Lakeland University's Military Benefits

Military Benefits at Lakeland University

Military Benefits

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Lakeland University is dedicated to serving students who receive military benefits by providing timely and accurate information about the institution and benefit certification prior to and during a student's enrollment at the university.

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Lakeland University is state agency approved to certify all programs with the exception of the Wisconsin GI Bill®, which is restricted to public institutions, and the VRAP program, which is restricted to approved two-year institutions. Lakeland's Director of Veteran Services, Sue Bialk, will process all appropriate military paperwork on a semester-by-semester basis. You can reach her by telephone at 920-565-1032 ext. 2377 or by email at Her office is located in William A. Krueger, Room #104.

If you are unsure of your eligibility for benefits, please contact your local VA Service Office (located in your local courthouse), go to, or call the GI Bill® Call Center at 1-888-GIBILL-1. Once you are certain of your eligibility, you can access all pertinent forms required to apply for your military benefits or to transfer your benefits to Lakeland University from another college or university by visiting Complete all pertinent forms, and submit them.

Veterans should notify Sue Bialk of enrollment each term, and any changes in enrollment (add/drops/withdrawals). Failure to do so could result in benefits not being processed or in overpayments.

Benefit programs include:

  • Chapter 33 (Post 9/11 GI Bill®/Yellow Ribbon)
  • State Veterans (VET ED, Wisconsin National Guard Grant, Wisconsin Grant for Private Non-Profit)
  • Montgomery GI Bill® - Chapter 30
  • Montgomery GI Bill® for selected Reserves - Chapter 1606
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Chapter 31 Vocational Readiness & Employment
  • Chapter 35 Dependents Educational Assistance

    GI 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 Web site at

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