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Chapter 1607 - Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)

Veterans at UC MercedGeneral Overview

The Reserve Educational Assistance Program is a program enacted by Congress to provide benefits to memebers of the reserve components who are called or ordered to "active service" in response to a war or national emergency as declared by the president or Congress.

Basic Eligibility

Eligibility will be determined by the Department of Defense (DoD) or Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as appropriate.

To Enroll

The veteran will complete and return the following paperwork to UC Merced's Veteran Services office:

Changes to Schedule

  • Any changes to the veteran's major or if transferring in from another school will require the veteran to complete and return VA Form 22-1995 to the Veteran Services Office.

Contact Information

UC Merced's Veteran Services Office
209-228-2736 |

Veterans Administration Educational Office

Veterans Administration Direct Deposit Information

About Call to Active Duty

See what to do if you are a member of the National Guard or Military Reserves and are called to active duty.