Veteran's Benefits

CIU is proud to be consistently ranked among the most military-friendly schools in the country and we are a participant in the Yellow Ribbon 

A soldier carrying a backpack and book.Program. Eligible veterans, their spouses, and children can use VA education benefits to help cover the cost of their CIU tuition. 

Continuing Students

  • Contact Emily Huff , our school certifying official, when you register for classes each semester, revise your course schedule or change your program. She can be reached at or (803) 807-5049.

    If you have never received veteran's benefits:

    • Visit
    • Select "Education & Training" and then click "For Students." Follow the directions to apply for education benefits.
    • Contact Emily Huff

    If you received veteran's educational benefits at another school and are changing to CIU:

    • Submit VA Form 22-1995, Request for Change of Program or Place of Training, to the VA Regional Office and a copy to Emily Huff
      VA Regional Office
      PO Box 8888
      Muskogee, OK 74402-8888
    • Register for classes and contact Emily Huff.

    If you qualify for the Post 9/11 GI Bill and wish to transfer your benefits to a family member:

    VA Resources

    VA Forms

    VA Education & Training

    ACE Resources