The CWU Veterans Center can provide information and guidance to veterans, active duty, national guard or reserve members, dependents, and others regarding questions on Veteran Education Benefits. Our office also serves as the VA certifying official for CWU students. We suggest that you contact our office as early as possible before attending CWU to begin the process of setting up VA education benefits.
I am a prospective student.
We are excited to learn about your interest in Central Washington University! To apply for admission, please click here. To receieve important information on getting ready to use VA or other military education benefits before you are admitted, complete the Prospective Student Information Form There is no reason to wait to be admitted to begin the process of applying for your VA Education Benefit. You can apply online at the VA Website. If you would like to learn more about the different VA education benefits, you will want to use the GI Bill® Comparison Tool.
I am an admitted student.
To begin the process of using VA Education Benefits or to be considered for a tuition waiver or grant, please complete the New Student Information Form. It is important to apply for the VA Education Benefit you intend to use, if you have not already done so. To begin the process of applying for your VA Education Benefit, you can apply online at the VA Website.
Originally created to celebrate the anniversary of the end of World War I, Veterans Day has been and continues to be an important federal holiday, meant to recognize those who have served in the armed forces. Please visit the Veterans Day page to learn more about CWU events taking place during the week of November 9th to November 13th. You can also visit the Veterans Day History link below to learn the complete story of this important day.
Support and Resources
The Veterans Center exists for the success of our fellow veterans, servicemembers, and their families. We are dedicated to providing equitable access to Federal, State and Institutional resources for our students. As advocates for our students, we are committed to enhancing the visibility of veterans in higher education. To learn more, please read about our Mission, Values, and Diversity Statement.
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GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.