Am I Eligible For Any Veteran Educational Benefits?

Kaua'i Community College is approved by the Hawaii State Approving Agency to serve students who are eligible to receive education benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Veteran Educational benefits include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Chapter 30: Montgomery GI Bill®-Active Duty (MGIB-AD)
  • Chapter 31: Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E)
  • Chapter 33: Post-9-11 GI Bill®
  • Chapter 35: Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance
  • Chapter 1606: Montgomery GI Bill®-Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)

Learn more about GI Bill® eligibility requirements and find out if you can receive benefits by visiting

Public Law 115-407, Sections 103 and 104

In accordance with the Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018, section 3679(e) of title 38 (Public Law 115-407), a student who is entitled to educational assistance under Chapter 31, Veteran Readiness & Employment, or Chapter 33, Post-9/11 GI Bill® benefits shall be permitted to attend or participate in the course of education during the period beginning on the date on which the individual provides to the educational institution a Certificate of Eligibility for entitlement to educational assistance under Chapter 31 or 33 (a “Certificate of Eligibility” can also include a “Statement of Benefits” obtained from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ website – eBenefits, or a VAF 28-1905 form for Chapter 31) and ending on the earlier of the following dates:

  • The date on which payment from VA is made to the institution.
  • 90 days after the date the institution certified tuition and fees following the receipt of the Certificate of Eligibility.

The college shall not impose any penalty, including the assessment of late fees, the denial of access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities, or require the student to borrow additional funds, in order to meet his or her financial obligations to the institution due to the delayed disbursement funding from VA under Chapter 31 or 33.

“GI Bill®” is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at or contact the Veterans Education Call Center at 1-888-442-4551 (toll free central time).

Veteran Services

Location: One Stop Center, 1st Floor, Student Counseling Office
Phone: (808) 245-8317