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Cullowhee, NC 28723
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866.928.4723 toll-free tel
828.227.7115 fax


Chapter 30-GI Bill

Apply to use this benefit at or complete the paper version VA form 22-1990.

  • Go to and complete the “Military Education Benefits Notification” form found in the purple box on the left hand side of the page.
  • Provide a copy of your application and/or your certificate of eligibility to the certifying official.
  • This benefit is paid directly to the student on a monthly basis. The VA pays at the beginning of the month for the previous month.
  • The student must call 1.877.823.2378 or log in to W.A.V.E to verify his/her attendance each month.
  • All charges at the school are the responsibility of the student and due at the regular due dates.
  • If this is the first time you are using this benefit, please remember it can take the VA up to 12 weeks to process your certification once it is submitted. Budget accordingly.
  • If you have used this benefit previously at another school, complete VA form 22-1995 and provide a copy to the certifying official.

Please contact Brian Wood, certifying official, with any questions or concerns you may have. 828.227.2135 or

**Please note: this general information applies to Western Carolina University procedures only.  Other schools may have different requirements.
***VA regulations and Western Carolina University procedures are subject to change without prior notice.



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