Education at OHSU

Veterans Affairs Education Benefits

If you are a veteran of the United States military, or a spouse or dependent of a veteran, you may be eligible for education funding to attend OHSU.

For more information, contact OHSU’s VA School Certifying Official at veterancert@ohsu.edu or (503) 494-5877  (Dental Students: Contact Student Affairs in the School of Dentistry)

Complete the OHSU Veteran Benefit Certification Form each term after you register

  1. Visit benefits.va.gov/gibill
  2. Request a VA Certificate of Eligibility (COE)
  3. Submit your COE to OHSU’s VA School Certifying Official at veterancert@ohsu.edu or (503) 494-5877 to inform us that you plan to use your benefits (Dental Students: Contact Student Affairs in the School of Dentistry)
  4. Register for classes
  5. Complete the OHSU Veteran Benefit Certification Form 
  1. Submit a Request for Change of Program or Place of Training
  2. Contact OHSU’s VA School Certifying Official at veterancert@ohsu.edu or (503) 494-5877 to inform us that you plan to use your benefits 
    Dental Students: Contact Student Affairs in the School of Dentistry
  3. Register for classes
  4. Complete the OHSU Veteran Benefit Certification Form 

News and Updates

GI Bill® Summit
posted March 2022

The Veterans Benefits Administration’s (VBA) Education Service is hosting the first ever 2022 GI Bill Summit! This Summit is designed to give Veterans, Service members and their families nationwide the opportunity to hear directly from VA leadership regarding GI Bill experience updates. We encourage you to attend the event to get your education benefit questions answered and hear the latest on GI Bill modernization efforts! Event details are below:

When? Thursday, April 14, 2022 from 12-1 PM EDT

Where? Virtually via Facebook on VA’s Post-9/11 GI Bill Facebook page

What? VBA Education Service will be answering questions regarding: 

  • Accessing Your Benefits
  • Monthly Enrollment Verification Requirements
  • COVID-19 Protections of Monthly Housing Allowance Benefits 
  • GI Bill Modernization

RSVP here:  https://2022gibillsummit.splashthat.com

Post-9/11 GI Bill® Monthly Verification
posted Feb 2022

Beginning with Winter term 2022, if you are using your Post-9/11 GI Bill benefit at an Institution of higher Learning (IHL) facility, you are required to verify your enrollment at the end of each month to receive your Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA) and/or kicker payments. For more information, visit the VA enrollment verification webpage.


GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.