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Military Veterans

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It is our privilege to work with you in achieving your goals in the field of nursing. Thank you for your service.

Please note, VA Veteran’s Educational Benefits may not be available at all campus locations or for all program offerings. For information regarding the VA options available at your campus, please contact your VA School Certifying Official listed below.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which VA Educational Benefits can I use while studying at ۽Ƶ?
The following VA Education Programs can be utilized at ۽Ƶ. To learn more about the education programs administered by the VA, visit the VA online at .

  • Chapter 33 – Post 9/11 GI Bill®
  • Transfer of Post 9/11 GI Bill® Benefits to Dependents (TEB)
  • Chapter 30 – Montgomery GI Bill®, Active Duty
  • Chapter 31 – Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E)
  • Chapter 35 – Dependents Educational Assistance (DEA)
  • Chapter 1606 – Montgomery GI Bill® Selected Reserves (MGIB – SR)

What documents do I need to provide the College?

  • Certificate of Eligibility
    Apply online at . Please note, the application can take up to 30 days to process.
  • Joint Service Transcripts (JST)
    Veteran students only
  • How To Submit Benefit Certification Request Form
  • All previous college transcripts

How much will I receive for my Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA)?
All questions regarding additional benefits like MHA or Books/Supplies Stipend should be directed to the VA at 1.800.442.4551 (1.800.GIBILL1) or .


Can I also use financial aid?
Students utilizing education benefits may also be eligible for federal financial aid. To be considered for federal student aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or via the myStudentAid mobile app. Be sure to add the Galen FAFSA code: 015924.

Contact the financial aid office for additional eligibility requirements.

When will my VA benefits be certified?
Galen certifies VA education benefits quarterly for students who have submitted all required documentation.

What else should I know?
Galen does not currently participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program, Active Duty Tuition Assistance or accept the Hazelwood Act.

Courses dropped after the published drop/add period will be reported to the VA and may result in a debt between the student and the VA.

For any other questions, contact your campus VA School Certifying Official at the contact information below.

Contact your VA School Certifying Official

Austin Campus

Ari Amador, Travis Szyman & Benjamin Salazar
Student Financial Services – Veteran Benefits Coordinator
726-227-9962
TxVeterans@galencollege.edu


Dallas Campus

Ari Amador, Travis Szyman & Benjamin Salazar
Student Financial Services – Veteran Benefits Coordinator
726-227-9962
TxVeterans@galencollege.edu



Cincinnati Campus

Ken Huss
Financial Aid Manager
KHuss@galencollege.edu


Gainesville Campus

Jose Torres
JTorres@GalenCollege.edu



Hazard Campus

Andrew Stidham
AStidham@GalenCollege.edu


Houston Campus

Ari Amador, Travis Szyman & Benjamin Salazar
Student Financial Services – Veteran Benefits Coordinator
726-227-9962
TxVeterans@galencollege.edu


Louisville Campus

Alexandera Petersohn
APetersohn@galencollege.edu
Lisa Wright

LWright2@galencollege.edu



Miami Campus

Veronica Alonso
VAlonso@GalenCollege.edu



Nashville Campus

Julia Laughland JLaughland@galencollege.edu


Online Campus

ONLFinancialAid@galencollege.edu


Pikeville Campus

Andrew Stidham
AStidham@GalenCollege.edu



San Antonio Campus

Ari Amador, Travis Szyman & Benjamin Salazar
Student Financial Services – Veteran Benefits Coordinator
726-227-9962
TxVeterans@GalenCollege.edu



Sarasota Campus

Scott Clarke
SClarke@galencollege.edu

Chris Rauch
CRauch@GalenCollege.edu



Tampa Bay Campus

Chris Rauch
CRauch@GalenCollege.edu

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 website at .