850-474-2262 i FAX 850-473-7345 i 1-800-226-1050
|Hours of Operation and Contacts||Individuals
receiving benefits from the federal Department of Veterans Affairs
(DVA) are not alone. Over ten percent of all students attending the
University currently receive DVA educational benefits. Also, many
faculty and staff members have received educational support from the
UWF Veterans Services OfficeThe University's Veterans Services Office is part of the Office of the Registrar, not the DVA. It is located in Building 18, Room 174, and may be reached by calling 850-474-2262 or 1-800-226-1050.
This office is the main campus point of contact for students receiving educational assistance from the DVA. It has a professional staff augmented by veteran peer counselors to assist students by providing information about entitlements, filing claims to the DVA, and certifying enrollments at the University. Clients can receive peer counseling for personal and academic concerns, as well as referrals to appropriate University and community agencies.
The office also monitors the academic progress of all those receiving educational benefits from the DVA. Each student receiving benefits from the DVA must visit this office during registration and whenever changes occur to initially reported class schedules.
University ServicesThe University provides a wide variety of services to all students, including veterans. These include counseling, financial aid, job placement assistance, testing, tutoring, etc. The Student Success Programs Office located in Building 18, room 140, provides academic support services for qualified students. The Disabled Student Services Office located in Building 21, Room 130, provides a variety of services to eligible students.
|DVA Educational Benefits Eligibility|
|Important Requirements for Students Receiving DVA Benefits|
|VA Education Overpayments|
|Information, Regulations, and Procedures|
|VA Enrollment Certification Information|
|Departments of Veterans Affairs|
|Useful Addresses and Telephone Numbers|