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Veterans Benefits

St. Thomas University is approved for undergraduate, graduate, and law school educational benefits for veterans and eligible dependents under current public law. Students who may be eligible for educational benefits under any Veterans Administration program should contact:

Veterans Administration Regional Office
PO Box 100022
Decatur, GA 30031-7022
(800) 827-1000
www.gibill.va.gov

CHAPTER 33 YELLOW RIBBON
St. Thomas University School of Law is proud to participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program established by the Post-9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Act of 2008. Beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year, students who are eligible for Chapter 33 benefits at the 100% rate will receive up to $19,198.31 and up to an additional $9,300 in Yellow Ribbon Match per academic year (August 1-July 31) in education benefits to cover tuition and fees. Depending on your years of service, you may also be eligible for housing and book allowances payable by VA. Your veteran’s educational benefit is determined by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

For more information, or to apply for Veteran’s Educational Benefits, eligible students MUST contact the VA Regional Office at least one semester in advance of the date of their intended enrollment in the law school and submit all required documents.

Before St. Thomas University School of Law can submit your enrollment certification to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs you will be required to provide the following documents to the School’s Certifying Official for VA Benefits.

1.    Copy of your Application For VA Education Benefits (VA 22-1990)
2.    Copy of your DD214
3.    Copy of your Certificate of Eligibility Letter


SEGAL AMERICORPS EDUCATION AWARD

St. Thomas University School of Law will match a student’s Segal AmeriCorps Education Award (up to $5,550) per academic year for up to 2 years for students enrolled in the School’s Juris Doctorate (J.D.) program.   This award will be applied to the Fall and Spring semesters and will be used to defray tuition costs.

St. Thomas School of Law contact:
Mr. Andres Marrero
(305) 474-2409
amarrero@stu.edu

Click here to view main campus information on veterans' affairs.