We are excited to work with our active military, veteran and transfer of entitlement students to meet their educational and career goals. JU participates in all Chapters of VA education benefits. JU currently has an enrollment of approximately 3,500 students, and over 10% are recipients of VA education benefits.
The Post 9/11 GI Bill and the Yellow Ribbon Program
Currently we have a 100% match of the Yellow Ribbon program! It is for 100% eligible Post 9/11 GI Bill undergraduate students, excluding the Division of Aeronautics. Graduate students have a 100% match, up to $2,600 maximum per year, excluding the Orthodontics program. Complete the VA form 22-1990 on the www.gibill.va.gov website.
Transfer of Entitlement of Post/9/11 GI Bill Benefits to Dependents - any member of the Armed Forces, who is eligible for the Post 9/11 GI bill and meets the following:
1. Has at least 6 years of service in the Armed Forces and agrees to serve 4 additional years.
2. Has at least 10 years of service in the Armed Forces and is precluded from committing to 4 additional years, and agrees to serve the maximum allowable by statute.
3. Is or becomes retirement eligible through July 31, 2012, and agrees to serve an additional period. This will no longer be available August 1,2013.
4. The transfer must be requested and approved while the member is in the Armed Forces.
The Service member can transfer the benefit on the www.defenselink.mil website and the recipient needs to complete a VA form 22-1990e on the www.gibill.va.gov website.
Jacksonville University is a G.I.Jobs military friendly school