Welcome

UCI Veteran Services is dedicated to providing a welcoming environment for veterans, reservists, and their dependents. We provide assistance in obtaining the educational benefits to which they are entitled. The center is responsible for submitting entitlement requests for new and continuing students to the V.A., answering any questions veteran students or dependents may have concerning their educational benefits, and providing resources and programs to assist veterans in navigating their transition to civilian and student life. 

 

UCI Veteran's Weekly 

UC Student Veterans Summer Writing workshop

Deadline: Monday, April 15th 2015

Workshop: June 20th - 25th

This writing workshop will provide UC student veterans with the opportunity to compose narratives about their experience as military service member. Participants will develop skills to translate their military experience into writing, while also making connections with other UC system student veterans and having the opportunity to be published in Instant Separation a digital journal devoted to UC veterans. 

The Submission deadline for interested participants is Monday, April 15th. For more information view the attachment below and visit http://www.ihc.ucsb.edu/uc-vww/.

Veteran Services Peer Advisor (VA Workstudy) (Veteran Preferred)

Deadline: Week 3| Friday, April 17th 2015 | 5 PM

​Job Description

- Assist with Outreach efforts to current UCI students and coordinating logistics of programs and events as assigned
- Assist any students walking into office or calling and answer questions regarding VA educational benefits
- Be familiar with the GI Bill & UCI Veteran Services Websites
- Be familiar with Cal Vet fee waiver, GI Bill Chapter benefits (including ch. 30, 31, 33 (Post 9-11 GI Bill), 35, & 1606 .
- Table for the UCI Veteran Services in order to distribute more information about VA Educational Benefits
- Create at least one program in collaboration with the veteran student organization at UCI.
- Detail oriented, can multi-task and organized.

Requirements

-You must be a full-time student with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above.
-You must be a student in good disciplinary standing with the university during application and service
-Work a minimum 10 hours/week; max. 19 hours/week (according to UCI student employment policies).
-Flexibility with evening/weekend events (e.g., Celebrate UCI, Annual Veteran Appreciation Dinner)
-Attend the SLL Meet and Greet Mixer on Friday, May 15, 2015 from 3 pm to 5 pm (preferred but not required)
-Summer  Peer Advisor Training June 19, 2015 (looking for peer advisors to start in June if they are taking Summer Session).
-You must attend the All-University Leadership Conference on October 10-11, 2015
-You must attend the Peer Advisor Team Building tentatively set on September 17, 2015, and September 18, 2015.

**VA Work-study is only available to students who are accessing VA GI Bill benefits. This is NOT the same as Federal Workstudy. Pays $9.00/hr**

Applications available at http://studentlife.uci.edu/internships

 

Scholarships

Applications currently Open can be found on our Scholarship Page:

AFCEA War Veterans Scholarship

BP Stem SVA Scholarship


 

 

Regular Hours
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Holiday Closures
Monday, May 25, 2015

 

Quick Links

 

Post 9/11 GI Bill logo Link

Veterans Crisis Line 1800-273-TALK(8255) Press 1 for Veterans


PROUD PARTICIPANT Toolkit for Veteran Friendly Institutions

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