Education Resources for Veterans

888-GI BILL-1

The St. Louis, Missouri VA Regional Processing Office (RPO) has established an education toll-free phone service for students with VA Educational Benefits.  This toll-free number features information for veterans and dependents on your own VA education account with Montgmery GI Bill (MGIB):


*WAVE Notice for Chapter 30, 1606, 1607 Veterans.  Once you have been certified by Peru State’s SCO and your certification has been processed by the VA, you need to do a monthly verification to the VA at the end of each month of enrollment.

At the end of each month, Verification may be done in one of two ways:

  1. Follow this link to verify your enrollment through the VA Web Automated Verification of Enrollment (WAVE) program.

                                   OR

  1. At the end of each month of enrollment, call 877-823-2378 on a touch-tone phone.


**Important Notice for Chapter 35 Dependents – Nebraska State Educational Benefits.   You may also be eligible for a tuition waiver through the State Department of Veterans Affairs.  For further application information, contact the State Department of Veterans Affairs, State Office Bldg, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE  68508 or phone 402-471-2458.

Veterans and dependents with a VA Education Benefits questions should call 888-GI BILL-1 (888-442-4551) and obtain information 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  To reach a VA Education Case Manager, call during regular business hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) Monday through Friday. Customer Service is also available on the web at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/ with FAQs or to send inquiries about VA benefits.

For questions about Vocational Rehabilitation Education Benefits, Chapter 31, call 800-872-1000 .

For additional questions pertaining to your enrollment or certification of credit hours you may contact Heather Rinne via email or by telephone 402-872-2276 .