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Military Benefit

Yellow Ribbon Program

Military Benefit | Various Amounts + Match | U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Quinnipiac University

Part of the Post 9/11 GI Bill®, this initiative provides funds for eligible veterans who served after September 10, 2001. We’ve invested more than $3 million into our Yellow Ribbon program, making your education more affordable.

Overview

Since 2009, we’ve been proudly participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program. Part of the Post 9/11 GI-Bill®, this initiative provides funds for eligible veterans who served after September 10, 2001. We’ve invested more than $3 million into our Yellow Ribbon program, making your education more affordable. At Quinnipiac, we’ll match a portion of the VA contribution — up to $15,000 a year — through our grant and scholarship programs.

The Office of Veteran and Military Affairs stands ready to help you navigate any of the other federal Veterans Benefits below.

Learn more about the Yellow Ribbon Program

Distinctions

Military Friendly©

Quinnipiac is recognized by Victory Media as being at the very top of the Best for Vets Schools in the United States.

Military Times

Military Times ranked Quinnipiac No. 1 in Connecticut and No. 3 in the country in its 2022 “Best for Vets: Colleges” rankings.

Yellow Ribbon Program Participant

We’ve invested more than $3 million into our Yellow Ribbon program, making your education more affordable.

Pending Payment Compliance

In accordance with Title 38 US Code 3679(e), Quinnipiac University adopts the following additional provisions for any students using U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Post-9/11 G.I. Bill® (Ch. 33) or Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (Ch. 31) benefits, while payment to the institution is pending from VA. Quinnipiac University will not:

  • Prevent the student’s enrollment;

  • Assess a late penalty fee to the student;

  • Require the student to secure alternative or additional funding;

  • Deny the student access to any resources (access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities).

However, to qualify for this provision, such students may be required to:

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Take the Next Step

Explore Military Benefits

We’ve long been committed to helping our nation’s veterans — as well as active duty and reserve military members — reach their educational goals. We are partnered with both the Department of Defense and the Veterans Administration to provide you with a comprehensive set of benefits that fit with your military experience.