GI Bill - Federal Benefits

 

GI Bill Comparison Tools

Comparison Tool/Payment Rates

You may be eligible for several types of VA education and training benefits, but there are many things to consider before you apply for a GI Bill program. For most participants, the Post-9/11 GI Bill is the best option. Other students would benefit more from the Montgomery GI Bill. Click here for comparison tools that may make it easier to decide which education and training benefits are best for you.

New Online GI Bill Comparison Tool Available

February 4, 2014

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs launched today an online GI Bill® Comparison Tool to make it easier for Veterans, Servicemembers and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits and learn more about VA’s approved colleges, universities and other education and training programs across the country. Read more...

The GI Bill Comparison Tool can be found at: http://benefits.va.gov/gibill/comparison

Veteran Intake Form

Please fill this form out if you would like to initiate GI Bill benefits for the first time.  You must read the "Student Responsibility" on the second page, please initial and sign where indicated. 

Veteran Intake Form (pdf download)

Veteran Intake Form (pdf fillable)

 

Quarterly Certification Form

If you are a continuing student who has already registered with this office and would like to continue receiving your VA Education Benefits (except Cal Vet Fee waiver), please submit the form below.  It is recommended that you submit as soon as you sign up for classes for the upcoming term.  If you are on Post-9/11 GI Bill, your form is due by the 1st of the month. There is a Fee Deadline on the 15th of that same month for the upcoming term. If you would like your Tuition and Fees to be covered by the Fee Deadline form must be received by the 1st of the month. If you submit late, it is your responsibility to ensure your tuition and fees are covered by another means, while we process, we will reimburse you at a later time.
Special Instructions for Freshman and Sophomores using Post-9/11 GI Bill: If your enrollment window opens after the 1st of the month, submit a form with your anticipated classes before the 1st of the month. Once your registration window opens and you have enrolled in classes, email veteran@uci.edu with your schedule. 

Quaterly Certification Form (pdf download) 

Quarterly Certification Form (pdf fillable)

 

Major/Minor Declaration Form

These Declaration forms are only used if you are between majors.  For example, the system shows you as a Biological Sciences major, but you have spoken to your counselor and will start to pursue a Public Health Policy major.  This should be turned in with your Quarterly Certification Form that reflects the classes in the new major you are pursuing.  It should also list courses that you will need to take in upcoming quarters before the major change becomes official.  Once the major change is official and reflected in your degree audit, this will no longer be needed.

Major Declaration Form

Minor Declaration Form

 

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

Closed on Memorial Day
Monday, May 26, 2014 

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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