Welcome, Dependents

We recognize the unique background, needs and strengths military dependents bring to KU and foster an environment that is welcoming and inclusive of all our military-affiliated students.

Located in 345 Summerfield we offer dependents study and meeting spaces, a 24-7 lounge, and dedicated staff to provide support tailored to all military-affiliated students.

Transitioning to KU

Residency & Yellow Ribbon

  • In-state tuition rates per the Armed Forces Residency benefit for:
    • dependents eligible for the GI Bill®
    • dependents of veterans who were stationed in Kansas during service and/or were Kansas residents prior to joining the service
    • dependents of active duty, Reservists, and Kansas National Guardsmen
  • Yellow Ribbon Program funding for Post-9/11 GI Bill users NOT eligible for in-state tuition (i.e. those living in Missouri while attending classes at KU)

GI Bill Benefit Information

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Programs, Resources for Students

  • KU Student Veterans of America student organization open to all KU students. Service and leadership opportunities to help advance military-affiliated students' interests on campus
  • VA Work Study on-campus job opportunities for GI BIll users
  • On-campus housing
    • GI Bill users can pay on their housing throughout the semester. Contact housing@ku.edu or 785-864-4560 to let them know you're a GI Bill users. When it comes time for you to enroll for the next semester, they can temporarily get your hold lifted so you can sign up for classes.
  • Information for commuter students and Nontraditional Student Services
  • Delegate Access
    • If you would like a third party (ie. parent) to access and/or ask questions about your accounts, you must delegate access to them
    • Delegates can be authorized to pay bills, check VA benefits status, and conduct other account related buisness

Tricare & CHAMPVA

 


Preparing for the Next Chapter

‘‘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 at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill."

 

 

 

 


Quick Links

VA benefits questions?

Current News

Changes to housing rates for Post-9/11 GI Bill® users

The center will be closed Dec. 23 to Jan. 5 for Winter Break and will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 6-10.

Now hiring for Spring student staff. Apply here.

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