Veterans Affairs

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The Lake Campus Veterans Affairs (VA) Office, 217 Dwyer Hall, helps students apply for the various GI Bills, maintain eligibility, and troubleshoot payment and other issues. The Certifying Official submits enrollment and tuition information to the VA Regional Processing Office and/or to the student's Vocational Rehabilitation counselor.

The VA Office can also serve as a central resource regarding other programs and resources available to veterans and military-connected students, both on campus and in the surrounding community.


 

Apply to Lake Campus

How to apply to the Lake Campus as a Military Student

1. Undergraduate Application - Apply ONLINE or complete a paper application (PDF)
2. $30 application fee (non-refundable, one-time fee)
3. Official High School Transcript OR official GED scores - You can get your transcript sent by calling the high school you attended. You can have your official GED scores by visiting the department of education website from the state you obtained your GED from.
5. Official transcript from each college or university attended
6. Military Transcripts

Special Notes

  • If you are transferring 30 or more semester hours (45 quarter hours) you must list a major on your application.
  • If you have 60 or more semester (90 quarter credit hours or more), you will need to meet the prerequisites for admissions to your major, including the GPA requirement. Be sure to review the requirements before applying.
  • Be sure to list all colleges and universities previously attended
  • Transfer students who are not in good academic standing at their most previous college should refer to Admission Petition Process (deadlines required)

Application materials should be submitted to:

Wright State University - Lake Campus
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
7600 Lake Campus Dr.
Celina, OH 45822

Track your application once you receive your UID & PIN.

Questions? Contact the Lake Campus Admissions Office at 419-586-0300 or discoverlakecampus@wright.edu

Funding College With Veterans Education Benefits

 

Post 9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33) & Transfer of Entitlement (TOE)

  • This program provides financial support for education and housing to veterans with at least 90 days of active service on or after September 11, 2001, and eligible dependents that meet requirements for transfer of benefits. Benefits are available for up to 15 years following discharge.
    • An annual book stipend of $1,000 paid proportionately based on enrollment.
    • Tuition payment will be made directly to the school after registration, not to exceed the maximum in-state tuition/fees at a public institution.
    • Monthly housing allowance when meeting the basic allowance for housing criteria for an E5 with dependents based on the location of the school of higher learning.
    • If you participated in the $600 buy-up under the Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty, you will not receive that additional benefit under the Post 9/11 GI Bill.

Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty (Chapter 30)

  • Benefits are payable for 10 years following your release from active duty.
    • You will receive a monthly payment at a rate set by Congress based on your expenses for 36 months, which varies based on enrollment status.
    • Monthly check (via direct deposit) sent to veteran after proof of enrollment and monthly online verification.

Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve (Chapter 1606)

  • This program may be available to you if you are a member of the Selected Reserve. The Selected Reserve includes the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, Coast Guard Reserve, Army National Guard, and Air National Guard.
    • Allows "kickers" up to $350 per month.
    • Monthly check (via direct deposit) sent to veteran after proof of enrollment and monthly online verification.

Reserve Education Assistance Program—REAP (Chapter 1607)

  • This program makes certain reservists who were activated for at least 90 days after September 11, 2001, either eligible for education benefits or eligible for increased benefits.
    • Monthly check (via direct deposit) sent to veteran after proof of enrollment and monthly online verification.
    • Allows "kickers" up to $350 per month.
    • Increased benefits based on longest continuous time on active duty.

Survivors and Dependents Assistance—DEA (Chapter 35)

  • DEA provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of certain veterans (Determine DEA eligibility). The program offers up to 45 months of education benefits.
    • For a son or daughter, you must be between the ages of 18 and 26.
    • If you are a spouse, benefits end 10 years from the date VA finds you eligible.
    • For surviving spouses (spouses of service members who died on active duty) benefits end 20 years from the date of death.

Vocational Rehabilitation (Chapter 31)

  • This program provides effective vocational rehabilitation services to veterans with service-connected disabilities.

Resources & Forms

The Veterans Enrollment Report is completed every semester and returned to the VA Office at the Lake Campus.

Veterans Enrollment Report (PDF)

Contact

BJ Hobler
Veterans Affairs 
419-586-0324
bj.hobler@wright.edu

Before scheduling an appointment with the Lake Campus Office of Veterans Affairs, it is recommended you:

  1. are an admitted Wright State University student
  2. have registered for classes
  3. and have applied for VA educational benefits

Once you have met these requirements, please schedule an appointment with us. You can call us at 419-586-0324 to make an appointment.