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Managing Your VA Education Benefits

Whether you are a new or returning student, the WSU VMASS team is committed to assisting you in achieving your educational goals at WSU. This page provides information on processing your initial application for VA Educational Benefits (a one-time process), completing your enrollment certification (every semester), and completing the administrative actions necessary to receive your monthly VA Educational payments (every semester).

Step 1. Which benefits are you eligible for?

Step 2. Apply to WSU & pick a program of study

Step 3a. First-time or New Applicants

Step 3b. Returning Applicants

Step 4. Complete an ECR each semester

Processing information

Complete information about processing timelines and deadlines can be found on the Processing Timelines page.

VMASS Enrollment Certification

Post 9/11 GI Bill® recepients

VA Regional Office

You may mail or fax your documents.

  • VA Regional Office
    PO BOX 8888
    Muskogee, OK 74402.
  • Fax: (918) 781‑7863 (Preferred method).

VA Regional Office Processing

Processing time: 6 to 8 weeks (all processing times are subject to change).

  • You will receive a Certificate of Eligibility (COE), which will outline your entitlements under the specific educational program in which you are enrolled. 
  • You will use your COE for Enrollment Certifications and Residency applications.


Mail or hand-deliver copies of all documents to:

    PO Box 641035
    Pullman, WA 99164-1035
  • WSU VMASS Center
    Holland Library, Room 120BA
    Pullman, Washington
  • (509) 335‑1234


Apply for VA Educational Benefits
Pullman Veterans & Military Affiliated Student Services