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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).

Kyle Standiford
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.