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Military and Veteran Services

What We Do

Our office exists to help you apply for and receive VA education benefits whether you are a veteran, guardsman or reservist, on active duty, or a dependent of a veteran.

We help students:

  • Submit VA education applications
  • Verify enrollment to the VA each semester to receive GI Bill® payments
  • Answer questions regarding other VA education benefits
  • Provide referral for other Veterans Administration and/or U of I resources
  • Assist with U of I policy, should you be called to active duty

Service Members

Service members should contact their local installation Educational Services Officer (ESO) for counseling and tuition assistance guidance. If you need assistance locating your ESO, contact Matthew Barber at or 208-885-7989.


Email the Military and Veteran Services Office at or call 208-885-7989.

GI Bill® - Know Before You Go

Like any military mission, transitioning to civilian life takes preparation, research, planning, and the right tools. One of the most powerful tools you have is the GI Bill®, and it’s important to know how to use it.

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Contact Us

LLC Bldg. #3

Physical Address:
901 Paradise Creek St.
LLC Bldg. #3
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1252
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1252

Office Hours
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Phone: 208-885-7989

Fax: 208-885-9494


Military and Veterans Services Office

Jason M. Nierman, Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.), USA

Physical Address:
Bruce Pitman Center, SEM Suite, 139

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4259
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4259

Phone: 208-885-7979/6229

Fax: 208-885-9494