Veterans Affairs

The University of Notre Dame would like to thank all the men and women who have bravely served our country. We are pleased to assist our veterans and their families by offering our support regarding the use of their Veteran Affairs (VA) benefits.

The University of Notre Dame has participated in the Post-9/11 GI Bill® and Yellow Ribbon Program since its inception in August 2009. More information on the Post-9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33) and Yellow Ribbon Program can be found on the Undergraduate Information Sheet or the Graduate Information Sheet.

Calculate your benefits and research approved programs:  department-of-veterans-affairs.github.io/gi-bill-comparison-tool

Certification Process at a Glance - step-by-step instructions

Federal Shopping Sheets - Undergraduate
Estimated cost form provided by the Office of Financial Aid

Federal Shopping Sheets - Graduate
Estimated cost form provided by the Office of Financial Aid

Office of Military and Veterans Affairs

The Office of Military & Veteran Affairs (OMVA) is responsible for making the Notre Dame experience robust, inclusive, and vibrant for military-connected students. In addition, enabling Notre Dame to lead an exemplary model of engagement in the military and veteran space.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by the VA is available at the official U.S. government Website at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill

Isakson and Roe Act

Section 1018 of Public Law 116-315, Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020, adds new requirements for educational institutions participating in the educational assistance programs of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). These new provisions became effective June 15, 2021 and apply to Institutions of Higher Learning and Non-College Degree institutions beginning August 1, 2021. Many of the requirements are consistent with the requirements of the Principles of Excellence, currently in Executive Order 13607; however, there are requirements in addition to those embodied in the Principles of Excellence that schools must also satisfy to maintain approval for GI Bill® participation.

College Financing Plan and other types of Federal financial aid, not administered by VA that is offered by the institution, that the individual may be qualified to receive.

Other types of Federal Financial Assistance can be found on our website at https://financialaid.nd.edu/aid-types/

Estimated amount of student loan debt the individual would have upon graduation.

Estimates for student indebtedness can be found on our website at https://financialaid.nd.edu/aid-types/loans/federal-exit-loan-counseling/

Estimated total cost of course attendance, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, and additional costs.

Undergraduate Students

Cost of attendance, for undergraduate students, can be found on the University of Notre Dame's financial aid website at University of Notre Dame - Cost of Attendance.

Graduate Students

Cost of attendance, for graduate students, can be found on the University of Notre Dame's financial aid website at University of Notre Dame - Graduate Cost of Attendance

Estimated cost of living expenses.

Estimates for the cost of living are included in the cost of attendance. Please refer to the above for specifics.

Amount of costs above that are covered by VA Education Benefits.

Amounts depend on the eligibility. More information on eligibility can be found on the VA's GI Bill® Comparision Tool: https://www.va.gov/education/gi-bill-comparison-tool/

Information regarding graduation rates.

Graduation rates can be found on the Higher Education Opportunity Act Notifications website at https://provost.nd.edu/higher-education-opportunity-act-notifications/#RetentionandGraduation 

Information regarding job-placement rates for graduates, if available.

Post Graduation Activity information can be found on the Higher Education Opportunity Act Notifications website at https://provost.nd.edu/higher-education-opportunity-act-notifications/#Career%20Data

Information regarding the acceptance of transfer credits including military credits.

Transfer credit policies can be found on the Higher Education Opportunity Act Notifications website at https://provost.nd.edu/higher-education-opportunity-act-notifications/#Transfer

Any additional requirements including training, experience, or examinations that are required to obtain a license, certification or approval for which the course of education prepares the individual.

Current University of Notre Dame programs that require additional licensure are law and accounting. Additional requirements including training, experience, or examinations that are required to obtain a license, certification or approval for which the course of education prepares the individual should be addressed with the individual colleges.

Other information to facilitate comparison by the individual about aid packages offered by different educational institutions.

Other information to facilitate your comparison, can be found on the VA's GI Bill® Comparision Tool: https://www.va.gov/education/gi-bill-comparison-tool/


Contact Information
 

Office of the Registrar, Certification of Enrollment
Lance Nettrouer, VA School Certifying Official 
574-631-5598 

Office of Military and Veterans Affairs  
Regan Jones, Director of Military and Veterans Affairs
574-631-9577
omva@nd.edu

Office of Financial Aid
Desmond Delgado, Senior Financial Aid Counselor
574-631-6436
finaid@nd.edu

Joel Short, Senior Assistant Director
574-631-6436 
finaid@nd.edu

Veteran Affairs Call Center
1-888-442-4551 
Please contact for information on eligibility requirements, processing time schedules, and general questions. 
Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Central Time