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Safely Back to School: Resource preview of 'Student Veterans and the G.I. Bill During COVID-19'

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Posted at 10:01 AM, Jul 31, 2020
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Student veterans looking for guidance on what will happen to their benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic can find some of that information through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Here’s what you’ll find in “Student Veterans and the G.I. Bill During COVID-19":

  • What happens if your school’s program changed from in-person classes to online-only
  • What happens to housing allowance if school switches to online-only learning
  • If you’ll still receive education benefits if you can no longer attend an in-person program because of COVID-19
  • What happens if your schools is closed temporarily
  • Guidance for canceled lab portions of courses
  • What you should do if you’re furloughed in your OJT or apprenticeship program
  • Plan for handling situations where student veterans owe a debt to the VA but are experiencing financial hardship due to the pandemic

Open Student Veterans and the G.I. Bill During COVID-19.