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Veterans Education Benefits

Veterans Education Benefits are available to eligible full or part-time Cornell students or employees who are active duty or reserve military personnel, veterans, or in some cases, the child or spouse of a veteran.

  1. To learn more about the Veterans Education Benefit programs, visit
  2. To determine eligibility, complete the Application for VA Education Benefits (VA Form 22-1990) online.
  3. When you receive your certification of eligibility letter in approximately 2-3 weeks, please forward it to a Cornell VA Representative via email, fax, or U.S. Mail as soon as possible.
  4. Upon confirmation of your enrollment status, you will be certified electronically for your VA Education Benefits.
  5. Keep the Cornell VA Representative aware of any changes to your enrollment.

If you have general questions concerning VA Education Benefits, please visit their website. For a specific question about a current claim, contact a VA Benefits counselor.

If you have specific concerns about your certification at Cornell contact the Cornell VA Representative via email: or call: (607) 255-4232.

Veterans eligible under Vocational Rehab should contact a Cornell VA Representative to find out more.

Contact Information

Office of the University Registrar
B07 Day Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-4232

Mon-Fri 8:00-4:15

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