Veteran’s Information

Hazlewood Exemption (Texas Veterans)

Executive MBA (EMBA) students eligible for the Hazlewood Exemption are able to apply the benefit towards the cost of the Executive MBA program.  The Hazlewood Exemption will cover all of the program costs with the exception of the following components included in in the program costs:

  • Books (purchased by the university and provided to the students)
  • Meals (while traveling or provided at CityCentre)
  • Student Travel (Residency Week, EMBA class trip)
  • Student Lodging (Residency Week, EMBA class trip)

Students can expect to be charged for and will need to pay approximately 15% of the total program costs to cover the cost of the above exceptions to the Hazlewood Exemption.  Financial Aid may be used to cover these costs.

For more information, please contact the financial aid liaison for Mays Graduate Programs Office, Joanne Byrne at jbyrne@mays.tamu.edu.

 

VA Chapter 33 – Post 9/11 GI Bill

Recipients of VA Chapter 33 – Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits may qualify to receive payment of tuition and fees, a monthly housing allowance and a book stipend.  The VA will pay tuition and fees to the University.  The VA will not pay for non-allowable fees which are listed below.  Students will be directly billed for non-allowable costs.

  • Books (purchased by the university and provided to the students)
  • Meals (while traveling or provided at CityCentre)
  • Student Travel (Residency Week, PMBA class trip)
  • Student Lodging (Residency Week, PMBA class trip)

These non-allowable costs are covered by the monthly stipend Veterans receive while using the Post 9/11 benefit.  Students can expect to be charged for and will need to pay approximately 15% of the total program cost to cover the cost of the above exceptions.  Financial Aid may also be used to cover these costs.

For more information, please contact the financial aid liaison for Mays Graduate Programs Office, Joanne Byrne at jbyrne@mays.tamu.edu.

MBA Students with Veteran Benefits

The Veteran Services Office assists military-affiliated students to maximize their VA Education Benefits, Hazlewood exemption, scholarships, and financial assistance.  All Veteran benefits are processed through the Veteran Services Office (VSO) located in College Station on the main campus.  For specific questions regarding your Veteran Benefits, you may visit the VSO website at veterans.tamu.edu.

Federal Veteran Benefits Information

To find information regarding Federal Veteran Benefits, please go to veterans.tamu.edu/Federal-Veteran-Benefits.  Information regarding VA Chapter Benefits, additional benefits as well as resources can be found at this link.

Texas Veteran Benefits

For information regarding Texas Veterans Benefits, please go to veterans.tamu.edu/Texas-Veteran-Benefits.  Information on the Hazlewood Exemption, additional benefits as well as resources can be found at this link.

Apply For Benefits

To learn how to apply for your benefits at Texas A&M University, visit veterans.tamu.edu/Texas-Veteran-Benefits.  Instructions on how to apply for either VA Chapter Benefits and / or The Hazlewood Exemption are found here.

Check the Status of Your Benefits

Instructions on how to check the status of your benefits on your Howdy Portal can be found at veterans.tamu.edu/Check-Your-Status.

Veteran Resource & Support Center

The Veteran Resource & Support Center connects veterans and military-affiliated students with resources from campus and community networks.  For more information, visit aggieveterans.tamu.edu.

 

For financial aid information and/or assistance with your benefits, please contact the financial aid liaison for Mays Graduate Programs Office, Joanne Byrne at jbyrne@mays.tamu.edu.