• Lee University

    Office of Veteran Affairs

  • Advance Payment

    Veterans may request Advance Payment for the first two months prior to certification if eligible. It must be requested 120 to 45 days before the new semester begins, no sooner or later. The payment checks are mailed directly to the Office and can be picked up there. After receiving advance payment, another check will not be received for several months.

    Direct Deposit

    Reservists receiving Chapter 1606 or 1607 benefits and veterans receiving Chapter 30 benefits can have their Montgomery GI Bill educational benefit check deposited directly into their designated financial institution. Sign up by calling the VA Regional Office at 1-877-838-2778. The following information will be needed:

    • VA File Number (SSN)
    • Account Number and Account Type
    • The financial institution’s 9 digit Routing Transit Number

    Credit for Military Experience (CME)

    Military service veterans or those with military training can be considered for credits. For more information contact the Director of Academic Services, Suzy Deaton.

    Additional Resources:

    Veteran Affairs Department
    Federal Benefits Information


    Lee University
    Admissions building
    890 North Ocoee Street
    Cleveland, Tennessee 37320-3450
    Lee University

    P.O. Box 3450

    Contact Information

    Phone: (423) 614-8514

    Fax: (423) 614-8533

    Phil Cook, School Certifying Official:
    Nathan Nichols, Veterans Affairs Representative: