Veterans Service

Chapter 30, 31, 32, 33 (non-Yellow Ribbon), 35, 1606 & 1607 Programs

Any Veteran who needs an enrolllment certification sent to the Veterans Administration should complete the Veterans Certificaton Request Form (for first time requests) and see the Veterans Adviser in the Office of the University Registrar. Please note: Your quarterly certifications will be reported based on the number of units in which you are enrolled. Additionally, any student receiving benefits under a public law should be aware that missing, incomplete, or unsatisfactory course grades must be reported to the Veterans Administration by the University Registrar and could result in the loss of benefits.

Yellow Ribbon Program

The University of Chicago is participating in the educational initiative for post-9/11 servicemen and women in partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, called the Yellow Ribbon Education Enhancement Program. The Yellow Ribbon Program is part of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 (commonly known as Chapter 33).

Participation by Academic Division or School:

Click here to see the University of Chicago's participation in the Yellow Ribbon Education Enhancement Program by academic division and school for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Application Process:

The application for the 2014-2015 academic year will be posted on this web page at 9:00 am Monday, May 19th. Also on May 19, 2014, the University of Chicago will be accepting applications from veterans to participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program. For the 2014-2015 academic year, applicants must have been admitted and confirmed intent to enroll into an academic program. Acceptance in the Yellow Ribbon Program for eligible students will be on a first-come, first-serve basis, as defined by the University. All the following steps must be completed:

1.Complete Application Form. Click here for a copy of the application form.

2.Attach a copy of Veterans Administration Certificate of Eligibility for Yellow Ribbon Program

3.Deliver application form and Certificate of Eligibility to the Office of the University Registrar. Fax number is: 773-702-3562. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Mailing address is: Veteran's Services, Office of the University Registrar, University of Chicago, 1427 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637

Please Note:

  • Program participants will be determined from the pool of applications on a first-come, first-serve basis for the limited number of spaces. Each application will be time stamped on the date it is received.
  • Veterans will be contacted by their academic division or school as to their status in the Yellow Ribbon Program.
  • Students currently receiving Yellow Ribbon benefits do not need to submit a new application.

Tuition Assistance and Academic Information for US Armed Forces Service Members