Benefits

Purple Heart

For those Veterans who chose to use the Purple Heart waiver instead of the GI Bill benefits, please be aware that UCF will waive the tuition and fees for your classes.You will still qualify for the BAH if you meet the standard requirements, as well as the book stipend.

Please bring a copy of your DD-214 to the Veterans Academic Resource Center. We will then take the documentation to Student Account Services for processing.

Yellow Ribbon Program

For those who are eligible and apply, UCF will contribute 50% of the amount of out-of-state tuition and fees (up to $3000 per semester) for a total of 30 eligible undergraduate student veterans and dependents, and a total of 10 eligible graduate student veterans and dependents the VA will match that amount and issue payment directly to the institution. View the Yellow Ribbon Program Rules for more information.

GI Bill Printable Forms

All forms should be typed (Cert Form (VSC) must be typed), signed and presented to the Veteran Services office in the VARC before they will be processed (all faxed forms must be typed).

Chapter 30 (Active Duty GI Bill)

Chapter 31

Chapter 33 (Active Duty GI Bill)

You MUST be enrolled at "More Than 1/2 Time" AND have one 3 Credit Hour class that requires you to be "in residence" or actually sitting in a face-to-face class that meets each week.

Chapter 35 (Dependent GI Bill)

Chapter 1606 (Reserve/National Guard)

Chapter 1607 (Reserve/National Guard)

alert UCF is a Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success; a U.S. Department of Education program funded through the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE). However, these contents do not represent an official endorsement by the Federal Government.