CU Denver Certification Request

Degree audits will be performed on every student to ensure all classes are within degree plan. Classes that are not required will not be certified.
  • DO NOT count waitlisted classes. Waitlisted courses cannot be certified. Once a class is no longer waitlisted or you change your schedule, resubmit a Certification Request.
  • For Ch. 33 Post 9/11 GI Bill, you must be enrolled in more than half time to receive any BAH. For Fall/Spring terms, full-time for Grads is 5 overlapping credits, you must be enrolled in 3 overlapping credits to receive any BAH. For Non-degree Seeking Grads, 12 overlapping credits is full-time and you must be enrolled in at least 7 credits to receive any BAH. For Undergrads, 12 overlapping credits is full-time, you must be enrolled in 7 overlapping credits to receive any BAH.
  • Courses with different begin and end dates may cause prorated or no BAH for periods when courses do not overlap or drop the student from full-time to less than full-time.
  • For Ch. 33 Post 9/11 GI Bill, if ALL of your classes are ONLINE, your benefits will be prorated at half the national average. INDEPENDENT STUDY classes are classified as online. HYBRID classes may be classified as online.
  • Courses that were previously passed cannot be certified regardless of you not using your GI Bill benefits to pay for it. Courses that were failed can be certified.
  • Entire form must be completed to ensure accurate benefit certification.

Please submit the mailing address where you live. Do not use your home of record if you do not live there.
If you were transferred chapter 33 benefits, use your own file number. You must
use your sponsor's file number if you are on chapter 35.

Submit a current eBenefits Summary of education benefits.
- Click or hover over the link "View Status"
- Click on your benefit, print the first page to PDF. Make sure that the months of remaining benefits and eligibility percentage are visible.
- Email to with the subject "eBenefit Summary, Student Name, SID".
According to your information you are not eligible for the VA and Financial Aid Refund Release.

Total Credits:
We no longer require you to input specific classes.
Are you resubmitting your class card for this term? *
All information on this form is protected by FERPA rules and regulations.
  • Requests for enrollment certification must be submitted each semester by completing a Certification Request and submitting it to Veteran & Military Student Services (VMSS) at the University of Colorado Denver|Anschutz.
  • If for any reason the VA claims you are ineligible for VA Educational Benefits (Post 9/11 Students), after classes have started you will be required to pay for your full tuition and fees by the school's deadline.
  • Any reduction or increase in semester credit hours made to your schedule after your Certification Request has been submitted must be reported immediately to the VMSS and may result in the VA creating a debt against you that you would be required to reconcile. Changes of address and telephone number should be reported promptly to the University, VMSS, and the Veteran's Administration Regional Office.
  • Satisfactory academic progress must be maintained in accordance with school policy as well Veterans' Administration Regional Office policies. The VA will not pay benefits for the period after a student has ceased attending class.
  • Student must be in a degree seeking program in order to receive benefits, only courses that satisfy an approved degree requirement outlined by the curriculum guide or a degree auditing report (DARS) can be certified. The Veterans' Administration Regional Office will pay educational benefits for up to fifty credits as an undeclared major.
  • The University of Colorado Denver Student e-mail account is the official means of communication by CU Denver|Anschutz and VMSS. It is the student's responsibility to check their account on a regular basis. If a student misses important information due to lack of checking campus e-mail, the VMSS and the University of Colorado Denver will not be held responsible.
  • Agreeing to these terms authorizes the VMSS at the University of Colorado Denver|Anschutz to access CU Denver student's academic account as well as their records with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs in order to gain information that is relevant and applicable to the benefit certification process. Student records are protected by the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
Certification T&C *
  • I am authorizing the CU Denver’s Bursar’s Office to apply a third party sponsorship to my account, which will allow my financial aid to be refunded prior to the Department of Veteran Affairs paying my tuition and fees.
  • I understand my account will reflect a $0.00 (zero) balance, but I will still have an account balance due until the VA pays their portion of my tuition and fees.
  • I understand that my refund will not be dispersed before the semesters actual release date.
  • I acknowledge that any remaining balance after the VA has paid is my responsibility to reconcile. Any balance not paid may prevent registration for the subsequent semester. Any past due balance could be sent to an outside collection agency.
  • I understand that my Sponsor Payment will not be posted without a current Certificate of Eligibility (COE) or eBenefits Summary.
Early refund T&C *