How to Apply

Applying to UCSC: Steps for Veterans

1.) Complete an Online Application

2.) Apply for Financial Aid

3.) Apply for VA Educational Benefits

4.) Contact the UCSC Veterans Benefit Services Office and submit your Certificate of Eligibility (COE), an approved verification form, and your DD-214*

5.) Submit your Enrollment Verification Form**


*UCSC Veteran’s Certifying Officials are Gloria Lozano and Joanne Madril at the Office of the Registrar. You may call (831) 459-2709 or (831) 459-2910 or  vets_benefits@ucsc.edu for assistance.

**The forms necessary for veteran students to receive benefits are located on the Office of the Registrar’s Forms and Petition page at http://reg.ucsc.edu/forms.htm.