American University Veterans Services

American University Veterans Services Meet the Staff:

Alicia Marsh-Associate Director-Veteran Services

Valerie Verra-Veterans Services Administrator AU Veterans Services is here to assist American University students using VA Education benefits towards their AU degree/certificate.

We also offer campus resources for all of our military-affiliated students including active student groups to join.

Operating as usual

Here is your VA Question of the Day!
05/24/2021

Here is your VA Question of the Day!

Here is your VA Question of the Day!

Here is your VA Question of the Day!
05/20/2021

Here is your VA Question of the Day!

Here is your VA Question of the Day!

Important Update for Students using Chapter 1606 VA Benefits!!
05/20/2021

Important Update for Students using Chapter 1606 VA Benefits!!

Important Update for Students using Chapter 1606 VA Benefits!!

Here is your VA Question of the Day!
05/17/2021

Here is your VA Question of the Day!

Happy Armed Forces Day!"Armed Forces Day is a joint celebration of all six branches of the U.S. military: Air Force, Arm...
05/15/2021

Happy Armed Forces Day!

"Armed Forces Day is a joint celebration of all six branches of the U.S. military: Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy, and the newly created Space Force. The day honors all people currently serving in the U.S. armed forces. This includes the men and women who have served or are serving in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Space Force and Coast Guard, including the National Guard and Reserve components."
https://militarybenefits.info/armed-forces-day/

Happy Armed Forces Day!

"Armed Forces Day is a joint celebration of all six branches of the U.S. military: Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy, and the newly created Space Force. The day honors all people currently serving in the U.S. armed forces. This includes the men and women who have served or are serving in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Space Force and Coast Guard, including the National Guard and Reserve components."
https://militarybenefits.info/armed-forces-day/

Congratulations 2021 Graduates!
05/08/2021

Congratulations 2021 Graduates!

Congratulations 2021 Graduates!

05/07/2021
Thinking about changing a grade type to Pass/Fail?Please visit: https://help.american.edu/help?id=kb_article_view... for...
05/06/2021

Thinking about changing a grade type to Pass/Fail?

Please visit: https://help.american.edu/help?id=kb_article_view... for more information concerning AU's Extended Grade Type Option

Visit AU Veteran Services FAQs to see how changing your grade type may impact your VA Education Benefits
https://www.american.edu/.../au-annoucements-and-updates...

Thinking about changing a grade type to Pass/Fail?

Please visit: https://help.american.edu/help?id=kb_article_view... for more information concerning AU's Extended Grade Type Option

Visit AU Veteran Services FAQs to see how changing your grade type may impact your VA Education Benefits
https://www.american.edu/.../au-annoucements-and-updates...

Current VA guidance does not allow AU students using Chapter 33 Benefits to fund study abroad with their VA education be...
05/04/2021

Current VA guidance does not allow AU students using Chapter 33 Benefits to fund study abroad with their VA education benefits. For more information please view the knowledge article at
https://help.american.edu/help?id=kb_article_view&sysparm_article=KB0013334

Current VA guidance does not allow AU students using Chapter 33 Benefits to fund study abroad with their VA education benefits. For more information please view the knowledge article at
https://help.american.edu/help?id=kb_article_view&sysparm_article=KB0013334

AU is a proud Yellow Ribbon Program participant! We don't have a cap on the number of students who can participate but w...
04/27/2021

AU is a proud Yellow Ribbon Program participant! We don't have a cap on the number of students who can participate but we do cap the amount each GI Bill year (Aug 1-Jul 31). Check out the new GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon caps for 2021-2022!

AU is a proud Yellow Ribbon Program participant! We don't have a cap on the number of students who can participate but we do cap the amount each GI Bill year (Aug 1-Jul 31). Check out the new GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon caps for 2021-2022!

Important Update from the VA for Students using VR&E Benefits!
04/13/2021

Important Update from the VA for Students using VR&E Benefits!

Not sure whether your summer classes are residential or online for your housing allowance benefit?
04/08/2021

Not sure whether your summer classes are residential or online for your housing allowance benefit?

