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Veteran Certification

Veterans Affairs Certifying Official

Tameka Lyons

Tameka Lyons serves as the VA Certifying Official for Regent University. Located in the Registrar’s Office, she is able to assist students with all Military Benefits, including Tuition Assistance. Tameka is currently pursuing her Bachelor's of Science in Psychology with a minor in Homeland and International Security. Tameka retired from the Army in December 2013 after serving as a Geospatial Engineer. Being born into a military family, Tameka has always had close ties to the military and is aware of the unique needs that military families have. She also has personal experience using Tuition Assistance as well as VA Education Benefits. Tameka hopes to be able to use her past experience and knowledge to assist and relate to our military and veteran students.

Contact Information

Regent University
Registrar Office, Student Center 235
1000 Regent University Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23464

Phone: 757.352.4490
Fax: 757.352.4033
Email: vabenefits@regent.edu

 

Military Benefits Manager

Jessica Reid

Jessica Reid serves as the Military Benefits Manager for Regent University. Also located in the Registar's Office, she is able to assist students with all military financial benefits and military academic reporting. Jessica graduated from Regent's College of Arts and Sciences with a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology, and she is happy to relate to you about her Regent online undergraduate experience. Though she has never served in the military, she is passionate about helping service members and their families both on and off the job. Her sister is a military wife and her brother-in-law is a submariner stationed in Norfolk. Jessica and her husband TJ (who also works at Regent as Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions) have served as pastors in several churches throughout the country. She hopes to use her ministry experience and psychology degree to continue to serve the unique needs of military marriages and families.

Contact Information

Regent University
Registrar Office, Student Center 235
1000 Regent University Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23464

Phone: 757.352.4052
Fax: 757.352.4033
Email: jreid@regent.edu

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET
Closed from 12:00 - 1:00 every Wednesday for University Chapel


Veterans Certification Request

Attention! Any Regent University student requesting VA certification for the first time must submit a Veterans Certification Request to vabenefits@regent.edu.


Do you have further questions?

Regent University only certifies your enrollment and academic progress. All questions concerning eligibility and payment should be directed to the Department of Veterans Affairs at 1.888.442.4551 (1-888-GI-BILL1) or www.gibill.va.gov.

All other questions regarding Regent University's programs and benefits for the military should be directed to the Office of Military & Veterans Affairs (ph: 757.352.4757).

 

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