Chapter 31 VR&E

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Benefit Information

How to Apply / Use Benefits

  1. How to apply for VR&E
  2. Submit to Laurel Ridge Veteran Services one of the two documents:
    • Certificate of Eligibility, or
    • Ebenefits screen shot showing full benefit information
  3. Provide VR&E counselor contact information
  4. Submit Laurel Ridge Online VA certification request form
    • This form is required each semester
  5. Send military transcripts Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy and Air Force
  6. Make an appointment with
    • School Certifying Official, Sharon Painter
    • Veteran Academic Advisor, Jeanmarie Corrado
  7. Enroll in courses authorized by VR&E
  8. Attend and complete the course(s)

Eligibility and Entitlement

Tuition and Fees

  • Laurel Ridge will invoice VR&E for all authorized tuition and fees.


  • Follett Bookstore is independent of Laurel Ridge. VR&E authorized book and supplies allowance is submitted directly to Follett Bookstore.


Please verify all benefit information through military education website or VA education hotline 1-888-442-4551.

Laurel Ridge Veterans Services