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VA School Certifying Official: Mayette Fonoimoana (808)675-3746  fonoimom@byuh.eduAre you applying for your VA education benefits for this first time? If so, you can now apply online!Before you begin, you will need to have your banking information available.

  • Go online to: www.gibill.va.gov
    • Choose “Apply for Benefits”
    • Choose  “Launch VONAPP and apply for benefits”
  • When you are finished, print a copy of your application to bring to the VA School Certifying Official.
  • Complete the Course Enrollment Form as well as an academic MAP to graduation with your academic advisor.  A file will be created and you will be certified for the semester at VA Once. 
  • Please note that a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility or DD 214 or NOBE (for veterans) is required, but this will not delay certification for the first semester.
  • Submit the Record of Previous Education and Training/Release of Information to 3rd Party.
  • Review the Responsibility Form.

 If you have used your benefits before and want to continue your certification at BYU Hawaii:

  • Bring a signed course enrollment form, MAP and Certificate of Eligibility or DD 214 or NOBE, if not submitted earlier.
  • Review the “Responsibility Form” below

 The following documents are useful in completing the certification process.

Veteran Affairs Contact Information:

  • www.GIBILL.va.gov
  • 1-888-442-4551
  • Monthly verification of Attendance: 1-877-823-2378
  • Non educated related VA Information:  1-800-827-100