Chapter 33: The Post-9/11 GI-Bill

Checklist for Texas A&M International University

1.) Apply and be accepted to the University.

2.) Complete the VA Application (VA Form 22-1990)or apply on Vets.gov.

3.) Request your military transcript:

4.) If previously enrolled in any other institution, request institution's transcript.

5.) Present discharge documents (DD-214) to the VA Coordinator (Located in ZSC 121K).

6.) Present the Certificate of Eligibility (VA Education Award Letter) to the VA Coordinator.

7.) Complete the "Request for Veteran Certification" form at the TAMIU Veterans Affairs Office.

Submission to certify your attendance at Texas A&M International University

New students

Previous Applicants

Benefit Information

The Post-9/11 GI Bill provides financial support for education and housing to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill.


This benefit provides up to 36 months of education benefits, generally benefits are payable for 15 years following your release from active duty. The Post-9/11 GI Bill also offers some service members the opportunity to transfer their GI Bill to dependents.


  • Tuition & fees payment to the school
  • A monthly housing allowance (MHA)
  • An annual books & supplies stipend
  • A one-time rural benefit payment

To see the current payment rates for the Post-9/11 GI Bill click here. 

Additional Information

Generally, the Post 9/11 GI Bill provides benefits for up to 36 months. Veterans are limited to a total of 48 months of combined VA education benefits. Veterans who transfer Montgomery GI Bill benefits to the Post 9/11 program are limited to the amount of months remaining from their Montgomery GI Bill benefit.

Individuals are generally eligible for the Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits for 15 years after the veteran's last day of active duty, following at least 90 continuous days of active duty.

Related Information

For additional information, please visit the following website:

Chapter 33 Pamphlet