Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018
The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Cashiers Office waives any late fees or finance charges that assess on balances paid by CH33 or CH31 benefit recipients when the payment from the VA is received. Any late fees or finance charges that accrue on balances not covered by VA benefits will be the student’s responsibility to pay.
Students will be able to attend classes and utilize campus facilities while the US Dept of Veterans Affairs works to disburse funds to UMKC for a given term. Ch33 & Ch31 benefit recipients are exempt from being dropped for non-payment while the US Dept of Veterans Affairs works on disbursing funds to UMKC.
Ch33 & Ch31 students are free to take out loans if they so wish but it is not required. Any refundable excess from student financial aid will be refunded when payment from the US Dept of Veterans Affairs is received and there is an overage on the student account.
An act to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the disapproval by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs of courses of education offered by public institutions of higher learning that do not charge veterans the in-State tuition rate for purposes of Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program, and for other purposes.