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The GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by the VA is available at the official U.S. government website.

Veterans Affairs

Savannah State University is proud of its affiliation with the United States Military.

For questions regarding GI Bill® benefits, please email
Active Duty and Reserve students desiring to use Tuition Assistance should email

Helpful Information:

Depending on the program, veterans are eligible for benefits in 4 areas:

The following are the GI Bill® programs. Details of benefits

The following documents are required process a request to use GI Bill® benefits.

For transfer students who have used GI Bill® at another college or university, request for change of training location or program form.

A veteran earns GI Bill® benefits under the Department of Defense (DOD) resources while serving the country. When the vet wishes to use the benefits, the funding is released from Veterans Affairs (VA). The COE (to use GI Bill® benefits) is a permission slip to spend VA money to pay for benefits earned under DOD dollars.

The COE can be obtained online through ebenefits. It details how many months of benefits and the percentage of payout the Vet has earned. For benefits to be transferred to dependents, the sponsor must apply for a new COE in the student's name.