Catch the Wave

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If you're an active duty military member or veteran, you must complete the same online application forms as new students. 

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ATTENTION: Veterans Receiving Chapter 30, 1606, 1607 and VRAP MGIB Benefits must use WAVE to submit monthly verifications of enrollment.

Why Should I Use WAVE?

  • You must use WAVE to self-verify your attendance on the last calendar day of each month you are attending classes
  • Your monthly education benefit will be deposited into your specified bank account within 5 to 10 business days. VA no longer sends paper checks.
  • WAVE (Web Automated Verification of Enrollment) is available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
  • You can check on the status of your record, and report changes to your enrollment directly to VA.
  • WAVE is the only system available to students World-Wide.

How Do I Use WAVE?

  • Go to
  • Follow the log-in instructions.
  • The best day to verify is the last day of the month, even if it is a Saturday or Sunday.
  • WAVE by phone is available at 1.877.838.2778