Veterans Affairs Tuition and Fee Payments
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- Authority: C.R.S. § 23-54-102, et seq. (2019) authorizes the Trustees of Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver) to establish rules and regulations to govern and operate the University and its programs. The Trustees retain authority to approve, interpret, and administer policies pertaining to University governance. The Trustees authorize the President of MSU Denver to approve, administer, and interpret policies pertaining to University operations.
- Purpose: This policy ensures that students who utilize Post-9/11 GI Bill ® and Vocational Rehabilitation benefits are not penalized while awaiting payment from the United States (US) Department of Veterans Affairs, in accordance with the US Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018, Pub.L. 115-407 § 103, and 38 U.S.C. § 3679(e).
- Scope: This policy applies to students who utilize Post-9/11 GI Bill ® and Vocational Rehabilitation benefits to pay University tuition and fees.
- Responsible Executives: Chief Financial Officer and Chief Student Affairs Officer
- Responsible Administrators: Bursar and Director of Veteran and Military Student Services
- Responsible Offices: Offices of the Bursar and Veteran and Military Student Services
- Policy Contact: Bursar’s Office, 303-615-0070, firstname.lastname@example.org
III. Policy Statement
In accordance with section 103, Public Law 115-407, Metropolitan State University of Denver will not penalize or limit the participation of students covered under the Chapter 33 Post-9/11 GI Bill ® or Chapter 31 Vocational Rehabilitation while awaiting the payment of tuition and fees by the US Department of Veterans Affairs. The University will not drop covered students for non-payment.
- To be a covered individual, MSU Denver will require the following documentation by the first payment deadline, no later than the first day of the start of the term:
- Certificate of Eligibility; or
- Statement of benefits; or
- VA Form 28-1905; and
- Certification request by the first day of the term.
- If the student fails to request this status by the start of the term, the student will be subject to service charges as stated on the Bursar’s Office website.
- Bursar’s Office Website
- Title 38, United States Code, Section 3679(e)
- Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018, Pub.L. 115-407 § 103
- Approved by: President
- Effective: August 1, 2019
- Review: This policy will be reviewed every three years; as deemed necessary by University leadership; or when Title 38, United States Code, Section 3679(e) is revised.