For Veterans

Montgomery GI Bill® and Post 9-11 GI Bill® benefit programs are available to qualified veterans or their dependents who want to attend Widener University. Widener University also participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program, offering matching tuition assistance to all eligible students.

In order to apply for benefits, review the VA's website where you will find information about eligibility and applying for your Certificate of Eligibility through the Department of Veteran's Affairs.

Apply to Widener for admission. There is no application fee if you apply online.

If you are on active duty and want to transfer your Post 9-11® benefit to a dependent, or spouse, go to the VA website for more information. 

Once you receive your Certificate of Eligibility from the VA please submit a copy of the certificate, your DD214 papers when applicable, and Widener University's Application for Veterans Enrollment Certification.

Please fax, email or mail all documentation to:

Widener University
Enrollment Services
Attn: Veteran's Services - Lipka Hall
One University Place
Chester, PA 19013-5792
fax: 610-499-4576

For assistance with school certification or questions regarding any VA Education Benefit Programs at Widener University, contact Carol Smith in Enrollment Services at 610-499-4414 or by email at

For information on the new GI Bill® and specific benefit questions, please contact the Department of Veteran's Affairs at 1-888-442-4551 (1-888-GIBill-1). 

The G.I. 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 website at