Veterans Resources

Military Transcripts & Gonzaga Benefits Advisor

Joint Services Transcript

JST is the Joint Services Transcript that will replace the Coast Guard Institute Transcript, the Army/American Council on Education Registry Transcript System (AARTS) and the Sailor/Marine American Council on Education Registry Transcript (SMART).

Gonzaga University Registrar's Office Veteran's Benefits Advisor

The Registrar's Office is located in College Hall, Room 229. The office is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and serves all veterans and undergraduate students through law students.

The primary Veteran Advisor is Michael Grabowski.
Phone: (509) 313-6596
E-Mail: grabowski@gu.gonzaga.edu

The alternate Veteran Coordinator is Anne Thompson. She can be reached at the following:
Phone: (509) 313-3680
E-Mail: thompsona@gonzaga.edu

Veterans Affairs Education Programs

Post 9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act (Chapter 33)

The Post 9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act signed into law on June 30, 2008 will take effect August 1, 2009. The new chapter will provide up to 36 months of educational benefits for qualifying veterans up to 15 years following discharge or release from the last period of active duty.

Yellow Ribbon Program (Chapter 33)

Gonzaga University is a proud participant in the Yellow Ribbon program, enhancing financial access for student veterans. For more information contact Mike Grabowski at (509) 313-6596.

Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty (Chapter 30)

The MGIB program provides up to 36 months of education benefits. This benefit may be used for degree and certificate programs, flight training, apprenticeship/on-the-job training and correspondence courses. Remedial, deficiency, and refresher courses may be approved. Your benefits are payable for 10 years following your release from active duty.

Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve (Chapter 1606)

The MGIB-SR program may be available to you if you are a member of the Selected Reserve. The Selected Reserve includes the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve and Coast Guard Reserve, and the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard. This benefit may be used for degree and certificate programs, flight training, apprenticeship/on-the-job training and correspondence courses. Remedial, deficiency, and refresher courses may be approved under certain circumstances.

Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)

REAP (Chapter 1607 of title 10, U.S. Code) is an education program that provides up to 36 months of education benefits to members of the Selected Reserves, Individual Ready Reserve (IRR), and National Guard, who are called to active service.

Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)

Chapter 32, VEAP is available if you first entered active duty between January 1, 1977 and June 30, 1985 and you elected to make contributions from your military pay to participate in this education benefit program. Your contributions are matched on a $2 for $1 basis by the Government. This benefit may be used for degree and certificate programs, flight training, apprenticeship/on-the-job training and correspondence courses. Remedial, deficiency, and refresher courses may be approved under certain circumstances.

Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance (Chapter 35)

Dependents' Educational Assistance provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of certain veterans. The program offers up to 45 months of education benefits. These benefits may be used for degree and certificate programs, apprenticeship, and on-the-job training.

Vocational Rehabilitation (Chapter 31)

The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Program is authorized by Congress under Title 38, Code of Federal Regulations, Chapter 31. The mission of VR&E is to help veterans with service-connected disabilities to prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs. Also, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service provides vocational-educational counseling to veterans and certain dependents. VR&E can provide a wide range of vocational and educational counseling services to service members still on active duty, as well as veterans and dependents who are eligible for one of VA's educational benefit programs.

Employment Security Department - Veterans Unit

Spokane VA Medical Center

Spokane County Veterans Services

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Education and Training

Spokane Area Veterans Organizations

American Legion
315 W. Mission Ave.
Spokane, WA
(509) 326-4168

American Legion
116 College Ave.
Cheney, WA
(509) 235-6181

American Legion
111 S. Park St.
Chewelah, WA
(509) 935-8464

American Legion
640 N Hwy 41
Post Falls, ID
(208) 773-9054

American Legion
754 N 4th St.
Coeur d' Alene, ID
(208) 664-2250

Disabled American Veterans
3004 E. Queen
Spokane, WA
(509) 489-4939

Disabled American Veterans
1724 E Sprague Ave.
Spokane, WA
(509) 535-9100

Veterans of Foreign Wars
406 N 4th St.
Coeur d' Alene, ID
(208) 667-5236

VFW Post 11326
116 College Ave
Cheney, WA
(509) 235-6181