Veterans Benefits

VA Benefits

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Using your VA Benefits at UCR

Our VASCO (VA certifying official) has military-specific knowledge and experience to clearly explain and help you apply for GI Bill benefits, plus a variety of grants and scholarships.

Follow these simple steps and UCR will begin creating a funding package customized to your eligibility:

VETERANS
STEP 1

Activate your benefits with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and obtain a Certificate of Eligibility (COE).

STEP 2

Complete the VA BENEFIT REQUEST FORM (VBRF).

STEP 3

Veterans who are first-time applicants at UCR must submit a copy of their DD214.

STEP 4

If applicable, apply for a Cal Vet Fee Waiver through your County VA office

STEP 5

Submit your approved Cal Vet Fee Waiver through  the Annual UCR Cal Vet Waiver Certification Request Form to have your waiver applied to your student account.

DEPENDENTS OF VETERANS
STEP 1

Activate your benefits with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and obtain a Certificate of Eligibility (COE).

STEP 2

Complete the VA BENEFIT REQUEST FORM (VBRF).

STEP 3

If applicable, apply for a Cal Vet Fee Waiver through your County VA office

STEP 4

Submit your approved Cal Vet Fee Waiver through  the Annual UCR Cal Vet Waiver Certification Request Form to have your waiver applied to your student account.