Veteran Benefits at Trinity University
To use any VA education benefit at Trinity, you must first submit a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility (COE) to the Office of the Registrar. The COE will be issued after the application for education benefits is approved and processed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Refer here to apply for education benefits and to learn more about the certification process.
On this page:
The Post-9/11 GI Bill® is for those who served at least 90 aggregate days on active duty, with or without a break in service, after September 10, 2001 or were honorably discharged from active duty for a service connected disability after serving 30 continuous days following September 10, 2001. Recipients of Chapter 33 benefits may qualify to receive assistance with tuition and required fees, a monthly housing allowance, and an annual book stipend. VA tuition and fee payments are paid directly to the Trinity University. Students are responsible for notifying the Financial Aid Office if VA benefits will exhaust prior to the start of the semester.
THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS REQUESTS THAT THE FOLLOWING NOTICE APPEAR AFTER USE OF THE TERM “GI BILL”: 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.
The Yellow Ribbon Program is a provision of the Post-9/11 GI Bill. Trinity University participates in the Yellow Ribbon program only for for degree-seeking undergraduate students that are 100% entitled under Chapter 33 (Post 9/11). Trinity has entered a voluntary agreement with the VA to assist with tuition and required fees above the annual private school tuition cap. More information can be found here.
Chapter 35 benefits provide a monthly stipend to support education and training opportunities of eligible dependents/survivors (child or spouse) of a Veteran who is permanently disabled, or deceased, as the result of a service connected disability.
As a private institution, Trinity University does not participate in the Texas Hazlewood Act.