Veteran Affairs at BHSU

Activation Checklist

Financial Aid Section

Register Section

  • Go to Student Life for information on housing, meal plan, etc.
  • Ensure that enrollment status is updated with the VA (Via VAONCE) & MINF, South Dakota National Guard Tuition Assistance office (if applicable), and Business office.
  • Keep in contact with student during deployment. Make plans for re-admission when deployment is over. Email the de-mobilization checklist when tour is almost over.
  • Be informed about changes that may happen to your student status as a resuslt of the deployment:
    • You may now be considered "Independent" on a FAFSA form
    • You may be eligible for a new or upgraded GI Bill
    • If you were not a resident of South Dakota before deployment, you may be considered a resident when you come back to school.