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New or Current Student Information:
How to Contact the VA about your VA Education Benefit:

Option 1: You can send a secure email that will be answered on a first-come first-serve basis.  You can also search for answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) and register to be notified of any updates to the information. This contact method is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can be also utilized worldwide. To enter the "Submit A Question" site go to or to review our frequently asked questions (FAQs) go to

Option 2: You can call 1-888-GIBILL-1 (1888-442-4551).  This line is available from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. central time Monday-Friday.

How to Set Up Direct Deposit for VA Education Benefit:

Direct deposit is available for recipients of the Post 9/11 GI Bill®, MGIB-Active Duty, MGIB-Selected Reserve, and Survivors'/Dependents' Educational Assistance (DEA) benefits. Sign up to have your benefits disbursed through direct deposit into a savings or checking account. Enroll in direct deposit by choosing one of these options:

Option 1: Change VA direct deposit and contact information for certain benefits online at:

Option 2: Complete the Direct Deposit Enrollment Form and mail it to the Department of Veterans Affairs at:

Department of Veterans Affairs
125 S. Main Street, Suite B
Muskogee, OK 74401-7004

Option 3: Call the VA Education Call Center at 800-827-1000, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET.


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