× Out of an abundance of caution for the health of our staff, the Office of Student Veteran Services will not be taking in-person visitors. However, we are available by phone (352-294-2948) and via our contact page. Additionally, University of Florida continues to closely monitor COVID-19. Up-to-date Veteran Services and campus information.

Office of Student Veteran Services

Division of Enrollment Management

Important Announcement: Forever GI Bill

The President signed into law the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act also known as the "Forever GI Bill," which will bring significant changes to Veterans education benefits. Learn more

Who we are

The Office of Student Veteran Services serves as the liaison between the University of Florida, its students, and the various federal, state, and local agencies concerned with veterans benefits. We want to ensure that our veterans and dependents are set up for success. We are located in 222 Criser Hall, and our office is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


VETS.GOV should be used if you are a U.S. military veteran, a service member on active duty, a member of the Selected Reserve, a spouse/dependent of a "service connected" disabled or deceased veteran, or a family member that has been approved to receive transferred benefits. If you have previously filed a claim for educational benefits, use VETS.GOV only if you are filing for a different educational benefit or if you are changing schools or programs under your current benefit program.

Enrollment Certification

In order to receive your VA educational benefits, you must complete the UF Enrollment Certification form. This form is available one month prior to the beginning of each term and will be processed in the order they are received. You must submit a new form every term you are utilizing your VA benefits. If you need to make changes to the form after submission, please contact the Student Veteran Services office. Do NOT submit multiple forms for the same term.

Out-of-state Fee Waiver

Out of state fee waivers shall be granted for honorably discharged veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, the U.S. Reserve Forces, or the National Guard who physically reside in the State of Florida while enrolled in the institution; for dependent students who are using educational assistance provided by the U.S. Armed Forces, U.S. Reserve Forces or the National Guard who physically reside in the State of Florida while enrolled in the institution; and for active duty members of the Armed Forces of the United States residing or stationed outside of this state.

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