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This site was developed in an effort to facilitate your understanding of the process required to use your veterans' educational benefits at UC Merced.
The key to using veterans' benefits at UC Merced is communicating with the Veteran Certifying Official. If you don't find the information you need or have further questions, please contact the Veteran Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or 209-228-7641.
Post-9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33) Students: Effective for terms starting on or after 12/17/21, monthly enrollment verification is required to continue receiving MHA/kicker. Learn more about how to opt into text verification!
CalVet College Fee Waiver: The 2022-2023 CalVet College Fee Waiver Application needs to be submitted to your County Veterans Services Office. Once you receive your award letter, please send a copy to UC Merced's Veteran Certifying Official at email@example.com.
UC Student Veteran Writing Workshop: Student veterans from across the ten campuses of the University of California will gather for one week to study and practice the art of storytelling. Under the guidance of experienced instructors, students will learn how to compose personal narratives about their military experiences and share their stories with others. Learn more and apply here.