Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard Veterans
National Guard, Reservists, and Eligible Dependents
GI Bill® education benefits are valid for only 10 years from date of separation from active duty and 14 years for Guard/Reserves while serving. When calling the VA regional office (888-442-4551/ GIBILL1) for eligibility, have your service/Social Security number and birth date available. If eligible, contact the company’s human resources or apprenticeship coordinator.
You may also speak to a VA counselor at 800-827-1000. Be specific as to the program/career you are pursuing. If you have further questions, you may contact the Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs, state approving agency, at 317-232-3914/3917 or 800-400-4520.
If you are interested in using your veterans benefits to attend Ball State, please contact Beck Hannaford, Veterans Benefits, at 765-285-5736, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
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