Veterans & Armed Services

The UW-Richland is fully approved for the certification of educational benefits for veterans and veterans' dependents under both federal and state veterans administration programs.

Federal Benefits

The United States Department of Veteran Affairs provides information regarding Veteran Affairs Federal benefits, including Montgomery G.I. Bill Chapters 30, 31, 33, 35, and 1606.

DANTES Programs include Troops To Teachers, the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC).

Contact your County Veterans Service Office nearest your residence for information on and assistance in starting State and Federal VA benefits. The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs provides a County Veterans Service Office (CVSO) list with information regarding your nearest office.

State Benefits

Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs – for information regarding state-provided benefits.

Veterans Wisconsin Education Portal – information on higher education benefits for Veterans in Wisconsin

UW System Frequently Asked Questions about the WI G.I. Bill Benefits

County Veterans Service Office list – Veterans Affairs offices listing for information and assistance instarting State and Federal VA benefits.

Contact your County Veterans Service Office nearest your residence for information and assistance in starting State and Federal VA benefits. See the County Veterans Service Office list for information regarding your nearest office.

NOTICE: The Wisconsin GI Bill does not cover all educational costs. Check with your Campus Coordinator for Veteran Services to determine which tuition/fees are not covered.

Contact your respective service representative for all Wisconsin Air/Army National Guard benefits.

Veterans & Armed Services Transcripts

For transcript transfer, visit Joint Services Transcript

For more information please contact the UW Colleges Veterans Contact/Certifying Official: 

Tiffany Schoenfeldt
Veterans Services Coordinator
School Certifying Official
UW Colleges Veterans Services Office
780 Regent St. Suite 130
Madison, WI 53715
Phone: 715-261-6147
Fax: 608-265-9473