U.S. Veterans Resources

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

Ascertain your eligibility under the various assistance programs.  Veterans may verify enrollment every month online using WAVE, or by telephone you may call 877-823-2378. 

Post 9/11 GI Bill: Yellow Ribbon Program

This program allows an institution to enter voluntarily into an agreement with the VA to fund tuition and fee expenses that exceed the maximum amount payable.

                                   CA Veterans Resources

California Department of Veteran Affairs

Information for Califronia veterans regarding benefits, programs and pending legislation. View educational benefits.

                                     University of California

California Veterans Education Opportunity Partnership

A partnership bringing together higher education, veterans and military communities to make the transition from military service to college a seamless one.

                                     Merced Area Resources

Merced County Veterans Service Office

Located in Atwater, this office assists veterans with an array of services.           


Connect directly with the Veteran Services Office, located in the Leo and Dottie Kolligian Library, room 122, at UC Merced. 


If you are interrested in connecting with other Veterans on campus visit the group at 

or email them at