The GI Bill will not pay for students to take the same class twice unless the first attempt is considered a failure by the university's catalog.
The GI Bill will not pay for zero credit classes, even if they are required.
The GI Bill will pay for the tuition of study abroad classes, but will not pay the fees of the student abroad classes.
If you are a recipient of the Purple Heart or the Combat Decoration Superior in Precedence, a Florida resident the time that you enlisted and separated from the service, as stated on your DD214 and an Undergraduate student, you may be eligible to receive tuition waiver. The Combat Decoration Awards in Precedence include:
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Once you are certified for your benefits, you must verify your enrollment with the VA at the end of each month before you will receive your payment. Be sure that you have verified exact start and end dates for any session classes in which you are enrolled that are shorter or extend beyond the regular semester. To verify your enrollment, go to the Web Automated Verification of Enrollment (WAVE) or call 1-877-823-2378. If you notice either class dates or credit amounts are incorrect while verifying, please contact the FIU Veteran and Military Affairs Office for assistance.
Any veteran or other eligible student who receives benefits under chapter 30, 31, 33, 35, 1606 and 1607 is entitled to one deferment each academic year and an additional deferment each time there is a delay in the receipt of benefits.
This form is to be submitted by Veterans, Spouses, and Dependents who are not residents for tuition purposes as per Florida Statute 1009.21.
Active duty Service members stationed in Florida and any drilling member of the Florida National Guard, Air National Guard, or Reserve component is classified as a Resident for tuition purposes and does not need to apply for this waiver.
Florida law authorizes FIU to waive the out-of-state portion of tuition for Veterans of the United States Armed Forces, Guard and Reserve forces, their Spouses and Dependents who demonstrate the following criteria:
NOTE: Students who are eligible to establish residency in Florida as per Florida Statute 1009.21 will not be required to recertify physical presence in Florida each semester once their residency has been changed to Florida.
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