Do you have questions about applying for GI Bill benefits or transferring your military credits? This page can answer some of your big questions.
Getting Started: 3 Initial Steps
- Apply to Trinity: In addition to filling out the application, provide your transcripts and test scores as needed, and your Joint Services Transcript (JST) for credits you might have earned while in the service.
- Get your GI Bill Benefits: Apply Here for your education benefits.
- Talk to Trinity’s VA Certifying Official: Contact Nicole Kelleher, at [email protected] or 847-317-7061.
Can I get credit for my military experience or military courses? To determine which credits transfer, have your official Joint Services Transcript (JST) sent directly to Trinity.
Can I use military benefits as a non-degree seeking student? You must be a degree-seeking student to receive military benefits at TIU.
What Chapters are certified through Trinity?
Chapter 33- Post 9/11 GI Bill (Most Common)
Chapter 30 – Montgomery GI Bill (Active Duty)
Chapter 35 – Survivors and Dependents Assistance
Chapter 1606 – Selected Reserves
Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship (Fry Scholarship)
Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits
Tuition Assistance Benefits
How do I know what military benefits I’m eligible for?
Certificate of Eligibility letters are issued to students directly from the VA. Apply Here.
Military Tuition Assistance program applications can be found here:
Nicole Kelleher, VA Certifying Official at Trinity International University: [email protected], 847-317-7061
Department of Veteran’s Affairs: 888-442-4551, call between 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Central Time M-F; Overseas Number: 001-918-781-5678