We would like to thank all military-connected students for your service, and welcome you to the University of Mary Washington.
The Department of Veterans Affairs Education Service offers many benefit programs. These benefits include the Montgomery GI Bill, Tuition Assistance “Top Up”, Veterans Educational Assistance Program, Survivor’s and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program, Tutorial Assistance Program and numerous other benefit programs. This institution is approved to offer GI Bill® educational benefits by the Virginia State Approving Agency.
If you are using your military benefits for the first time, please complete the
Request for Benefits Form.
Once you have submitted this form, you should make contact with your campus certifying official if you have any questions.
Campus Certifying Officials
If you are a student on the Fredericksburg Campus, please contact Certifying Official Patricia Sarkuti at email@example.com or at 540-654-2140.
If you are a student on the Stafford Campus, please contact Certifiying Official Ryan Hastings at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 540-286-8075.
Have questions about tuition, fees, what the GI Bill covers, or anything else having to do
with your account at UMW?
Student Accounts Julie Pugliese email@example.com (540)654-5976
Financial Aid Alicia Tisdale firstname.lastname@example.org (540)654-1135
Veterans Resource Center and General Questions
Students on either campus can also contact Chris “CJ” Porter who is the UMW Veterans Liaison and Director of Off-Campus and Commuter Student Services at email@example.com or at 540-654-1569.
Service members should speak with their Educational Services Officer (ESO) counselor within their Military Service prior to enrolling at UMW.
This institution is approved to offer GI Bill® educational benefits by the Virginia State Approving Agency.