The office serves as a liaison with the Department of Veterans Affairs verifying enrollment
for students using VA Educational Benefits or VA Vocational Rehabilitation Program.
We also provide information needed to be successful in education and careers. Our
team is dedicated to serve those who have served us.
Cuyamaca College enrolls over 550 veterans with approximately 300 completing the certification process in order to begin receiving their VA Educational benefits. Through the Veterans Services Office, veterans are provided comprehensive education plans for student success at Cuyamaca College geared towards meeting the needs of military veterans helping the transition from the military to college life in a positive perspective. This comprehensive program provides a variety of services to the veteran student such as:
This is the starting point most veterans and their dependents utilizing VA Educational Benefits when applying to Cuyamaca College. Students submit a semester worksheet, DD-214 (Member 4), have their coursework and current class schedules reviewed by the VA School Certifying Official and complete the necessary forms to process their application to receive their education benefits for:
Assembly Bill 2133, requires public colleges and universities to grant priority registration for a period of four years, which must be used within 15 years after the date of discharge. Veteran students that have separated from active duty and received honorable discharge, a general discharge, or an other than honorable discharge are eligible for priority registration. Veterans must submit a DD214 (member 4) and Active Duty personnel must submit their current military ID to the Veterans Services Office to be eligible for priority registration.