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Gen. Amos Veterans Center Idaho Commons Room 305

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2431
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2431

Phone: (208) 885-7989

Fax: (208) 885-9494

Email: veterans@uidaho.edu

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Dan Button

Physical Address:
Teaching and Learning Center Room 232E

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2431
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2431

Phone: (208) 885-7979

Fax: (208) 885-9494

Email: dtbutton@uidaho.edu

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Scott Oplinger

Physical Address:
Idaho Commons Room 305

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2431
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2431

Phone: (208) 885-7989

Fax: (208) 885-9494

Email: soplinger@uidaho.edu

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Veterans

First Steps

  1. Apply for UI admission »
  2. Determine whether you are an in-state or out-of-state resident
  3. Transfer military and other institutional transcripts.
  4. Visit Financial Aid
    • Students using VA education benefits may still be eligible for financial aid. 
    • Applying for all university merit-based scholarships and financial aid is a simple step-by-step process. Learn more »

Apply for VA Benefits

This will take 4-6 weeks. Plan accordingly.

Our office highly recommends students set up direct deposit. You will need your bank account information, including routing number and your account number.

Which form do I use on Vets.gov to apply for my GI Bill?

Please note: Veterans Affairs still references these forms by name but they are no longer used in hard copy form. All applications can be done online instead, and the following list will help you as you apply for your benefit.

  • If you are a Veteran or Guard/Reserve member applying for your GI Bill for the first time (Post 9/11 GI Bill or Montgomery GI Bill), you will use VA Form 22-1990
  • If you are a Veteran, Guard/Reserve member, or Post 9/11 GI Bill dependent transferring from another school where you've used your GI Bill previously, you will use VA Form 22-1995

Schedule On-Campus or Phone Interview

Schedule a meeting or phone interview with Veterans Advisor Dan Button or Assistant Veterans Advisor Scott Oplinger. Bring Certificate of Eligibility or most recent award letter to interview.

Request GI Bill Certification

Students must submit a GI Bill Certification Request after registering for classes each semester to obtain their GI Bill benefits.

Students using the Post 9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33) qualify for:

Idaho Residency for Tuition Purposes

The Admissions Office determines resident or non-resident status based on a student's application.

Learn More >

Choice Act

Law prevents state colleges or universities from charging veterans out-of-state tuition if they’re within three years of discharge from active duty. Also applies to dependents.

Learn More >

Contact Us

Gen. Amos Veterans Center Idaho Commons Room 305

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2431
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2431

Phone: (208) 885-7989

Fax: (208) 885-9494

Email: veterans@uidaho.edu

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Dan Button

Physical Address:
Teaching and Learning Center Room 232E

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2431
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2431

Phone: (208) 885-7979

Fax: (208) 885-9494

Email: dtbutton@uidaho.edu

Map

Scott Oplinger

Physical Address:
Idaho Commons Room 305

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2431
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2431

Phone: (208) 885-7989

Fax: (208) 885-9494

Email: soplinger@uidaho.edu

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