If copy of eligibility letter is submitted to the Certifying Official, students should receive their first check within SIX TO EIGHT WEEKS after the first day of class. If the veteran/dependent should apply for certification after classes begin, payment will be received later.

Information concerning payments for Chapter 30, 1606, 1607 and 35 students is available only through direct contact between the student and the Department of Veterans' Affairs. Go to the Ask Us A GI Bill Question located under the GI Bill Links tab on the GI Bill Website or call 888-442-4551. (VA student should get the name of person he/she talks to.)

Chapter 30, 1606, and 1607 students must self-certify the last day of each month they are enrolled at UACCB. Delay of benefits can occur if this is not done each month. To self-certify the veteran must:

  1. Go on online at, click on GI Bill Links tab and choose Verify Your Attendance link and follow instructions
  2. Call 877-823-2378