Military Education Financing
Veterans Education Benefits
GW’s Office of Military and Veteran Student Services processes applications for entitlement payments under the various classes of veterans’ educational benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. For more information consult the Office of Military and Veteran Student Services website.
GW’s campuses and institutions located in the Commonwealth of Virginia are approved to offer GI Bill® educational benefits by the Virginia State Approving Agency. The Virginia State Approving Agency (SAA) is the approving authority of education and training programs for Virginia. The Virginia SAA investigates complaints of GI Bill® beneficiaries. While most complaints should initially follow the school grievance policy, if the situation cannot be resolved at the school, the student beneficiary should contact the Virginia SAA via email email@example.com.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website.
Tuition Assistance Program
Funds from the various branches of the armed services under the Tuition Assistance Program are processed by the GW Student Accounts Office.
Navy ROTC is available at GW. Army and Air Force ROTC is available at Georgetown University and Howard University, respectively. All ROTC programs are handled by the GW Student Accounts Office. Further details are available on the Office of Student Financial Aid website and the Office of the Registrar.
Disclosures and Notices
Privacy of Student Records
The George Washington University and its faculty and staff will protect the privacy of students’ education records as required by federal law and regulations and as set forth in this policy. Eligible parents and students of record in attendance at the University will receive annual notice of their rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, (FERPA) by appropriate methods, which may include electronic publication on the university website. Information concerning this policy can be found on the Office of Ethics, Compliance, and Privacy website.
GW Policy on Student Loan Code of Conduct
The George Washington University adheres to a financial aid code of conduct agreed upon between schools in the District of Columbia and the District of Columbia Attorney General. Visit the OFSA website for the full policy.
Role of the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) is the national database of information about loans and grants awarded to students under Title IV of the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965. NSLDS provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and grants during their complete life cycle, from aid approval through disbursement, repayment, deferment, delinquency, and closure. Data on federal student loans and Federal Pell Grants are reported to the NSLDS, which is accessible by GW and U.S. Department of Education personnel and servicers of federal student loans. Students can access their data on the NSLDS website.
Title IV Funds
Title IV funds are federal student aid funds, which are from federal student aid programs administered by the U.S. Department of Education. Title IV funds include Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loan, Direct Graduate PLUS Loan, Direct PLUS Loan, Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG), Federal Perkins Loan, and TEACH grants. It does not include scholarships from the University or other private organizations. For detailed information concerning Title IV funds visit the Student Accounts Office website.
HEA Disclosures Portal
Visit the University's Consumer Information portal for complete disclosures information.