Fall Advising & Orientation (Fall A&O) is for new First-Year & Running Start students and supports your transition to campus with a campus orientation, academic advising, and class registration program. This year, the Fall A&O program will be presented via virtual delivery.
Chapter 33: Post 9-11 GI Bill®/Forever GI Bill®
Will offer up to 36 months of educational benefits for veterans or their dependents covering tuition and fees, money for housing, money for books and supplies, and more.
Chapter 35: Survivor’s and Dependents Educational Assistance (DEA)
Will offer education and training to qualified dependents of Veterans who are permanently and totally disabled because of a service-related condition or who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition.
Mission: We, the VSO, support our military-connected student population with resources that foster academic success and financial resources while promoting student development.
If you are interested in using VA educational benefits at Western you can click on the appropriate link below.
If you have any questions or concerns please contact our office so that we can help.
Submit A Certification Request
EVERY QUARTER, (after registering for classes) complete your Certification Request below:
Online Certification Requests are now closed. New certification requests or changes to an existing request may be submitted in person at the Veteran Services Office located in the Wilson building, room 165.
Priority Registration for veterans and dependent for fall 2020 is on Wednesday, June 17th, at 8:30 a.m. Please check your Web4U to verify your appointment time. Please give us a call if you have any questions or issues, (360) 650-3324.
New Students: Click below to learn about your benefits:
Current Payment Schedule
Living on Campus?
Western requires you must pay all of your housing and dining fees by the start of the quarter.
Even if you are receiving BAH payments monthly, you must still pay Western upfront for your room and board.
If you need additional information on how to pay, please contact the Veteran Services office. Visit Western’s University Residences site for more info.