It takes an average of FIVE TO EIGHT WEEKS for the VA to process enrollment certifications. Make sure that you register for your courses and sumbit your Enrollment Certification Request on a timely manner to ensure prompt certification of your enrollment. Remember to register in courses according to your educational plan.
Information about qualifying pay rates and payment dates is available only through direct contact between the student and the Department of Veterans Affairs. Go to: http://www.gibill.va.gov/resources/benefits_resources/rate_tables.html or call 1-888-442-4551.
Your payment rates are based on your enrollment status or rate of pursuit.
In general, students who are using Chapter 33 benefits are required to attend at more than 50% rate of pursuit to be eligible for the Basic Housing Allowance. Student must contact the VA directly in regards to payment information and to determine their rate of pursuit. ***Rates will be prorated if a student is enrolled in non-standard term(s) classes or classes that have a beginning and end date different from the semester's beginning and end dates (For example: Nursing classes, Police Academy, and late start classes).