VA Chapters

All veterans are separated into different categories (chapters) that define the class of benefits received. To identify the eligibility requirements and benefits, click the link to the chapter in question.

  1. Chapter 30: Prior active duty veterans (Montgomery GI Bill).
  2. Chapter 31: Service connected disabled veteran with a disability status of 20% or more.
  3. Chapter 33: Post 9/11 GI Bill.
  4. Chapter 35: Dependents, widows, and widowers.
  5. Chapter 1606: National Guard or Reserve (Montgomery GI Bill).
  6. Chapter 1607: Reserve Educational Assistance Program - for certain reservists who were activated for at least 90 days after September 11, 2001.

Basic Eligibility:

Veteran MUST have served in the armed forces after July 1, 1985 for two or three years of continuous service. 

Veteran MUST have contributed to the educational fund for 12 months ($100 per month).

Veteran MUST have received an honorable discharge.

To Enroll:

The veteran will complete and return the following paperwork to Veterans Services:

Application for Educational Benefits, VA Form 22-1990.

Copy of DD-214 (Member 4 Copy).

Copy of $600 buy-up, if applicable.

EACH SEMESTER, the student will fill out a Enrollment Form and return to Veterans Services.

Changes:

ALL CHANGES to the veterans schedule (adds, drops, class cancellations, and/or withdrawals) must be reported to Veterans Services by the veteran.

ANY CHANGES to the major or if transferring in from another school require the veteran to complete and return VA Form 22-1995 to Veterans Services.

Contact information:

Fresno State Veterans Services: (559) 278-7030.
Veterans Administration Educational office: (888) 442-4551.
Veterans Administration Direct Deposit information: (888) 442-4551.

Tutor:

If a veteran needs a tutor, they should contact Fresno State Veterans Services. 

Complete and return VA Form 22-1990t to Veterans Services.

The veteran must be attending at least 1/2 time.

Contact, negotiation of wages, and pay is the veteran's responsibility.

The veteran is eligible to receive $100 per month, up to $600 per semester and up to $1200 total, for tutor-reimbursement expenses

Basic Eligibility:

To Enroll:

The veteran will complete and return the following paperwork to Veterans Services:

Application for Educational Benefits, VA Form 22-1990.

Copy of DD-214 (Member 4 Copy).

Copy of $600 buy-up, if applicable.

EACH SEMESTER, the student will fill out a Enrollment Form and return to Veterans Services.

Changes:

ALL CHANGES to the veteran's schedule (major/minor, adds, drops, class cancellations, and/or withdrawals) must be approved by Fresno State Veterans' Services.

Contact information:

Fresno State Veterans' Services: (559) 278-7030.
Veterans Administration Educational office: (888) 442-4551.
Veterans Administration Direct Deposit information: (888) 442-4551.

Tutor:

If a veteran needs a tutor, they should contact Fresno State Veterans' Services. 

The veteran must be attending at least 1/2 time.

Basic Eligibility:

Spouse or children of a veteran that is deceased or has a 100% service-connected disability.

To Enroll:

The spouse/dependent must complete and return the following paperwork to Veterans' Services.

Application for Survivor's and Dependent's Educational Assistance, VA Form 22-5490.  ** Important!!   When completing 22-5490, please insert the veteran's social security number or C Number.

EACH SEMESTER, the spouse/dependent will fill out a Enrollment Form at Fresno State Veterans' Services.

Changes:

ALL CHANGES to the spouse/dependent's schedule (adds, drops, class cancellations, and/or withdrawals) must be approved by Fresno State Veternas' Services.

ANY CHANGES to the major or if transferring in from another school require the spouse/dependent to complete and return VA Form 22-5495 to Fresno State Veternas' Services.

Contact information:

Fresno State Veterans Services: (559) 278-7030.

Veterans Administration Educational office: (888) 442-4551.

Veterans Administration Direct Deposit information: (888) 442-4551.

Tutor:

If a spouse/dependent needs a tutor, they should contact Fresno State Veterans Services. 

Complete and return VA Form 22-1990t to Fresno State Veterans Services. 

The spouse/dependent must be attending at least 1/2 time.

Contact, negotiation of wages, and pay is the spouse/dependent's responsibility.

The spouse/dependent is eligible to receive $100 per month, up to $600 per semester and up to $1200 total, for tutor-reimbursement expenses.

Basic Eligibility:

Member MUST be in drill status to use benefits.

Member MUST have a signed six-year contract after July 1, 1985.

Member MUST have completed 180 days of duty in the selected reserve or guard. 

Member must have a GED or High School diploma.

To Enroll:

The member will complete and return the following paperwork to Fresno State Veterans' Services.

Application for Educational Benefits VA Form 22-1990.

Copy of Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE)-obtained from member's unit.

Copy of Reserves/Guard Kicker paperwork.

EACH SEMESTER, the student will fill out a Enrollment Form at Fresno State Veterans' Services.

Changes:

ANY CHANGES to the major or if transferring in from another school require the veteran to complete and return VA Form 22-1995 to Fresno State Veterans' Services.

Contact information:

Fresno State Veterans Services: (559) 278-7030.
Veterans Administration Educational office: (888) 442-4551.
Veterans Administration Direct Deposit information: (888) 442-4551.

Tutor:

If a member needs a tutor, they should contact Fresno State Veterans Services. 

Complete and return VA Form 22-1990t to Fresno State Veterans Services. 

The member must be attending at least 1/2 time.

Contact, negotiation of wages, and pay is the member's responsibility.

The member is eligible to receive $100 per month, up to $600 per semester and up to $1200 total, for tutor-reimbursement expenses.

Basic Eligibility:

To Enroll:

The member will complete and return the following paperwork to Fresno State Veterans' Services.

Application for Educational Benefits VA Form 22-1990 (write "REAP" in section one).

Copies of all DD 214s.

Copies of all orders for the period(s) you will use to claim eligibility.

EACH SEMESTER, the student will fill out a Enrollment Form at Fresno State Veterans' Services.

Changes:

ANY CHANGES to the major or if transferring in from another school require the veteran to complete and return VA Form 22-1995 to Fresno State Veterans' Services.

Contact information:

Fresno State Veterans Services: (559) 278-7030.
Veterans Administration Educational office: (888) 442-4551.
Veterans Administration Direct Deposit information: (888) 442-4551.

Tutor:

If a member needs a tutor, they should contact Fresno State Veterans Services. 

Complete and return VA Form 22-1990t to Fresno State Veterans Services. 

The member must be attending at least 1/2 time.

Contact, negotiation of wages, and pay is the member's responsibility.

The member is eligible to receive $100 per month, up to $600 per semester and up to $1200 total, for tutor-reimbursement expenses.