04/07/2021

ATTN Graduate Students!

2021-2022 Election for GLC's Executive Board
American University's Graduate Leadership Council is calling for candidates to run for the GLC's Executive Board for the 2021-2022 school year. The following positions are available:
President
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScF7emY1JcB1IoovltB7DhrdCLEYytp5WMsJu9rjH3jHuXCkw/viewform
Vice President of Management
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScNr0ktyHJXbylCc3Pf_Xa8UZqECx3eVcG-pw0jOXFHukjImQ/viewform

Vice President of Finance
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdQ7CFQecFzERizR67r9DoWP3gEidIgB9q2WseUYQT4MS7zfA/viewform

Director of Communications
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSezfPoSciBpZp-IYZbwij_R-hSrzEyL0rRjG3YcuVTbS6CBGA/viewform
Director of Programming
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeONuYfLvCXcfNoyrKH_CnxOYNkVbiNNxJdgqXNvHm8cQKXfA/viewform
Director of Clubs and Campus Relations
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScL6oADftMg8bhdSOv5AIxq50i3yk7hflwi5cb6930x8coLgg/viewform

Apply NOW to earn Student Support Payment and gain Leadership Experience!
Please note that candidates who are interested in applying to multiple positions must submit one form for each position. Please click on the position of interest to fill out the application.
Feel free to view the Position Descriptions, Constitution and Bylaws for more information about the GLC and each role.
Please submit your application by Wednesday, April 7, 11:59pm EST.
Applicants who meet the requirements of the position will be invited to an interview round with current members of the GLC. After the interview, a campus-wide general election will be held from Tuesday, April 13th at 9am to Wednesday, April 14th at 5pm, EST. Election results will be confirmed no later than Friday April 16th.
Email us at [email protected] if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you to our VA Work Study Students for another successful semester of VA Work Study Office hours!
04/01/2021

Thank you to our VA Work Study Students for another successful semester of VA Work Study Office hours!

Thank you to our VA Work Study Students for another successful semester of VA Work Study Office hours!

DEADLINE: APRIL 16th!Are you graduating in April/May or August 2021? Did you recently graduate? Graduating students who ...
03/31/2021

DEADLINE: APRIL 16th!

Are you graduating in April/May or August 2021? Did you recently graduate?

Graduating students who are serving, have served, or will serve after graduation receive a red, white, and blue cord to wear over their gown, courtesy of the Student Veterans of America (AU Chapter).

Please complete the form attached below so we can mail you your Veterans cord. Congratulations!
https://american.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_a8YA9JAg3If1Vsx

DEADLINE: APRIL 16th!

Are you graduating in April/May or August 2021? Did you recently graduate?

Graduating students who are serving, have served, or will serve after graduation receive a red, white, and blue cord to wear over their gown, courtesy of the Student Veterans of America (AU Chapter).

Please complete the form attached below so we can mail you your Veterans cord. Congratulations!
https://american.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_a8YA9JAg3If1Vsx

Interested in Taking Summer classes? Read this important reminder!Answers to frequently asked questions available at:hel...
03/24/2021

Interested in Taking Summer classes? Read this important reminder!

Answers to frequently asked questions available at:
help.american.edu/help

Please be looking for emails from the VA concerning important updates for your VA Education Benefits. You can verify and...
03/22/2021

Please be looking for emails from the VA concerning important updates for your VA Education Benefits.

You can verify and update your email information by calling the Education Call Center (ECC) at 888-442-4551.

Please be looking for emails from the VA concerning important updates for your VA Education Benefits.

You can verify and update your email information by calling the Education Call Center (ECC) at 888-442-4551.

The Isakson and Roe Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020 was signed into law on January 5, 2021. Th...
03/17/2021

The Isakson and Roe Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020 was signed into law on January 5, 2021. This law will bring many changes to VA Education benefits over 2021.
Please read the following for an immediate change to how VA debts will be processed. We will continue to update you as we receive guidance from the VA.

