You are here: American University American University Veteran Services Office

Military Flags

American University Veteran Services We're Here To Help You Navigate Your VA Benefits

Did you receive a bill and need help determining what portion of the bill you owe and what will be covered by VA Education Benefits? Click here for additional information. 

Click here for the latest information concerning COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and how VA Education Benefits are affected.

Students who are entitled to educational assistance under Chapter 31, Veterans Readiness and Employment, or Chapter 33, Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits must submit the following:

  • Certificate of eligibility or a Statement of Benefits from the VA website-eBenefits
  • Approved VAF 28-1905 form (Chapter 31 only)
  • Request for Certification via AU’s website (This must be completed each semester or term)  If these steps have been taken, AU will not impose any penalty including finance charges and will not deny access to classes, libraries or other institutional facilities while waiting for educational benefits to be processed by the VA and sent to AU. Students will not be required to borrow additional funds in the interim of a delayed disbursement of VA funding from Ch. 31 or 33. Any balance due after the start of classes that is not covered by Ch. 31 or Ch. 33 VA funding will be subject to monthly finance charges of .05% of the balance due and an account balance stop.


Veteran Services at American University

201 Asbury Building - AU Central
To schedule an appointment

For answers to frequently asked questions: Veterans Services 

AU Veteran Services Team would like to wish everyone a great semester and much success in progressing towards your degree/certificate program!

Your AU Veteran Services Team:
Alicia Marsh
Valerie Verra
Kasie Kirkpatrick
Tony Hollinger