UALR Certification Process

If you plan on using your VA educational benefits at UA Little Rock, please ensure you have submitted all required documentation to the UA Little Rock Office of Military Student Success. Certification is done for each and every term.

See below for required documentation to submit:

UA Little Rock Continuing Students Requesting to Use VA Ed Benefits

  1. After finalizing registration for the term, submit the UA Little Rock on-line VA Certification Request Form (CRF). The CRF authorizes the UA Little Rock Office of Military Student Success to release information about your UA Little Rock registration to the Veterans Regional Office and allows to confirm .
    • If you change your schedule after submitting your initial CRF form, you will need to submit an updated CRF form.
  2. A signed copy of your advising form is needed to confirm that the courses you are enrolled in meet your degree requirements.
    • You may wish to have your advisor list up to six courses in case a class is closed or cancelled.
    • The advising form must be submitted to the UA Little Rock Office of Military Student Success:
      1. Submit a signed copy of the advising form by email, fax, or in person; or
      2. Send an email to your advisor with a list of your enrollment. Ask your advisor to confirm that the classes pertain to your UALR degree and to list your intended major. Forward the advisor’s reply to our email, vavets@ualr.edu.

    Chapter 31-Vocational Rehabilitation students: Also have your Vocational Rehab counselor send Form 28-1905 to email, vavets@ualr.edu.

    If you change your schedule after submitting your advising form, please contact your advisor to submit an updated advising form.

UA Little Rock Students using VA Ed Benefits for the First Time

Anyone using their VA monthly educational benefits at UA Little Rock for the first time (with the exception of Chapter 31-Vocational Rehabilitation students) must submit the following:

  1. After finalizing registration for the term, submit the UALR on-line VA Certification Request Form (CRF). The CRF form authorizes the release of information to the Veterans Regional Office and allows the UALR VA Office to confirm your UALR registration.
    • If you change your schedule after submitting your initial CRF, you will need to submit an updated CRF form.
  2. Confirmation of your application to Apply for VA Benefits (except ** C31 Vocational Rehabilitation students:
    • Forward the confirmation email you received from Veterans Online Application (VONAPP) to email,vavets@ualr.edu.
    • Be sure to include the following with your forwarded email: your name, UALR Student ID or last 4 digits of your SSN, date of birth, term to enroll, and Chapter Benefit applied for.

    Chapter 31-Vocational Rehabilitation students only: If approved, have your Vocational Rehab counselor send Form 28-1905 to email,vavets@ualr.edu.

  3. A copy of your Certificate of Eligibility (COE). If you are approved for benefits, you should receive the COE approximately 3-4 weeks after submitting your application to the VA Regional Office. Note: If your benefit request is denied, please contact our office so we can discuss other payment alternatives.
  4. If you are using benefits for the first time and you are a continuing student at UALR, you will also need to submit your advising form.

Students Transferring VA Ed benefits to UA Little Rock

All transfer VA educational benefit users must submit the following:

  1. After finalizing registration for the term, submit the UALR on-line VA Certification Request Form (CRF). The CRF form authorizes the release of information to the Veterans Regional Office and allows the UALR VA Office to confirm your UALR registration.
    • If you change your schedule after submitting your initial CRF form, you will need to submit an updated CRF form.
  2. Confirmation of your application to Transfer VA Benefits except ** except Chapter 31-Vocational Rehabilitation students:
    • Forward the confirmation email you received Veterans Online Application (VONAPP) to email, vavets@ualr.edu
    • Be sure to include the following with your forwarded email: your name, UALR Student ID or last 4 digits of your SSN, date of birth, term to enroll, and Chapter Benefit applied for.
  3. Chapter 31-Vocational Rehabilitation students only: Have your Vocational Rehab counselor send Form 28-1905 to email, vavets@ualr.edu.