Veterans Benefits

  • VA Benefits' recipients: remember to request to use your benefits each term by completing this form for our Certifying Official so they can certify your enrollment. Note that you may need to login to NYU using your NetID/password to complete the form.

After acceptance to NYU

Once the VA Benefits user has been accepted by their selected school they should:

  • Meet with their academic advisor.
  • Register for classes.
  • After registering, complete this form to request to use your benefits for the term. You can attach the documents detailed below to the form.
    • Certificate of Eligibility (COE) or 22-1905 (Chapter 31).
      • If you do not yet have a COE, attach a screenshot of your benefit information from the VA eBenefits website to the form. 
      •     Note: You will still be required to send the COE once you receive it.
    • Veterans
      • Discharge Document papers (DD214).
        • In order for a service member to be entitled to their benefits they must be honorably discharged.
    • Chapter 35 recipients: 
      • The Registrar's Office will need the Social Security number of the veteran. You can call our office at 212 998-4280 to provide us with the SSN and/or the Registrar’s Office will contact you.
    • Transfer students
  • Health Insurance:
    • If you want to keep your own medical insurance remember to waive the NYU insurance.
    • If you want to keep the NYU insurance, note that every student is automatically enrolled once they register at NYU - no additional action is needed.
  • Dental Insurance:
    • You can elect enroll in the Stu-dent Plan, offered via the NYU School of Dentistry.