All VA students, including service members, veterans, spouses and other family members, must file an application through the Department of Veterans Affairs before they can receive education benefits, such as tuition. The VA determines the extent of benefits and eligibility. If you are approved to receive benefits, you will receive a Certificate of Eligibility letter from the VA. Click here to apply.
The School Certifying Official (SCO) serves as a liaison between UD PCS students and the VA. The SCO reports student enrollment information to the VA so benefits may be awarded.
SCO for UD’s non-college degree programs:
The following non-college degree programs offered by the University of Delaware’s Division of Professional and Continuing Studies (UD PCS) are VA approved:
If you are interested in registering for a non-college degree program, please complete the online Educational Benefit Enrollment Form.
In addition, please provide the following documents to the SCO by email or fax:
After all forms are received, the SCO will register you and electronically submit a 22-1999 enrollment certification to the VA to initiate payments.
For additional veteran resources at UD, click here.
For more information about the GI Bill and educational benefits, visit the VA website.
Military Spouse Career Advancement (MyCAA)
The MyCAA Scholarship is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of educational assistance to eligible military spouses. It is a component of the Department of Defense’s Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) program.
The scholarship helps military spouses pursue licenses, certificates, certifications or associate degrees necessary to gain employment in high-demand, high-growth, portable career fields and occupations. University of Delaware is an approved academic institution for participation in the MyCAA Scholarship program.
To use your MyCAA benefits at UD:
Questions? Please contact Lisa Malbone at email@example.com or 302-831-1138.
Pursuing a UD degree with your VA benefits
To find other University of Delaware undergraduate and graduate programs approved by the Delaware State Approving Agency for training of veterans, please reference the following link: https://inquiry.vba.va.gov/weamspub/buildSearchInstitutionCriteria.do.
In order to utilize Veterans Education Benefits to earn a UD degree, a student must be an admitted University of Delaware student.
For details, visit https://www.udel.edu/students/veterans/.