School Certifying Officials

The School Certifying Official (SCO) is responsible for certifying enrolled students to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) so that students can receive eligible VA education benefits. SCOs must carry out the certification process in accordance to VA regulations and policies.

Georgetown University’s SCOs are structured within the respective Registrar’s Office. Specific questions regarding the VA education benefits, the certification process, submitted certifications, and benefit payments should be directed to the respective SCO listed below.

Main Campus School Certifying Official

Rachel Cardwell, Assistant Registrar for VA Benefits
Email: militarybenefits@georgetown.edu
Phone: 202-687-2713
Website: registrar.georgetown.edu/veterans/

Professional Certificate Programs School Certifying Official

Monique Singleton, Associate Director of Enrollment Management
Email: pdcvabenefits@georgetown.edu (new window)
Office: (202) 784-7321
Website: scs.georgetown.edu/resources-military-students/#vabenefits

Georgetown Law Center School Certifying Official

Amber Young, Manager of Exams, Grades, VA Services
Email: lawreg@georgetown.edu
Office: (202) 661-6769
Website: www.law.georgetown.edu/academics/academic-resources/registrar/va-benefits/

Georgetown School of Medicine School Certifying Official

John Hammett, Associate Dean for Student Services and Registrar
Email: john.hammett@georgetown.edu
Office: (202) 687-5121