Veteran’s Affairs Information

New Student VA Information

Step 1: Go to the VA website

Step 2: Fill out the correct benefit application and send it to the Veteran’s Affairs office.

Step 3: Receive a letter from the Veteran’s Affairs office about your chapter, benefits, percentage, and yellow ribbon eligibility. (This will come in the mail about 30 days after the VA receives your application)

Step 4: Scan, fax, or hand the letter from the Veteran’s Affairs Office to the Iowa Wesleyan Registrar.

Step 5: The Iowa Wesleyan Registrar will input information into VA Once.

Step 6: Depending on chapter, the VA benefits will go to the student or Iowa Wesleyan from the Veteran’s Affairs office.

Step 7: Notify the registrar whenever you add, drop, or withdraw from a course. These actions could affect your VA benefits.

Step 8: See chart below for future IW semesters

Returning Student VA Information

As you prepare for the upcoming semester, the Registrar’s office and the Financial Aid office would like to remind you about your Veteran’s Affairs (VA) benefits. If you plan to use your VA benefits each semester, you need to contact the Registrar’s office and the Financial Aid Office each semester. Please see the schedule below for when you need to contact the Registrar’s office and the Financial Aid office.

Date Semester Action
July 1st 2017 For the Fall Semester Turn in FAFSA to financial aid
July 21st 2017 For the Fall Semester Contact Registrar’s and Financial Aid Office to use VA Benefits
August 1st 2017 For the Fall Semester Registrar will input VA benefits into VA Once
December 1st 2017 For the Spring Semester Contact Registrar’s and Financial Aid Office to use VA Benefits
December 18th 2017 For the Spring Semester Registrar will input VA benefits into VA Once
April 27th 2018 For the Summer Semester Contact Registrar’s and Financial Aid Office to use VA Benefits
May 7th 2018 For the Summer Semester Registrar will input VA benefits into VA Once

If you contact the Registrar’s office and the Financial Aid Office after the above dates, the VA Once process may be delayed with inputting your information and for you to receive your VA payments.

To contact the Registrar’s Office and the Financial Aid Office, please see the phone numbers and emails below.

Please note, the actions of adding, dropping, or withdrawing from a class can affect your VA benefits. Please contact the Registrar’s Office and the Financial Aid Office if you add, drop, or withdraw from a class.

Megan Hills
Registrar
megan.hills@iw.edu
319-385-3694

Kristy Johnson
Director of Financial Aid
kristy.johnson@iw.edu
319-385-6241