Getting Started at St. Edward's University

St. Edward's University is a nationally ranked university with partner campuses in 10 countries.  We provide an inspiring, academically challenging environment that emphasizes global perspective and prepares students to make a difference in their world.  So, let's get started! You will need to:

1. Contact Chris Garcia (512) 448-8766

2. Apply for admission and be accepted.

3. Submit all transcripts, including military transcript, to the Office
of Admission. If Air Force, submit Community College of the Airforce transcript.

4. Meet with an academic advisor to declare a major and enroll in classes.

5. Submit required documents to the St. Edward’s University VA Coordinator.
(Below see benefits and documents needed checklist)

6. If necessary, apply for financial assistance.
6a. Apply for a PIN

6b. Apply for Financial Aid using FAFSA
(VA Coordinator can assist you with this)

7. Once all required documents are received in the St. Edward’s University VA Coordinator’s office, your enrollment will be transmitted to the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA).

8. Book stipend (paid to student) and tuition (paid to St. Edward’s University) are generally disbursed at the same time, approximately 3 to 4 weeks after submission of your enrollment to the DVA.

9. BAH is paid directly to the student and typically is paid on the first of each full month of attendance. All payments are controlled by DVA, not by St. Edward’s University.

Now prepare to Take on your world!

 

DOCUMENTS NEEDED TO START YOUR BENEFIT AT SEU

Chapter 1606/1607 – Reserve/Guard
  • Member 2 or 4 copy DD 214 and/or DD-2384 (NOBE)
  •  Documentation of Kicker and/or college fund
  • Certificate of Eligibility
  • Copy of degree plan
Chapter 35 – Dependent
  • Spouse/parent must be deceased or 100% disabled
  • Copy of marriage/birth certificate
  • Certificate of Eligibility
  • Copy of degree plan
Chapter 33 – Post 9/11
  • Member 2 or 4 copy DD 214
  • Certificate of Eligibility
  • Copy of degree plan
Chapter 30 – MGIB
  • Member 2 or 4 copy DD 214
  • Certificate of Eligibility
  • Documentation of Kicker and/or college fund
  • Copy of degree plan
 Chapter 31 – Vocational Rehabilitation
  • 1905 (from your Vocation Rehabilitation Counselor)
  • Copy of degree plan
Change of School (if you have used benefits before) Save as PDF, do not send to VA, we will take care of this in our office.
 

Hazlewood

As a private university, St. Edward’s is unable to participate in the Hazlewood Program.