What Chapter Am I?

Veterans that need to complete all necessary paperwork with the Veterans Affairs Coordinator for payment of the Montgomery GI Bill® Educational Assistance Benefits (MGIB) will need to know what chapter they are for enrollment.

*Chapter 30 - Active Duty Military
(Basic Training is not classified as active duty)

Chapter 31 - Veterans need a 10% Veterans Affairs disability or more to apply.  The Department of Veterans Affairs must approve entrance into this program.

Chapter 33 (Post 9/11 GI Bill®) - Effective August 2009 - Reserve and National Guard members who have been active for more than 90 days since 9/11/01.

*Chapter 35 - For spouses and children of 100% service-connected disabled Veterans or spouses and children of Veterans who died in service or of a service-connected disability.

*Chapter 1606 - Reservist or National Guard Members

*Chapter 1607 (REAP) - Meet the Chapter 1606 basic eligibility and were called to or ordered to active duty in response to a war or national emergency as declared by the President or Congress.

*Most common at SHIP


Contact Information

Veteran's Service Office
Robert Smith 
Old Main-Rm 210 
Office: 717-477-1164
Fax: 717-477-4007 

ROTC Program
MAJ Bill Lloyd
U.S. Army ROTC
Wright Hall-Rm 204
Office: 717-477-1891
Fax: 717-477-1783