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Updates from University Veterans Services

  • New VA GI Bill System February 2023

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently emailed all Post-9/11 GI Bill® students about an update to their IT systems occurring in late February/early March 2023 with the release of Enrollment Manager. As a result, …

  • Badger Veteran Photo Project 2022

    The University Veteran Services staff would like to thank everyone who contributed to the Badger Veteran Photo Project this year! Thank you for your service to our country and willingness to share a bit about …

  • Message to Students: Jolene Anders returns to UVS

    To our military-connected community:  If I haven’t had the pleasure of meeting you – Hi, I’m Jolene! I started full-time in University Veterans Services (UVS) in 2019, and I’m a UW-Madison alum. I’ve also served …

  • Chapter 35 tuition updates for Fall 2022

    Starting August 1, 2022, students using Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (DEA) education benefits (also known as Chapter 35) are eligible for in-state tuition if considered nonresidents of Wisconsin for tuition purposes. You will retain …

  • Changes to Army Tuition Assistance (TA) and ArmyIgnitED

    Tuition Assistance (TA) is a benefit available for current service members. The Department of Defense (DoD) has directed a uniform per semester hour cap of $250 for TA and an annual fiscal year ceiling of …

  • NEW: Post 9/11 GI Bill® Enrollment Verification Update

    Beginning Spring 2022, the federal VA is requiring verification of enrollment for students receiving Post 9/11 GI Bill.

  • New VA tuition and fee payment schedule for Fall 2021

    Beginning Fall 2021, the Veterans Administration (VA) will delay distribution of their tuition and fee payments until October or later.

  • Future COVID updates

    Students, family members, and colleagues: We’ll update this page with new information and resources from our office related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any needs or concerns! We’re here …

  • COVID updates as of March 30, 2020

    Enrollment Appointments & Deadlines Drop/withdraw deadlines for the spring term have been extended to April 17th. We updated our Education Benefit FAQs and included a section on drops/withdrawals you may find helpful in this situation. …

  • COVID updates as of March 17, 2020

    Office Closure University Veteran Services staff are working remotely and will be best available via email at veterans@wisc.edu. Current students can use Starfish to set up phone and Microsoft Teams video chat appointments with us. …

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