Veteran's Benefits

GI Bill Benefits

Dependent Benefits

Chapter 35, Dependents Educational Assistance Program

Eligibility: Any spouse or dependant of a veteran that was killed in the line of duty or classified by the VA as 100% permanently disabled.

Child of a Disabled Veteran Program and Public Safety Officer Supplemental Grant Program (CVO) Remission of Fees

The Child of a Disabled Veteran Program and Public Safety Officer Supplemental Grant Program (CVO) provides tuition and fee assistance for eligible children of disabled Indiana veterans, eligible children and spouses of certain members of the Indiana National Guard killed on active duty, and eligible children and spouses of certain Indiana public safety officers killed in the line of duty. The grant pays 100% of undergraduate tuition and some mandatory fees as a supplement to other state financial aid.

If your parent is a 100% disabled veteran or died due to a service-related injury you may be eligible for both Indiana and Federal benefits. Contact the Office for Veterans and Military Personnel with questions pertaining to eligibility. You must also file a FAFSA (U.S. Department of Education, FREE Application for Federal Student Aid) to receive this benefit.

Additional information

Veterans Benefits

Chapter 33, Post 9/11 GI Bill

Eligibility: Anyone who served under Title 10 orders after September 11, 2001. Percentage of eligibility based on time served active duty.

Late fees and penalties waived.

  • Veterans who are using the Post 9/11, Chapter 33 GI Bill benefit will be exempt from late payment fees since it is recognized that payments from the VA are expected to be applied to your IUPUI Bill later than our published deadlines.
  • Following payment from the Department of Veterans Affairs on your account, please pay any remaining amount, either from tuition and fees not covered by your GI Bill or from charges unrelated to tuition and fees (i.e., JagBucks, Recreation Fee, etc. ).
  • If you have any questions about your account, please contact the Office of the Bursar at 317-274-2451 or via email at You may also inquire in person at the Office of Financial Aid Services, located on the 2nd Floor of the Campus Center.

Chapter 30, Montgomery GI Bill

Eligibility: Any enlisted member that paid $1200 to GI Bill while on Active Duty.

Chapter 1606, Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve

Eligibility: Any National Guard or Reservist currently in good drilling status with their unit.

Chapter 1607, Reserve Edcational Assistance Program (REAP)

Eligibility: Any National Guard or Reservist that has been called to Active Duty under Title 10 orders since September 11, 2001.

Chapter 31, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment

Eligibility: Any veteran or service member with a disability rating of 20% or higher deemed eligible by a VA Voc Rehab Counselor.

Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Service

Yellow Ribbon Program

  • IU School of Dentistry is a participating Yellow Ribbon Program School
  • As of August 1, 2011 only those who are currently admitted as Nonresident students and are eligible for Chapter 33 at the 100% tier will need to apply for the Yellow Ribbon Program.
    • All other students, even Graduate and Professional, should have their full tuition and applicable fees covered if they are eligible for Chapter 33 at the 100% tier.
  • VA will pay as much as $3650 annually, to be matched dollar for dollar by IUSD.
  • An Yellow Ribbon Application need only be completed one time. Once you have been given funds under the program, you will continue to receive funds until benefits are exhausted, the student graduates or the student sits out for a full Fall or Spring term.   The YellowRibbon Application is available in the Dental Graduate Education Office (DS 280B).
  • For more information, please visit the Veteran's Administration Yellow Ribbon Program page.

GI Benefit Process