When can I apply for an advance payment?
You may apply no sooner than 120 days prior to the semester's first day of classes, and no later than 45 days prior to the first day of classes. Check the University's Academic Year Calendars to determine the semester's first day of classes. To apply you must be enrolled at least half time. Also, you must allow for a 30-day break between terms in order to be eligible for advance payment.
At U of M full-time status is:
- 12 hours for undergraduate students
- 9 hours for graduate students
Contact Veterans Educational Benefits & Certification (003 Wilder Tower; 901.678.2996) for more information on eligibility requirements and forms.