Whether you are a traditional student studying full-time in the Undergraduate Studies or a working professional studying part-time in the College of Adult Undergraduate Studies, the University has a long history of providing quality educational programs that meet the needs of all students.
While waiting for VA education benefit disbursement, students will not:
Be assessed late fees
Be prevented from enrolling
Be required to secure alternative or additional funding
Be denied access to any school resources
After initial enrollment, you must notify the VA representative in the registrar's office of your intent to continue using VA education benefits each semester by completing the Declaration of Intent Form.
Failure to notify the certifying official of your intent for the semester may result in nonpayment or a change in the amount of monthly payments.
If there are any changes to your registration, program, or objective:
Once the enrollment certification has been made to the Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) in Buffalo, N.Y., processing takes anywhere from 6 to 10 weeks before payment authorization is made.
Send written inquiries or disputes about benefits to:
Department of Veterans' Affairs
Buffalo Regional Processing Office
P.O. Box 4616
Buffalo, NY 14240-4616
For phone inquiries, please call:
888-GI BILL 1 (442-4551)
800-827-1000 (Baltimore Regional Office)
Questions concerning VA benefits may be directed to:
Mary Alice Adams
Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Students, Veterans, and Dependents are eligible for various grants, scholarships and tuition assistance. Refer to the Updated GI Bill®.
"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 www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
NDMU is pleased to be a “Partner in Education” with the Maryland National Guard through its Tuition Waiver Program. In addition to available Guard benefits, service men and women are eligible for:
Some program limitations and exclusions may apply, including NDMU Online, Hybrid Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Doctorate in Pharmacy (Pharm.D.), Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD), and Ph.D. in Instructional Leader in Changing Populations. Please contact the University’s Business Office to determine if a program is eligible.
Notre Dame proudly participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program and has committed $4,000 for up to 10 full-time undergraduate students each year, which is matched by the VA.
Learn more about the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program, a provision of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008.
As an approved provider of teacher certification in Maryland, Notre Dame also participates in the Troops to Teachers program.
The program provides a link between active duty and veteran armed service members who desire to pursue a career in education by providing:
Troops to Teachers is a federal program funded by the Department of Education and administered by the Department of Defense through the Defense Activity for Nontraditional Education Support (DANTES).