For an overview of all 32 provisions of this act please visit:
https://benefits.va.gov/gibill/isaksonroe.asp

The Isakson and Roe Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020 was signed into law on January 5, 2021. This law will bring many changes to VA Education benefits over 2021.
Please read the following for an immediate change to how VA debts will be processed. We will continue to update you as we receive guidance from the VA.

For an overview of all 32 provisions of this act please visit:
https://benefits.va.gov/gibill/isaksonroe.asp

The VA released some important reminders concerning your GI Bill Benefits and COVID-19. Please take a minute to watch th...
03/08/2021
VA.gov | Veterans Affairs

The VA released some important reminders concerning your GI Bill Benefits and COVID-19. Please take a minute to watch the video below for an overview:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8IkJfARNz

Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more.

Not seeing your VA Education Benefits on your account yet? Email us today at veterans@american.edu and we can provide a ...
03/01/2021

Not seeing your VA Education Benefits on your account yet? Email us today at [email protected] and we can provide a status update.

Happy Birthday U.S. Coast Guard Reserve!
02/19/2021

Happy Birthday U.S. Coast Guard Reserve!

Happy 80th Birthday to the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve! Reserve members who serve on active duty qualify for many VA benefit programs. Learn more: https://benefits.va.gov/guardreserve

**SCHOLARSHIP ALERT**The 2021 NAVPA Scholarship application is open! This opportunity is open to honorably discharged ve...
02/17/2021
2021 Scholarship - NAVPA

**SCHOLARSHIP ALERT**

The 2021 NAVPA Scholarship application is open! This opportunity is open to honorably discharged veterans, active duty, reservist, guard members or dependent of a veteran/military member that is attending a NAVPA member institution (American University is a proud NAVPA member institution!) during this spring 2021 term.

Awards will be one $1000 scholarship for each of the 8 NAVPA regions, eight awards total.

This scholarship is general in nature and will not impact Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits. For requirements, deadlines and application visit https://www.navpa.org/2021-navpa-scholarship

NAVPA SCHOLARSHIP 2021 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION Dates February 15th – April 16th, 2021 The National Association of Veteran Program Administrators (NAVPA) is proud to introduce our National Scholarship Program. Our Scholarship Program offers eight scholarships, one to each of the eight NAVPA regions...

02/15/2021
Our VA Work Study Virtual Office hours are back for Spring 2021 and we've expanded the hours! To start the semester, we ...
02/02/2021

Our VA Work Study Virtual Office hours are back for Spring 2021 and we've expanded the hours! To start the semester, we are open M-F 12:00-13:00 EST! Schedule an appointment here:
https://virtualofficehours.youcanbook.me

Our VA Work Study Virtual Office hours are back for Spring 2021 and we've expanded the hours! To start the semester, we are open M-F 12:00-13:00 EST! Schedule an appointment here:
https://virtualofficehours.youcanbook.me

01/28/2021

Come visit us today at the CSI Virtual Involvement Fair! We’ll be here from 12-5 to answer any questions you have and get you connected to AU Vets! Hope to see you there! (LINK IN BIO) 🎉 #csivirtual2

We are currently submitting tuition and fees requests to the VA for Spring 2021 and Term 1 2021. Please let us know if y...
01/26/2021

We are currently submitting tuition and fees requests to the VA for Spring 2021 and Term 1 2021. Please let us know if you have made any schedule changes or have questions!

We are currently submitting tuition and fees requests to the VA for Spring 2021 and Term 1 2021. Please let us know if you have made any schedule changes or have questions!

01/19/2021
New Year! New Instagram! @AUVeteransServices
01/08/2021

New Year! New Instagram! @AUVeteransServices

ATTENTION! If you have registered for Spring 2021 or Term 1 2021 classes make sure to complete your Request for Certific...
01/06/2021

ATTENTION! If you have registered for Spring 2021 or Term 1 2021 classes make sure to complete your Request for Certification (RFC). Students using VA education benefits must complete a RFC each semester to receive funding and timely BAH and book stipend payments.

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