"Serving Those Who Serve"
The University of Colorado Denver and the CU Anschutz Medical Campus are military friendly and committed to providing service members and their families with a high-quality education, catered to their distinct needs. The Office of Veteran & Military Student Services (VMSS) supports veteran, active duty, reservist, national guard and dependent students.
Students receiving VA educational benefits are not eligible to receive funding for intercampus enrollment. For more information on how to take courses at another University of Colorado campus, please make an appointment with a VMSS staff member.
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Montgomery GI Bill-Selected Reserve Education Benefit (Chapter 1606) and Federal Tuition Assistance (TA) Update
Restrictions have been lifted for concurrent use of Federal Tuition Assistance and MGIB-SR. All qualified Selected Reserve Service members are authorized to use both TA and MGIB-SR benefits concurrently when enrolled in a program of education that is half-time or greater. Concurrent use is not authorized when enrolled less than half-time.
Rounding Out Changes
As of Aug 1, 2021, students can “round out” by taking courses that are required by their degree program. Students will no longer be allowed to select courses outside of their program. Classes previously completed cannot be used to round out a student’s course load.
Congressional Action to Support Student Veterans Due to COVID-19
Public Law 116-128: This bill authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to treat certain programs of education converted to distance learning by reason of emergencies and health-related situations in the same manner as programs of education pursued at educational institutions. Read the bill related to distance learning.
Students using VA Education Benefits must complete this request after their initial enrollment in a course as well as when they add, drop, or change courses.