Important Dates for Veterans Benefits Recipients

2022-2023 Academic Year

The VA academic year is August 1, 2022 – July 31, 2023. Terms beginning before August 1, 2022 are considered part of the 2021-2022 VA academic year and subject to the VA education benefit maximum for that year.

June 15, 2022
Pre-certification for Fall 2022 semester begins.
See Certification Process dropdown on the Veterans Education Benefits page for more information about the dual certification process.

August 1, 2022
Fall 2022 bills are due. See https://finance.duke.edu/bursar.
Students who are using Chapter 31 or Chapter 33 benefits and have submitted Student Data Forms (SDF) for the fall semester will have a notation on their account indicating VA benefits are pending. No late fees will be assessed. See Certification Process dropdown on the Veterans Education Benefits page for more information about the dual certification process.

August 1, 2022
Fuqua Weekend MBA Class of 2023. Students who wish to be certified for Term 5 should submit a Student Data Form (SDF).

August 15, 2022
Fuqua Weekend MBA Class of 2024. Students who wish to be certified for Term 2 should submit a Student Data Form (SDF).

August 15, 2022
Fuqua Global MBA Class of 2023. Students who wish to be certified for Term 6 should submit a Student Data Form (SDF).

September 1, 2022
Fuqua Global MBA Class of 2024. Students who wish to be certified for Term 2 should submit a Student Data Form (SDF).

September 9, 2022
Drop/add ends. Amended certification with tuition and fee information will be submitted to the VA.
Students will receive an email confirmation once their certification has been submitted to the VA. After payment has been made on the certification, students will receive an award letter confirming payment. Students should retain the award letter for future reference.

November 2, 2022
Registration for Spring 2023 begins. Students who wish to be certified for Spring 2023 should submit a Student Data Form (SDF).

December 1, 2022
Pre-certification for Spring 2023 semester begins.
See Certification Process dropdown on the Veterans Education Benefits page for more information about the dual certification process.

December 1, 2022
Fuqua Global MBA Class of 2024. Students who wish to be certified for Term 3 should submit a Student Data Form (SDF).

December 1, 2022
Fuqua Global MBA Class of 2023. Students who wish to be certified for Term 7 should submit a Student Data Form (SDF).

December 1, 2022
Fuqua Weekend MBA Class of 2023. Students who wish to be certified for Term Electives should submit a Student Data Form (SDF).

January 1, 2023
Fuqua Weekend MBA Class of 2024. Students who wish to be certified for Term 3 should submit a Student Data Form (SDF).

January 6, 2023
Spring 2023 bills are due. See https://finance.duke.edu/bursar
Students who are using Chapter 31 and 33 benefits and have submitted Student Data Forms (SDF) for the spring semester will have a notation on their account indicating VA benefits are pending. No late fees will be assessed. See Certification Process dropdown on the Veterans Education Benefits page for more information about the dual certification process.

January 25, 2023
Drop/add ends. Amended certification with tuition and fee information will be submitted to the VA.
Students will receive an email confirmation once their certification has been submitted to the VA. After payment has been made on the certification, students will receive an award letter confirming payment. Students should retain the award letter for future reference.

February 20, 2023
Registration for Summer 2023 begins. Students who wish to be certified for either summer term should submit a Student Data Form (SDF).

February 15, 2023
Fuqua Global MBA Class of 2024. Students who wish to be certified for Term 4 should submit a Student Data Form (SDF).

April 1, 2023
Pre-certification for Summer 2023 semester begins.
See Certification Process dropdown on the Veterans Education Benefits page for more information about the dual certification process.

April 1, 2023
Fuqua Weekend MBA Class of 2024. Students who wish to be certified for Term 4 should submit a Student Data Form (SDF).

April, 5 2023
Registration for Fall 2023 begins. Students who wish to be certified for the Fall 2023 term should submit a Student Data Form (SDF).

May 2023 (date to be determined)
Summer 2023 bills are due. See https://finance.duke.edu/bursar.
Students who are using Chapter 31 and 33 benefits and have submitted Student Data Forms (SDF) for the summer 2 term will have a notation on their account indicating VA benefits are pending. No late fees will be assessed. See Certification Process dropdown on the Veterans Education Benefits page for more information about the dual certification process.

May 1, 2023
Fuqua Global MBA Class of 2024. Students who wish to be certified for Term 5 should submit a Student Data Form (SDF).

June 15, 2023
Pre-certification for Fall 2023 semester begins.
See Certification Process dropdown on the Veterans Education Benefits page for more information about the dual certification process.