As a Military Friendly® school, Quinnipiac University is committed to providing veterans and active duty service members with the information and resources needed to achieve their academic goals. Please review the information and links below. Should you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact our military enrollment specialist at 1-877-403-4277.
Certificate of Eligibility (COE)
If you are a veteran eligible for VA Education Benefits, and accepted into an online program at Quinnipiac University, you must apply for your Certificate of Eligibility (COE) via the VA Online Application. Once you receive your COE in the mail from the VA, please mail, scan to email, or fax a copy to QU Online admissions to start your benefits.
The Federal Military Tuition Assistance Program
To obtain federal military Tuition Assitance, you will need to visit your installation's education office to receive counseling and develop an education plan. From that point, you can submit a military Tuition Assistance request. For Service specific questions, please use the resources below.
- Air Force
- Air Force Reserve (USAFR)
- Army Reserve (USAR)
- Navy and Marine Corps (USMC)
- Naval Reserve (USNR)
- Coast Guard
- Army National Guard (ARNG)
- Air National Guard (ANG)
Post-9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program – Chapter 3
Those who served a minimum of 90 combined days on active duty served as a member of the Armed Forces or because of a call or order to active duty from a reserve component (National Guard and Reserve) after September 10, 2001, and received an honorable discharge are eligible for educational benefits under certain sections of Title 10.
Those enrolled in the Post-9/11 GI Bill program with unused education benefits will also be able to transfer unused education benefits to their spouses or children. Information on this program, how to transfer benefits, and the Yellow Ribbon Program, a provision of the Post-9/11 GI Bill, are available below.
Montgomery GI Bill – Chapter 30
Available to those who entered Active Duty after June 30, 1985, completed at least two years continuous active service, contributed $1,200 to the program, received a high school diploma or GED, and received an honorable discharge. Learn more about the Montgomery GI Bill.
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment – Chapter 31
Available to veterans who have been declared disabled by the Department of Veterans Affairs due to service-related injury. You can get additional information about Vocational Rehabilitation entitlements by visiting this website.
Veterans Education Assistance Program (VEAP) – Chapter 32
Available to those who entered the military after January 1, 1977, contributed to the program, and did not contract with the Armed Forces under a delayed entry program. Benefits are dependent upon total contributions made and are calculated individually. Under specified conditions, participants of VEAP may be eligible to convert their entitlement to the Montgomery GI Bill. Find out more about the Veterans Educational Assistance Program.
Post-9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program – Chapter 33
Those who served a minimum of 90 combined days on active duty after September 10, 2001, and received an honorable discharge are eligible. This benefit covers active duty served as a member of the Armed Forces or because of a call or order to active duty from a reserve component (National Guard and Reserve) under certain sections of Title 10. Get more details on the Post-9/11 GI Bill, as well as information about the Yellow Ribbon Program, a provision of the Post-9/11 GI Bill. Eligible service members enrolled in the Post-9/11 GI Bill program will be able to transfer unused education benefits to their spouses or children. Read more about the Transfer of Post-9/11 GI-Bill Benefits to Dependents (TEB).
The Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship amends the Post-9/11 GI Bill to include the children of those service members who died in the line of duty after September 10, 2001. Learn more about the Fry Scholarship.
Dependents Education Assistance Program – Chapter 35
Authorizes educational benefits to dependents and survivors of certain veterans who have serious disabilities as the result of their service (100% disabled), or who have died of a service-connected cause, were a prisoner of war or missing in action. For more information select DEA Benefits.
Reserve GI Bill – Chapter 1606
The Reserve GI Bill is available to any person who enlists, re-enlists or extends an enlistment in the Selective Reserve for not less than six years, in addition to any other period of obligation after June 30, 1985; earned a high school diploma or GED; completed the IADT; fulfilled 180 days of service in the selective reserve; and is satisfactorily participating in required training in the Selective Reserve. Find out more details about the Reserve GI Bill.
Reserve Education Assistance Program (REAP) – Chapter 1607
Available to certain reservists who were activated after September 11, 2001, may either be eligible for education benefits or eligible for increased benefits. Learn more about the Reserve Educational Assistance Program.