Veteran's Benefits
Veteran's BenefitsThere is paperwork that needs to be completed prior to your receipt of veteran benefits. This is true whether you are a member of the National Guard, reservist or veteran. Before applying for veteran benefits the student should complete the following steps:
  • Be admitted to Dakota Wesleyan University.
  • Have all transcripts from previous schools sent to the Admissions and Registrars Offices. 
  • Declare your major degree of study with the Registrar's Office. 
  • Be registered for classes in the semester you wish to receive benefits.

Veterans On-line Application (VONAPP)

The VONAPP (Veterans On Line Application) website is an official U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) website that enables service members, veterans and their beneficiaries, and other designated individuals to apply for benefits using the Internet.
http://www.vabenefits.vba.va.gov/vonapp/default.asp

Required Documentation Needed From You
  • DD214 - This must be certified by the County Clerks Office in the county you are residing. 
  • Dates and locations of military training. 
  • 22-1990 Application for educational benefits. 
  • Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE) - only needed from National Guard members.
Enrollment CertificationThose veterans who are have Chapter 30 or 1606 benefits need to complete enrollment certification each month. This can be accomplished on the web or by calling. It is the student's responsibilty to complete the enrollment certification.

web address: www.gibill.va.gov
telephone: 1 (888) 442-4551

Please don't hesitate to call if you have any questions.

Contact Information:
Registrar's Office
Karen Knoell, Registrar
Dakota Wesleyan University
1200 W. University Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301
Phone: (605) 995-2647
Fax: (605) 995-2643
Email: kaknoell@dwu.edu

Business Office
Carol Weiss
Accounts Receivable Accountant

Dakota Wesleyan University
1200 W. University Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301
Phone: (605) 995-2693
Fax: (605) 995-2122
Email: caweiss@dwu.edu

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