As part of the Office of the Registrar, Student Veteran Services (SVS) assists eligible student Veterans, Active Servicepersons, Dependents, Reservists, and National Guard Members with state and federal education benefit programs. To receive assistance with your questions and paperwork, please contact our office.
The Post 9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33)
On August 1, 2011, changes to the Post 9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33) go into effect. For more information on this benefit, please visit The United States Department of Veteran Affairs website. Click on Education Benefits, then GI Bill Information.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison will continue to participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program through the 2012-13 academic year. The Yellow Ribbon program is a program that covers unpaid non-resident charges for student veterans who are approved the Post 9/11 GI Bill at the 100% rate. Available slots will be filled with students on a first come first served basis If you are already participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program at UW-Madison you do not need to reapply.
To apply for participation in the program:
- Fill out and submit the application to Student Veteran Services.
- Along with the application, submit your COE indicating approval for benefits at the 100% rate.
Please read our VA Tuition & Fees Payment Calculations document for important information on how the federal VA calculates tuition and fees payments to UW-Madison.
The Wisconsin GI Bill (WI GI Bill)
In the 2009-2011 Wisconsin State Budget significant changes were made to the Wisconsin GI Bill tuition remission benefit program. All current recipients of the program must complete a "Verification of Continued Eligibility" form to receive the benefit, effective Spring 2010 term. UW System has created a comprehensive website documenting this and other significant changes with the WI GI Bill. We strongly encourage student veterans to become familiar with the UW System information and FAQs regarding the Wisconsin GI Bill at the following web links:
Office of the Registrar
333 East Campus Mall #10301
Madison, WI 53715-1384
Hours: Monday thru Friday, 7:45 am - 4:30 pm
Fax (608) 265-5959