Future Students

Military Students

Veterans at Cowley College

Steps to Enroll:

  1. Complete the Cowley Online Application: http://www.cowley.edu/apply
  2. Determine testing needs by contacting the Military Services Coordinator at military@cowley.edu
  3. Enroll in classes
  4. Request Official transcripts from your high school, GED, and/ or previous colleges that you have attended.
  5. Complete the Cowley Intent to Enroll Form at www.cowley.edu/academics/registrar/va/
  6. Review the Veteran’ Education Benefits Standard of Progress Policy

Transcript Information:

To request your official Military transcript, please follow the link below. https://jst.doded.mil/

Veterans Educational Benefits (GI Bill ®):

GI Bill ® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

If you have questions about what benefits you are eligible for you will need to contact the VA at 1-888-442-4551 between 0700-1900 Central time Monday- Friday.

To calculate and compare your benefits please use the GI Bill ® Comparison Tool: http://department-of-veterans-affairs.github.io/gi-bill-comparison-tool/

Please note that your application can take 6-8 weeks for the VA to process, so please complete your application ASAP. Once your application has been processed the VA will send you your certificate of eligible outlining what benefits you are eligible for. Please keep a copy of your certificate, as the VA will only provide one copy to you.

Applicants using Chapters Montgomery GI Bill ® (Chapter 30), VEAP (Chapter 32) or, Post 9/11 (Chapter 33):

  • New applicants complete VA Form 22-1995 or
  • Transfer students complete VA Form 22-1995
  • Submit your certificate of eligibility to the Military Services Coordinator at military@cowley.edu
  • Post 9/11 (Chapter 33) beneficiaries are required to verify attendance on the last day of each month by text message through the VA text message system, email, or by calling 1-888-442-4551. Failure to submit enrollment verification for two consecutive months will result in benefit payment being withheld by the VA until attendance has been verified.

  • Those using the Montgomery GI Bill ® (Chapter 30) will need to verify their enrollment through the WAVE system at the end of each month at this website at https://www.gibill.va.gov/wave/index.do

Applicants under Chapter 33 (Spouse and Dependents)

  • New applicants complete VA Form 22-1990e or
  • Transfer students complete VA Form 1995e
  • Submit your certificate of eligibility to the Military Services Coordinator at military@cowley.edu

Applicants under Chapter 35 (Survivors/Dependents)

  • New applicants complete VA Form 22-5490 or
  • Transfer students complete VA Form 5495
  • Provide Veterans VA File Number
  • Submit your certificate of eligibility to the Military Services Coordinator at military@cowley.edu
  • For more information about the Transfer Post 9/11 GI Bill ® to Spouse and Dependents, please follow the link http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/post911_transfer.asp 

Applicants under Chapter 1606/1607 (Reserves/National Guard

  • New applicants complete VA Form 22-1990 or
  • Transfer students complete VA Form 22-1995
  • Submit copy of DD2384-Notice of Basic Eligibility Application at va.gov/education/how-to-apply/