The University of Central Oklahoma provides a
full-time Veterans Affairs Office to assist students who are eligible to
receive Educational Benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
All degree plans offered by the University of Central Oklahoma have been
approved by the State Accrediting Agency for payment of federal
The UCO Veterans Affairs Office processes enrollment
certifications for an estimated 450 to 550 students each semester. Our
student population, claiming educational benefits, consist of active
duty servicepersons (Chapter 30 Active Duty), active duty veterans
(Chapter 30, Chapter 34/30, Chapter 32), veterans on the VA Vocational
Rehabilitation program (Chapter 31), National Guard and Reserve
personnel (Chapter 1606), and (Chapter 1607)and those who are eligible to receive benefits
under the Survivors and Dependents Assistance Program (Chapter 35).
The UCO Veterans Affairs Office will certify
enrollment for payment of VA Educational Benefits for all students who
meet eligibility criteria as set forth by the Department of Veterans
Affairs. Enrollment certification is also done for students eligible for
REPS (Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors) and for students
eligible for CHAMPVA (the VA Civilian Health and Medical Program).
Financial Aid and VA -
If eligible, you may receive both. Depending on what programs under
Financial Aid that you qualify for, you may be requested to provide your
VA Award Letter. The VA Award Letter is issued to each VA Student after
VA has processed that particular semester's enrollment. The UCO VA
office does NOT receive a copy of this letter. VA Voc. Rehab. students
will need to contact their VA Case Manager for this letter.