The School Certifying Official, located in the Financial Aid Office (Eder Hall, Room 103), coordinates the services including:

  • certification of enrollment for educational benefits;
  • referrals for tutorial assistance;
  • referrals for counseling for financial, personal, vocational, and academic problems;
  • veterans work study job information;
  • information about changes in legislative regulations which affect veterans; and
  • information about Missouri Western procedures.

The School Certifying Official also acts as a direct liaison between Missouri Western State University and the Veterans Administration Regional Office in St. Louis regarding payment of benefits.

Alana Tackett
Alana TackettMissouri Western Certifying Official for the VA
(816) 271-5679