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Veterans Affairs

Our office of Veteran Student Services provides assistance and guidance to active duty service members, veterans, reservists, guardsmen, and family members using their VA educational benefits.

The Veteran Student Services office is located in Circle Park in the Office of the University Registrar, 209 Student Services Building.

The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Students are welcome by appointment or walk in. For general VA questions and information you may e-mail us at utkva@utk.edu or you may contact our office staff directly.

Jayetta Rogers, VA Coordinator, 865-974-1500

Vickie Clark, Assistant VA Coordinator, 865-974-1508


Information for Veterans or Service Members

If you are a veteran transfer student and are already using your benefits at another school, download our Transfer Chapter 33 checklist for instructions on how to transfer your GI Benefits to UT.

Once you are enrolled at UT, you need to complete the Enrollment Certification Request form and submit it to Veteran Student Services. This form must be filled out each semester that you plan to use your benefits. We will also need a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility (Letter of Eligibility) from VA.

For more information on benefits, visit the Veteran Student Service’s website.

Information for Military Dependents

If you are a dependent using chapter 35 DEA assistance, you need to fill out form 22-5495 to change your school to University of Tennessee. Please submit this form online to the VA.

Once you are enrolled at UT, you need to complete the Enrollment Certification Request form and submit it to Veteran Student Services. This form must be filled out each semester that you plan to use your benefits.

If you are a dependent using post-9/11 benefits (Chapter 33),you need to fill out form 22-5495 to change your school to University of Tennessee. Please submit this form online to the VA.

For more information on benefits, visit the Veteran Student Service’s website.

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