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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