Isakson & Roe Requirements Veterans Benefits Disclosures

Effective August 1, 2021, Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, MD, Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020 requires institutions that participate in educational assistance programs of the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) to provide additional disclosures for veterans approved for aid from the GI Bill.

University of Central Florida employees shall comply with program integrity requirements issued by the Department of Defense, including but not limited to those contained in 34 CFR 668.75 & 668.14.  Specifically, university employees shall comply with restrictions on fraudulent and aggressive recruitment of military students including, but not limited to, providing compensation to individuals for securing military enrollments or engaging in high-pressure recruitment tactics

Veterans Benefits

VA Education Benefits may be utilized at all campuses within the University of Central Florida.  Information about how to utilize benefits may be obtained from this site, and by connecting with for questions.

Costs Covered by VA Education Benefits

Chapter 30: Montgomery GI Bill

  • Monthly Stipend [October 2021]: $2,150 (Full Time)

Chapter 31: Veterans Readiness and Employment

  • Monthly Housing Stipend [October 2021]: $670.77 (100%)
  • Tuition and Fees: Full Cost
  • Books: Full Cost
  • View additional information on VR&E Subsistence Allowance Rates

Chapter 33: Post 9/11 GI Bill

  • Monthly Housing Stipend [October 2021]: $1,926 (100%)
  • Tuition and Fees: Full Cost at In-State Rate
  • Non-resident fee for Veterans and dependents with benefits: 100%
  • Book Stipend: Up to $1000 based on enrollment

Chapter 35: Dependent Education Assistance Program

Chapter 1606 Select Reserve GI Bill

Shopping Sheet Disclosures

Schools must provide a covered individual (a student using benefits under chapter 30, 31, 32,33, or 35 of title 38, U.S.C., or chapter 1606 of title 10, U.S.C.) with a personalized shopping sheet that contains:

  • Estimated total cost of the course that includes tuition, fees, books, supplies and any other additional cost. View the cost of attendance for UCF programs.
  • Estimated cost of living expenses. View UCF’s budgeting calculator.
  • Other types of Federal financial aid, not administered by the VA that is offered by the institution, that the individual may be qualified to receive.  Learn about types of aid offered by UCF and how to apply.
  • Estimated amount of student loan debt the individual will have upon graduation.  View UCF’s institutional data.
  • Information regarding graduation rates.  View UCF’s program statistics and graduation rates.
  • Information regarding the acceptance of transfer credits including military credits.  View our transfer credit policies and procedures.
  • Any additional requirements including training, experience, or examinations that are required to obtain a license, certification, or approval for which the course of education prepares the individual. View State licensure information associated with applicable UCF programs.

Academic Counseling

Academic Advising is a collaborative relationship between the student and their advisor.  Connecting with an academic advisor regularly is important to the student’s success in college.  View College/Departmental Advising Offices.

Financial Counseling

Information for financial counseling may be found by contacting the Office of Student Financial Assistance.

Disability Counseling

For Information and to get connected regarding accommodations visit the Office of Student Accessibility Services.

Other Counseling

Other information regarding completing a course of education at the University may be found by contacting the office of the Academic Dean for a specific program here.

Military Transfer Credit Policy

UCF Regulation 2.037: Special Provisions for Veterans and Active Duty Military Students, Section 1 provides guidance on how UCF will accept transfer credit for military training, experience, or coursework recognized by the American Council on Higher Education (ACE).  View the UCF 2.037 Special Provision for Veterans and Active Duty Military Students here.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

A useful tool for incoming students can be found at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Paying for College webpage.  This resource provides detailed financial information on higher education institutions and students can enter actual information to better calculate their circumstances.

The College Scorecard

The College Scorecard is another resource for students to evaluate schools.

The College Navigator

The National Center for Education Statistics offers the College Navigator to help students with various information when comparing schools.

GI Bill Comparison Tool

The US Department of Veteran Affairs has it’s own GI Bill Comparison Tool to compare academic programs and benefits by school.