Chapter 33 - Post 9/11 Transfer of Benefits

General Overview:


The Post 9/11 GI Bill, effective August 1, 2009, can be transferred to dependents.

Basic Eligibility:


View details on Transfer to Post 9/11 Benefits to Dependents (TEB)

To Enroll:


The dependent can apply for benefits online through the Veteran Affairs website after benefits have been transferred.

  • Each Semester, the student will fill out a Veteran Enrollment Card and submit it to UC Merced's Veteran Services Office.



All changes to the student's schedule (adds, drops, class cancellations, and/or withdrawals) must be reported to the Veteran Services Office.

All changes to the student's major or if transferring in from another school will require the student to contact the Veteran Services Office.

Contact Information:


UC Merced Veterans Service Office: 209-228-2736

Veterans Administration Educational Office: 888-442-4551

Veterans Administration Direct Deposit information: 888-442-4551