Southwestern Assemblies of God University is authorized by the Department of Veterans Affairs to certify students enrolled in our degree programs for benefits under Chapter 33 (Post 9/11 G.I. Bill-Active Duty and Yellow Ribbon), Chapter 30 (Montgomery G.I. Bill – Active Duty), Chapter 31 (Vocational Rehabilitation), Chapter 35 (Veteran’s Spouses or Dependents), Chapter 1606 (Selected Reserve), and Chapter 1607 (Reserve Educational Assistance Program). Eligibility and chapter is determined by the Department of Veterans Affairs (888.442.4551).

The Essentials

Vocational Rehabilitation (Chapter 31)

Eligibility is determined by your local Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor. If eligible, please submit your VA Form 28-1905 to the Financial Aid Office via fax (972.923.8143) or email ( [email protected] ).

Entitlement to Benefits

This school certifies your enrollment status, programs and academic progress. Service members must receive approval from their Educational Services Officer (ESO) or counselor within their Military Service prior to enrolling in SAGU. Service members should speak with their Educational Services Officer (ESO) or counselor within their Military Service prior to enrolling in SAGU. All questions concerning payment are to be referred to the Department of Veterans’ Affairs at 888.442.4551 or by sending an electronic inquiry by going to . Click on Questions and Answers, and then click on Ask a Question and Find an Answer. You are required to create an account.

Refund Periods for TA

Last Day to Receive a Tuition Refund – Spring 2024

  • 100% – 1/19/2024
  • 75% – 1/26/2024
  • 50% – 2/2/2024
  • 25% – 2/9/2024

Pending Payment Compliance

In accordance with Title 38 US Code 3679(e), Southwestern Assemblies of God University, has adopted the following for any students using U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Post-9/11 G.I. Bill® (Ch. 33) or Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (Ch. 31) benefits, while payment to the institution is pending from VA.

SAGU will not:

  • Prevent the student’s enrollment;
  • Assess a late penalty fee to the student;
  • Require the student to secure alternative or additional funding;

However, to qualify for this provision, such students may be required to:

  • Produce the VA Certificate of Eligibility (COE) by the first day of class;
  • Provide a request to be certified;
  • Provide additional information needed to properly certify the enrollment as described in other institutional policies
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Certifying Officials

The Certifying Official for SAGU is responsible for the accurate and prompt certification of enrollments and changes in enrollment of eligible students to the VA. The certifying official is an employee of SAGU, not the VA. The certifying official cannot determine eligibility for VA Educational Benefits.

VA Certifying Officials for SAGU

Candee Lutrick
Jessica Avery
Address: 1200 Sycamore St., Waxahachie, TX 75165 Phone: 972.825.4645
Email: [email protected]

Admissions Requirements

  • Application
  • Faith and Lifestyle
  • Composite ACT/SAT score of:
    • ACT – 19+
    • SAT I (January 2016 and earlier) – 1350+ (CR+M+W)
    • SAT R (March 2016 and earlier) – 990+ (ERW+M)
    • ACT code: 4182, SAT code: 6669
  • High school transcript showing date of graduation and minimum GPA of 2.0*
  • Application fee

Students who do not meet the minimum academic admissions requirements may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis as determined by the Admissions Committee.

Full Requirements
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