Verify Enrollment Through Text Messaging

We encourage students to opt into text messaging, which is a simple, quick option for verifying monthly enrollment and ensuring you receive your MHA/kicker payments uninterrupted.

All impacted students with a US mobile phone number on file should receive an opt-in text message after being certified by the university. (Remember to submit your Certification Request Form to You must respond to that text within 14 days. After opting in, you can simply reply to a VA text message each month to verify your enrollment.

If you opt out of text message verification or do not respond to the opt-in text, you will be automatically enrolled in email verification with the email address on file with VA.