Direct Deposit

Please remember that WSU does not issue the payment of your VA Education Benefits, and does not have the ability to access your payment or account information. If you have questions regarding your payments, please contact the GI Bill® Hotline at 1 (888) 442-4551.

If you will be receiving benefits through Chapter 30, Chapter 33/33 TOE, Chapter 35, Chapter 1606, or Chapter 1607 and would like to have your benefit check directly deposited into your bank account, you can enroll for direct deposit by phone, by using the eBenefits or WAVE websites, or you can request direct deposit on the application for benefits (VA form 22-1990).

To set up Direct Deposit:

  • Call the Direct Deposit Center at 1-877-838-2778, use the eBenefits website, or complete section 5 of VA form 22-1990 and submit it to the St. Louis VA Regional Processing Center
  • Provide your VA number
  • Provide your Account Number, 9 Digit Bank Routing Number and the Type of Account (checking or savings)