The College is an approved institution for education and training under the Veterans Educational Assistance Act (GI Bill®) and the Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program.
Maui Collegeʻs Veterans Affairs Certifying Official is located in the Admissions and Records office and is responsible for certifying and monitoring veterans’ enrollment, academic progress, and other academic information. For more information contact the Admissions and Records office at 808-984-3267 or email email@example.com.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs approves applications and makes decisions about eligibility, payments and issuance of checks. Students using VA Education benefits must see an academic counselor each term to validate their program courses and complete the Academic Advising for Receiving Veterans Benefits Certification Form.
VA Standards of Progress - Veteran students and other Veterans Administration (VA) beneficiaries receiving educational benefits will be required to meet the Standards of Progress. To become eligible for VA educational benefits, a veteran or eligible dependent must enroll only in courses within his/her declared major, unless a change of major is approved. All veteran students receiving VA assistance must see the VA counselor for academic advising prior to registration. The minimum standards of satisfactory progress include the following procedures and requirements.
- Students receiving VA educational benefits must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.0 each semester.
- A VA student whose CGPA falls below 2.0 at the end of any semester will be placed on academic probation for a maximum of two consecutive semesters of enrollment. If the VA student’s CGPA is still below 2.0 at the end of the second consecutive semester of probation, the student’s VA educational benefits will be terminated.
- A VA student terminated from VA educational benefits due to unsatisfactory progress may petition the school to be recertified after attaining a CGPA of 2.0 or higher.
VA students and eligible beneficiaries utilizing VA benefits must provide official transcripts of previous education and training for review by the college. Maui College is required to review the transcript of previous education and training for all VA students and eligible beneficiaries in order to certify their enrollment.
The Veterans Resource Center at UH Maui College is dedicated to establishing a cohesive network of student veterans, dependents, reservists, and guardsmen to ensure their academic success. The Veterans Resource Center is located in Annex Building. www.maui.hawaii.edu/veterans/ or by calling 808-984-3242.
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: https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill