Veterans attending UMKC are eligible for a a wide spectrum of benefits. Explore how UMKC benefits can help you.

Explore Veteran's Benefits

Find out how to access your GI Bill and Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits

Want to learn more about tuition assistance and whether you're eligible?

Are you a Missouri resident? You may be eligible for additional benefits!

Look for veteran-specific scholarships and admissions information

UMKC VA Certifying Official

The UMKC VA certifying official is located in UMKC Student Veteran Support Services. Walk-ins are welcome, or appointments may be made by calling 816-235-1121. Individuals with speech or hearing impairments may call Relay Missouri at 800-735-2966 (TTY).

Debbie Kacirek
Student Union, Room 310
Phone: 816-235-1121

The certifying official's primary responsibility is to certify enrollment status of veterans to the Veterans Administration.

UMKC is NOT able to determine whether a veteran is eligible for benefits, determine the dollar amount of benefits or when students will receive benefit monies from the VA. You can call 1-888-GI-BILL1 or visit to determine your eligibility or inquire about benefits.