MESSAGE FOR POST 9/11 GI BILL® RECIPIENTS and VR&E STUDENTS IN RECEIPT OF POST 9/11 GI BILL® HOUSING ALLOWANCE
For course enrollment at the University of Redlands, courses designated as Remote Campus, Hybrid, or Online are considered distance learning; non-resident (not in person). Courses designated as On-Campus, Lecture, On-Ground are considered in-resident.
Important: VA New Monthly Enrollment Verification Requirement
Starting December 17, 2021, Post 9/11 GI Bill® students are required to verify they have remained enrolled in the same courses or training every month. Students who receive MHA/Kicker payments will have their payment withheld if they fail to verify or report, they are no longer enrolled in their courses or training. The VA has a current US mobile number on file for your GI Bill benefits. You will receive a text message to opt-in. For additional questions or information, contact a VA representative at 1-888-442-4551 or click on the link here.
Title 38 U.S. Code § 3679e states an institution cannot prevent the student's enrollment, assess a penalty including late fees to the student, require the student to secure alternative or additional funding or deny the student access to any resources. This includes but is not limited to access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities due to the delayed disbursement of payment by the VA – in which the student provides to the educational institution a Certificate of Eligibility or Statement of Benefits for entitlement to educational assistance under Chapter 31 (Vocational Rehabilitation Program) or Chapter 33 (Post 9/11 GI Bill® Program).