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Getting Started at Doane - Military Connected Students

Welcome, Military Connected Students.

Thank you for choosing Doane University to pursue your educational goals. Here are the items we need from you in order to begin reporting your school attendance to VA:

  1. A copy of your Certificate of Eligibility. After you apply to use your GI® bill benefits the VA will send you a Certificate of Eligibility. A copy of your application can be a temporary substitute, but we will still need the Certificate of Eligibility as well. 
  2. Fill out the Doane VA application below or print and submit this form.

These two documents need to be submitted to the Director of Veteran/Military Student Services. Here are your options to submit:

  • Scan / email to [email protected].  
  • Drop off a hard copy at Doane University. Make sure to put Director of Veteran/Military Student Services on it so it gets routed to them instead of your advisor.
  • Fax to the Director of Veteran/Military Student Services at 402-466-4228.

If you need other information about your benefits, go to and use “submit a question” or the toll-free number: 888-GIBILL-1 (888-442-4551). The assistance line is open between 7a.m. - 7p.m. Central Time, Monday- Friday.

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VA Benefit Choice

Chapter 33
Chapter 30
Chapter 1606
Chapter 35
VEAP - Chapter 32
Chapter 31

Note: If uncertain which chapter you plan to use, please research and decide before completing this form. The eBenefits website has helpful information, or contact VA using the information listed above if you need assistance. Don’t forget to submit a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility to the Director of Veterans/Military Student Services.
Exception: If you are using CH 31 benefits, we do not need your Certificate of Eligibility.

Check all that apply.
e.g. August/2020 or May/2023