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VA Student Process

Sign up for benefits with the Veterans Administration

Veterans who wish to attend Davenport University and use Veterans Benefits must follow the steps below: 

Go to  www.gibill.va.gov GI Bill® is a registered Trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

  • Click on Education Benefits

  • Click on How to Apply Benefits

  • Complete application and make sure that the application is signed

Students may submit one of the following to begin the certifying process:

  • The Post-9/11 GI Bill Statement of Benefits from Vets.gov

  • Certificate of Eligibility – COE

  • eBenefits

  • Chapter 31–1905

All VA students will be required to submit either a Certificate of Eligibility-COE or the Benefits Statement from Vets.gov

NOTE: eBenefits cannot be the only form used as proof of VA eligibility.

Students who transfer from another institution must submit a Request for Change of Program or Place of Training (VA Form 22-1995).

Students can send copy by mail, email or fax as listed below:

Davenport University
Attn:  VA Certifying Official
6191 Kraft Avenue S.E.
Grand Rapids, MI  49512
Fax number:  616.732.1150

Toll free: 866-925-3884

vaprocessing@davenport.edu

Students are strongly encouraged to sign up for eBenefits at www.ebenefits.va.gov (view my status). Or, students may contact the Department of Veteran Affairs office at 1.888.442.4551 to obtain further information concerning their benefits.

Davenport University VA
Certifying Officials

 

Sonya Mateen
Director of VA Certification & Transcripts at 616-742-1705
Sonya.Mateen@davenport.edu
Cynthia Gill
Assistant Bursar at 616-451-3511 extension 1103
Cynthia.Gill@davenport.edu Fax number 616-732-1109

Debra Day
Third Party Billing at 800-266-6158
dday11@davenport.edu

Heather Bazner
Transcript Specialist at 616-742-1719
Heather.Bazner@davenport.edu
Toll free: 866-925-3884
Registrar’s Office Fax Number: 616-732-1150
Registrar's Office Email: Central.Registrar@davenport.edu
 

For additional DU Military/Veteran resources please click here.