Thank you for your service, and welcome UCSB Veterans, Service Members and Military Dependents!
The VA Certifying Official in the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships is responsible for certifying VA educational benefits and for financial aid for veterans and dependents. The Veteran Resource Center is also a valuable resource for additional veteran programs and resources. 

Print the Veteran Benefits Request Form.

getting started


  • How Do I Apply for Benefits with the VA?
  • How Do I Request Benefits at UCSB?
  • Certification of Benefits with the VA
  • Changes in Enrollment and Student Responsibilities
  • Course Applicability and VA Benefits
  • Grades and Academic Progress
  • Training Time and Full-Time Status
  • Summer Sessions
  • Concurrent and Supplemental Enrollments
  • Overpayments and Debts with the VA
  • Mitigating Circumstances
  • Additional VA Assistance
  • FAFSA, Financial Aid and VA Benefits
  • Education Abroad Program (EAP)
  • Payments and Direct Deposit
  • Veterans Enrollment Verification
  • Priority Registration