For the 2018-2019 school year, NewSchool has committed to an unlimited number of students in the Yellow Ribbon program and no maximum amount of Yellow Ribbon funds. The Yellow Ribbon program is designed to assist students whose tuition and fee costs exceed the annual Post 9/11 GI Bill®. The VA will match NewSchool’s contribution dollar for dollar per student.

Only veterans entitled to the maximum benefit rate, as determined by service requirements or their designated transferees may receive this funding. Active duty service members and their spouses are not eligible for this program. Child transferees of active duty service members may be eligible if the service member is qualified at the 100% rate.

Students who are Active Duty, Reserves, and Veterans of the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines and Coast Guard as well as their spouses qualify for a 15% tuition discount. Click here to learn more about the Military Scholarship.

Military credit is accepted according to the American Council on Education (ACE) guidelines.

The Center serves as a resource to our military students to learn more about VA benefits and services available in our local community. In addition, it allows military students to meet and interact with one another in a supportive space on campus.

The school certifying officials (SCO) are a liaison for NewSchool students and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and are located in the Office of Financial Aid. An SCO’s main responsibility is to report student enrollment information — term dates, credit loads, and qualifying costs — to the VA in order for benefit payments to be disbursed.

The SCO can also:

  • Answer general questions about federal VA Education Benefits
  • Provide hardcopy VA forms
  • Assist students with completing VA forms
  • Submit forms to the VA
  • Contact the VA on behalf of a student with a specific benefit-related issue

NewSchool is honored to be participating in the VA Student Work-Study Allowance Program, which offers an additional allowance to veteran students in return for their performing services in VA-related activities. Veteran students selected for the program will work under the supervision of an SCO as a veteran liaison. The veteran liaison assists in providing general information regarding veteran’s education benefits as well as campus and community services for military students and families. The liaison may assist students with general inquiries about veteran education benefits via phone, email, and in person. The liaison also organizes events and regular meetings on campus with NewSchool’s military student population and helps maintain and organize veteran-related files. The veteran liaison can be reached at military@newschoolarch.edu.

NewSchool is approved to train veterans and other eligible persons under Title 38, United States Code. NewSchool follows U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regulations and related military regulations in administering student financial and academic affairs for veteran and military students.

Eligible veterans and dependents as defined by the VA can be accepted for education. Eligible veterans and dependents may file an application either with NewSchool or the VA.

NewSchool honors the following education benefits for active-duty service members, reservists, veterans of the armed forces, spouses and their dependents:

  • The Montgomery GI Bill® (MGIB) reimburses tuition costs through an educational assistance allowance.
  • The Post-9/11 GI Bill applies direct funds to cover a portion of costs for tuition, fees, and books.
  • Active Military Tuition Assistance gives a portion of funds to cover costs of tuition and fees. This program is sponsored by the specific branch of the military you serve.
  • The Tuition Assistance Top-Up Program provides supplemental funds for tuition costs that are not covered under the Tuition Assistance program.
  • The VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program offers benefits to veterans with service-connected disabilities.
  • The Dependents Educational Assistance Program (DEA) offers benefits to dependents of service members who are permanently disabled due to a service-related condition or who died while on active duty.
  • The Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP) provides benefits to members of the Reserve called to active duty in response to a war or natural disaster.

*Program eligibility is determined by the U.S. military in accordance with program provisions.
**Only one tuition-reduction benefit may be applied to tuition at a time. For more detailed information regarding benefit programs please contact the Financial Aid Office or visit www.gibill.va.gov.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).