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Chapter 33: Post-9/11 G.I. Bill


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Includes veterans who served a minimum of 90 aggregate days (or 30 continuous days and discharged due to service-connected disability) of active duty service on or after September 11, 2001. Active duty time includes full-time, other than active duty for training, in a regular component of the Armed Forces. Call or order to active duty in a reserve component of the Armed Forces. Active duty does not included: AGR under Title 32, Service Academy Contract, period under ROTC 10 U.S.C 2107(b), or service used for purpose of loan repayment. Eligibility is retained if active duty is continued, honorably discharged, discharged for condition that interfered with duty (CIWD), discharged for disability that existed prior to service (EPTS), or discharged for hardship (HDSP).


Effective August 1, 2009 but not payable until October 1, 2011, the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill will be expanded to include Active Service performed by National Guard members under title 32 U.S.C. for the purpose of organizing, administering, recruiting, instructing, or training the National Guard; or under section 502(f) for the purpose of responding to a national emergency.



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Application for VA Benefits: on-line or Adobe PDF.

Application for VA Benefits under transfer of entitlement : on-line or Adobe PDF.

Change of Place of Training or Program: Adobe PDF.

Enrollment Notification: MS Word or Adobe PDF.

Requirements for VA Benefits at WOU: MS Word or Adobe PDF.

Certification Request: MS Word or Adobe PDF.

Direct Deposit: Adobe PDF.

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Additional Resources for Chapter 33 Recipients

Benefit Comparison

Benefit Compairson Tool

Benefit Factors to Consider


Licensing & Certification - National Tests

Fry Scholarship

Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs (ODVA)

Post 9/11 GI Bill Pamplet

Post 9/11 GI Bill Transferability (TEB)

Post 9/11 GI Bill Transferbility (TEB) FAQ

Post 9/11 GI Bill Yellow Ribbon

Post 9/11 GI Bill Yellow Ribbon Pamplet

Post 9/11 GI Bill Yellow Ribbon FAQ

Raytheon-SVA Scholarship

Reintegration Program

Salem Vet Center directions

Study Abroad

Transcripts - JST

Troops to Teachers

Tuition Assistance - GoArmyEd

Tuition Assistance - National Guard

Tutorial Assistance

VFW Scholarship


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Contact Information for Veterans' Educational Benefits

WOU Veterans' Representative

Registrar's Office

Western Oregon University

345 N. Monmouth Ave.

Monmouth, OR 97361

ph: (503) 838-8183; fax: (503) 838-9696



Veterans' Affairs

1-888-GIBILL1 or 1-888-442-4551



University Registrar ph: (503) 838-8327; fax: (503) 838-9696 | or e-mail: