G.I. Jobs named Florida Tech a Military Friendly School in recognition of its efforts to recruit, support and retain American veterans and current active or reserve service members as students. Florida Tech is among the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that made the 2015 List.
Florida Institute of Technology's Office of Online Learning has been approved by the Florida State Approving Agency to certify eligible veterans, dependents, and active duty service members to receive Montgomery GI Bill® Benefits and Post 9/11 GI Bill® Benefits under the Department of Veterans' Affairs.
VA forms can be filled out and submitted to the Department of Veterans Affairs online. Please use the Vets.gov site, here. General information about getting started can be found on the VA home page, here.
To obtain a free copy of your DD214 click here. This is an important document so it best to keep it safeguarded. You can also contact someone in your unit for collecting important military documents.
Chapters 30 and 1606 need to verify their attendance monthly to receive their benefits. The WAVE verification can be done here or by calling the automated verification line at 877-823-2378.
Chapter 31 students that have utilizing their vocation rehabilitation benefits in the past can have their case manager send the certifying official a copy of their VA Form 28-1905 via fax at 321-674-8216. They will, in turn, notify billing that an invoice is being requested and they will promptly send an invoice to the case manager for processing of benefits.
New Chapter 31 students can go here for more information:
Employment Center available on www.ebenefits.va.gov.
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 Web site at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
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