Steps to Veterans Education Success


From Admissions through Graduation, here are the steps you will need to become successful at Simpson.

  1. Contact the Veterans Services Director to set up an appointment via phone or in person.

  2. Apply for Education Benefits
    • You must complete the VONAPP application to receive VA educational benefits. (Direct Deposit is recommended in the application)
    • Print out proof of submission.
    • Certification letter should arrive in the mail a few weeks later.
    • Submit Certificate Of Eligibility to the Veterans Services Director.

  3. Complete the Simpson University Application for admission. Make sure you indicate your status as Active Duty, Veteran, Veteran Dependent, or Reserves.

  4. Apply for Financial Aid at fafsa.ed.gov

  5. Acceptance - Upon receiving your letter of acceptance, pay the advance tuition deposit in Webadvisor to start the registration process.

  6. Complete Registration
  7. Request VA Certification
    • Each student must request VA certification each semester in attendance at Simpson University.

  8. Academic Advising - As needed, meet with SU’s Veteran Academic Advisor. Contact the Veterans Services Director to schedule an appointment for academic advising.