We are committed to keeping our students informed of important developments regarding the situation.  Copies of student communications and other related information are provided here for easy reference, and we’ve put everything together in this simple timeline. Click on each item to link to the related student communication.

Ashford University Update on Approval for VA Benefits (Jan 5, 2018)
   Ashford submitted our application to CSAAVE. VA will continue to pay benefits.

In Response to VA Letter Issued on December 13, 2017 (December 14, 2017)
   Ashford will pursue approval through CSAAVE to ensure your benefits will not be interrupted.

Sign the Petition to #LetVetsChoose (December 12, 2017)

Update on Ashford University VA Benefits (November 20, 2017)
   Sign the petition to #LetsVetsChoose.

Response to the Recent VA Email on Benefits (Nov 9, 2017)
   Corrections to VA messages and reassurance we are fighting to protect VA benefits.

Ashford University Update on Approval for VA Benefits (Sep 13, 2017)
   VA accepts Arizona SAA approval of Ashford University for GI Bill benefits.

Update on Ashford University VA Benefits (August 28, 2017)
   Ashford remains approved to offer GI Bill benefits through Iowa SAA.

Assistance Using VA Benefits at Ashford University  (August 7, 2017)
   If a student has been denied the use of GI Bill benefits, they should contact us immediately.

Update on Ashford University VA Benefits (August 4, 2017)
   VA asks for additional information from the Arizona SAA. GI Bill benefits are not affected.

Update and Clarification on Ashford University VA Benefits (August 2, 2017)
   Iowa SAA has not withdrawn GI Bill benefit approval, and access to benefits is not changing.

Ashford University Receives Approval for VA Benefits (July 26, 2017)
   Ashford approved by the Arizona SAA to provide GI Bill benefits to its students.

Update on VA Education Benefits and Ashford University (July 20, 2017)
   Despite the ongoing course case in Iowa, GI Bill benefits are not going away.

Update on VA Education Benefits and Ashford University (July 19, 2017) 
   Iowa court dismissed Ashford’s petition regarding GI Bill benefits; looking at next steps.

Update on VA Education Benefits and Ashford University (June 6, 2017 and June 30, 2017)
   Timeline of litigation activities in Iowa.

 

Earlier messages to students

A Message from the President | Update on VA Education Benefits and Ashford University (September 18, 2016)

Inside Higher Ed Story - Win for Ashford in Fight Over GI Bill Eligibility (September 9, 2016)

President Email to VA Students - Ashford University VA Update (September 8, 2016)

Inside Higher Ed Story (August 25, 2016)

Update about Your VA Education Benefits and Ashford University (August 19, 2016) 

Ashford University- Pleading to Iowa State Court (August 19, 2016)

> Ashford University- VA Update (August 5, 2016)

> CSAAVE- Application Withdrawal Letter to Students (June 30, 2016)

> Ashford University- Updates about VA Education Benefits (June 21, 2016)

> Ashford University- Updates about VA Education Benefits (June 11, 2016)

> Ashford University- VA Benefits Information (June 3, 2016)