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In accordance with Title 38 US Code 3679 subsection (e), CCSU adopts the following additional provisions for any students using U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Post 9/11 G.I. Bill® (Ch. 33) or Veteran Readiness & Employment (Ch. 31) benefits, while payment to the institution is pending from the VA. This school will not:
However, to qualify for this provision, such students may be required to:
Note: Post- 9/11 GI Bill ® (CH33) students can register at the VA Regional Office to use E-Benefits to get the equivalent of a Chapter 33 Certificate of Eligibility. Chapter 31 student cannot get a completed VA Form 28-1905 (or any equivalent) before the VA VR&E case-manager issues it to the school.
Central Connecticut State University complies with Section 702 of the Veteran’s Access, Choice, and Accountability Act, Section 417 of PL 114-315 and the Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020 (P.L.116-315)
Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 (“Choice Act”), requires VA to disapprove programs of education for payment of benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill and Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty at public institutions of higher learning if the schools charge qualifying Veterans and dependents tuition and fees in excess of the rate for resident students for terms beginning after July 1, 2015 (and July 1, 2017 for the new updates)
Section 417 of Public Law 114-315 requires VA to disapprove programs of education for payment of benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill and Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty at public Institutions of Higher Learning (IHLs) if the school charges qualifying Veterans and dependents tuition and fees in excess of the rate for resident students for terms beginning after July 1, 2017.
The Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe (Public Law 116-315 Section 1005) amends the definition of covered individuals in Title 38 USC 3679(c)(2)(A) by removing the requirement to be within 3 years of discharge in order to receive in-state tuition, effective August 1, 2021.
Isakson & Roe: Section 1010 states that Post- 9/11 GI Bill ® (CH33) Educational Assistance recipients effective August 1, 2021, must verify their enrollment status each month to continue receiving their monthly housing allowance (MHA) and/or kicker payments. Students are asked to verify their enrollment status relative to what we have reported on your behalf. This is not attendance verification.
Students can verify their enrollment status in one of two ways:
Text Messaging – Students who choose VA’s “Opt-In” feature will receive a text message each month prompting them to verify their enrollment status.
Telephone – Students may call the Education Call Center (ECC) at 888-442-4551 to verify their enrollment status.
Isakson & Roe: Section 1019 requires that schools and training programs be financially responsible, instead of the student, for benefits paid directly to an educational institution pursuant to the Post-9/11 GI Bill ® for tuition and fees or the Yellow Ribbon program, under the Post -9/11 GI Bill ®. (Authority 38 U.S.C 3685(b)) Effective January 5, 2021.