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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for questions.
Chapter 30: Montgomery GI Bill
Chapter 31: Veterans Readiness and Employment
Chapter 33: Post 9/11 GI Bill
Chapter 35: Dependent Education Assistance Program
Chapter 1606 Select Reserve GI Bill
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:
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.
Information for financial counseling may be found by contacting the Office of Student Financial Assistance.
For Information and to get connected regarding accommodations visit the Office of Student Accessibility Services.
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.
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.
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 is another resource for students to evaluate schools.
The National Center for Education Statistics offers the College Navigator to help students with various information when comparing schools.
The US Department of Veteran Affairs has it’s own GI Bill Comparison Tool to compare academic programs and benefits by school.