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

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
  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 
  3. Register for classes
  4. Complete the OHSU Veteran Benefit Certification Form 

In-State Tuition for Veterans and VA Beneficiaries

Under Section 3679(c) of title 38, schools must charge in-state tuition and fees to certain individuals. OHSU’s application of this statute is detailed in sections 3.B. and 3.C. of the OHSU Student Residency for Tuition Purposes Policy (02-10-010).

The following are considered Oregon residents for tuition purposes, regardless of their formal state of residence (see the policy for details and restrictions):

  • A veteran who was has secured housing in Oregon prior to commencing enrollment in an OHSU academic program
  • A veteran receiving benefits under chapter 30 or 33 who lives in Oregon
  • An individual using transferred benefits under chapter 33 who lives in Oregon
  • Anyone receiving benefits under chapter 31 who lives in Oregon

Credit for Military Experience

Undergraduate students may be eligible for academic credit for their military experience by submitting a Joint Services Transcript (Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy) or Community College of the Air Force transcript (Air Force and Space Force).

News and Updates

Honoring Veterans
posted Nov 11, 2022

This Veterans Day, Nov. 11, we would like to honor OHSU’s veterans and those currently serving by acknowledging their service. Take a moment to “meet” OHSU veterans in the attached booklet that features veterans with some mini interviews.

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.