A Veteran may be eligible for Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) benefits if he or she: 

  • Has received, or will receive, a discharge that is other than dishonorable
  • Has a service-connected disability rating of at least 10%, or a memorandum rating of 20% or more from the VA
  • Applies for Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) Vet Success services 

The basic period of eligibility in which VR&E’s Vet Success services may be used is 12 years from the latter of: 

  • The date of separation from active military service, or
  • The date the Veteran was first notified by VA of a service-connected disability rating. 

Effective August 1, 2011, an individual eligible for Chapter 33 who is receiving benefits under Chapter 31 may elect to receive the applicable Chapter 33 Monthly Housing Allowance in lieu of the monthly subsistence allowance. Students should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation counselors for additional information.