First Time Using VA Benefits

Continuing UF Students Who Are Enrolling in VA Benefits for the First Time

This information is for those who have been enrolled as a UF student for more than one semester but have NEVER applied for VA educational benefits.

Apply Online

Apply online with VETS.GOV.

Notate confirmation number and submission date. You will need to input this information during the following steps.


Complete UF Paperwork

Complete the UF Enrollment Certification Request.

Students completing this form before the fee payment deadline will be placed on tuition deferment. It is the student's responsibility to ensure tuition and fees are paid by the deadline.


Submit copies to our office

Submit a copy of the certificate of eligibility to the Student Veteran Services Office.

Vocational Rehab Chapter 31 recipients must submit a copy of their VA Form 28-1905


Check with the Office of Admissions

Ensure copies of official transcripts from all previous institutions attended have been submitted to the UF Office of Admissions. This includes a copy of your Joint Services Transcript.