Current Student Certification
Prior to each semester, those using GI Bill® benefits needs to contact the office of Military and Veterans' Success in order to initiate certification. Send an email to the link below stating that you have registered for classes, the number of hours you registered for, and what benefits you are using (Chapter 31, Chapter 33, etc.).
All veterans will also need to confirm attendance in MyInfo before the add/drop period.
Post 9/11 Students
Effective December 2021 (Spring 22' semester), you must self-verify enrollments monthly with the GI Bill® Hotline 1-888-442-4551. Two consecutive months of not doing so, will result in the stop payment of your housing stipend. The MVSC cannot verify your enrollment for you.
MGIB and 1606 Students
You must self-verify enrollments monthly with the GI Bill® Hotline 1-888-442-4551 (or link below). Two consecutive months of not doing so, will result in the stop payment of your housing stipend. The MVSC cannot verify your enrollment for you.
Veterans' Student Account Information
For assistance on the posting of your VA Educational benefits please contact the Business Services office in McMullen Hall.
*Note- the GI Bill® Hotline can let you know if you have been certified, number of credit hours you were certified for, and what your expected stipends will be.
Military Absence/Leave Policy
Montana State University Billings works with individual student situations related to military orders, deployment, and related service.
Registrar, Student accounts, and faculty work together, based on the timing of the orders, to do what is in the best interest of the individual student with regard to academic and financial implications.
Copies of orders are required documentation. Contact the Admissions & Records Office for more information.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by the VA is avaialble at the official U.S. goverment website at GI Bill | Veterans Affairs (va.gov)