Veterans' Benefits

We are providing the basic steps that you need to complete if you are a first-time student applying for VA Benefits or if you are a transfer student to LATI. Donít forget to notify our office if you withdraw from LATI or make any changes to your enrollment during the semester.


First-time students (have never received Veterans' Education Benefits)

  • Contact the LATI School Certifying Official in Student Services Office for a VA Form 22-1990
  • Complete VA Form 22-1990 and submit to LATI School Certifying Official in Student Services Office
  • OR

  • Visit www.gibill.va.gov and complete VA Form 22-1990
  • Print and sign application
  • Submit copy of VA Form 22-1990 to LATI School Certifying Official in Student Services Office
  • LATI VA Certifying Official will submit enrollment verification on behalf of the student

Students who received Veterans' Education Benefits at a previous school and are transferring to LATI

  • Contact LATI School Certifying Official in Student Services Office for a VA Form 22-1995
  • Complete VA Form 22-1995 and submit to LATI School Certifying Official in Student Services Office
  • OR

  • Visit www.gibill.va.gov
  • Complete “Change of Program or Place of Training” VA Form 22-1995
  • Print and sign application
  • Submit copy of form VA Form 22-1995 to LATI School Certifying Official in Student Services Office
  • LATI VA Certifying Official will submit enrollment verification on behalf of the student

Students who received VA Benefits, were called to Active Duty, and now plan to return to LATI

  • If you are planning to continue to receive benefits under your original Chapter (for example, you were Ch. 1607 and you want to stay with Ch. 1607 rather than transfer to Ch. 33)
  • Submit copy of most recent DD-214 form to LATI School Certifying Official in Student Services Office
  • If you are planning to receive benefits under a different Chapter (for example, you were Ch. 1606 and now are upgrading to Ch. 1607 or Ch. 33)
  • Complete VA Form 22-1995 (See steps in section for students who are transferring to LATI from a previous school)

Transfer of Post-9/11 GI-Bill Benefits to Dependents (TEB) – Spouse or Children


Withdrawal/Change in Registration

  • You must inform the LATI Certifying Official of your withdrawal from LATI or any change in registration.

Verification of Enrollment – Chapter 30, Chapter 1606, and Chapter 1607

  • Chapter 30, Chapter 1606, and Chapter 1607 students must verify their enrollment monthly by Web Automated Verification of Enrollment (WAVE) or by Interactive Voice Response (IVR).
  • Go to www.gibill.va.gov, click the link to WAVE. This system allows you to verify enrollment, make changes to mailing address, and sign up for a monthly e-mail reminder.
  • IVR allows you to “phone in” (1-877-823-2378) your verification.
  • You will not receive payment without monthly verification of enrollment.

  • VA Contact Information
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Regional Processing Office
  • PO Box 66830
  • St. Louis, MO 63166-6830
  • 1.888.442.4551
  • www.gibill.va.gov

TYPES OF BENEFITS AVAILABLE


CHAPTER 1606 - Army/Air National Guard/Reserve

  • New applicants must complete VA Form 22-1990
  • Transfer students must complete VA Form 22-1995
  • Submit copy of DD-214
  • Submit copy of NOBE (Notice of Basic Eligibility)
  • Submit copy of Kicker Contract (if eligible)

CHAPTER 1607 (REAP) - Army/Air National Guard/Reserve who were activated at least 90 days after September 11, 2001

  • New applicants must complete VA Form 22-1990
  • Transfer students must complete VA Form 22-1995
  • Submit copy of DD-214
  • Submit copy of NOBE (Notice of Basic Eligibility)
  • Submit copy of Kicker Contract (if eligible)

CHAPTER 30 - Active Duty

  • New applicants must complete VA Form 22-1990
  • Transfer students must complete VA Form 22-1995
  • Submit copy of DD-214
  • Submit copy of Kicker Contract (if eligible)

CHAPTER 31 - Vocational Rehabilitation

  • Contact a VA Case Manager at the Regional Office in Sioux Falls or Rapid City (as applicable)
  • VA Case Manager sends LATI Form 28-1905
  • LATI bills VA Vocational Rehabilitation for authorized charges

CHAPTER 33 – Post 9/11 Veteran

  • New applicants must complete VA Form 22-1990
  • Transfer students must complete VA Form 22-1995
  • Submit copy of DD-214
  • Submit copy of Kicker Contract (if eligible)

CHAPTER 35 - Survivors/Dependents of Veteran


Tuition Assistance – Air National Guard

  • Contact your unit or commander
  • Must be applied for each semester prior to start of semester

Tuition Assistance – Army National Guard

  • Complete the application process at www.GoArmyEd.com
  • Make sure you monitor your military e-mail account as GoArmyEd will contact you via this e-mail if additional information/action is needed by the soldier
  • Must be applied for each semester prior to start of semester
  • See separate GoArmyEd handout for more information