Veterans Affairs

In an effort to help veterans, service members and their families achieve a college degree; Tiffin University is taking proactive steps to better serve those who have served our country.


The Office of Veteran Affairs
Tiffin University
155 Miami St.
Tiffin, OH 44883
(419) 448-3340

Contact: Denise Burkin

Main Duties:

The main purpose for Tiffin University’s Office of Veteran Affairs is to assist veteran students in receiving VA benefits. This office ensures that the proper paperwork is filled out, certified, and filed with the VA so that payment dispersal can begin.  If you are a veteran who will be attending classes at Tiffin University, or if you have any questions about VA benefits, please call (419) 448-3340, email or stop by the office in Franks Hall.

To find out more about VA benefits please view our Chapter Information page.

VA Certifying Official:

Denise Burkin is the Certifying Official at Tiffin University.  Denise has worked on campus since 2005.  The duties of the Certifying Official include certifying government paperwork for those receiving, or those who are eligible for, VA benefits.  Denise attends VA workshops regularly and also stays in contact with VA officials.

Chapter Benefits:

The GI Bill is a benefit that is paid to eligible veterans or reservists of the United States Armed forces.  There are several different chapters under which a veteran may receive benefits. These chapters are listed below.  Also, please be aware that the VA determines eligibility for receiving benefits, not the Office of Veterans Affairs at Tiffin University.

Websites for Veterans:

Application for Benefits
W.A.V.E. logo
G.I. Jobs
Ohio County Veterans Service Offices

If you need additional assistance, please visit the VA website or by calling the toll-free number 1-888-GI-BILL-1 (1-888-442-4551) to speak with a Veterans Benefits counselor.