We encourage you to apply for Veterans benefits on line using the Veterans ON-line APPlication (VONAPP).After successfully applying on line, you will receive a Certificate of Eligibility from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. Please submit a copy of your certificate along with the Veterans Affairs Request for Certification Form to our office in 231 South Hall. You may do so via fax at 570-662-4136 or scan a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org. Required paperwork that must be returned to the MU VA office.
These forms must be submitted to the Veteran Certifying Official:
*Mansfield University’s Certifying Official will complete the electronic 22 - 1999 Enrollment Certification which is then submitted to the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Buffalo.
Veterans receiving Montgomery GI Bill Benefits through Chapters 30, 1606 or 35, can use WAVE to submit monthly verifications.
WAVE (Web Automated Verification of Enrollment) is available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. You can check on the status of your record and report changes in your enrollment directly to the VA.
Go to WAVE and follow the log-in instructions.
You can find out the following:
1. Has my request for benefits been processed? Select "Benefit Status Information" to see if the VA has updated your record to show your current enrollment.
2. Has my monthly verification gone through? You can see if your verification has been processed, including changes in your enrollment.
3. Can I start or change my direct deposit? You can use WAVE to submit your direct deposit information. This information is sent to the Direct Deposit Center for processing.
4. Can the VA send me a reminder to do my monthly verification? If you choose, WAVE will e-mail you a reminder to verify at the first of the month and again mid-month if you still need to verify.5. Can I Still Use the Phone? Yes. Just dial 877-823-2378 and follow the instructions given.