Welcome Veterans

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The Veteran Services Office at De Anza College is committed to serving all veterans, service members, and their families by proving a variety of services including educational benefits and resources. We are honored to serve you and help you achieve your goals in higher education.

Mission Statement

De Anza Veterans Program mission is dedicated to providing student-veterans and their dependents with services that support the attainment of their academic and career goals.

Steps to Enroll with VA Benefits

Apply for Admission to De Anza

  • Submit an application to De Anza College by clicking on Apply Online
  • If the CCCapply application or your Myportal login do not work as described, please fill out the A&R Help Form.

Apply for VA Educational Benefits

Order Transcripts

  • Order transcripts from all colleges that you previously attended
  • Request your Joint Services transcript

Complete the Assessment Process

Complete Orientation

  • Complete the new student orientation by clicking here

Apply for Financial Aid 

Meet with a Counselor

  • Pick up a Referral Form from the Veteran Services Office to schedule an appointment with a De Anza Counselor to complete a Veteran's Education Plan for a VA approved program.
  • Submit a copy of your completed Veterans Education Plan to the Veteran Services Office.

Meet with a School Certifying Official 

  • Schedule an appointment with a School Certifying Official and bring the following documents:

    • Certificate of eligibility; Ebenefits status of application.
    • Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty ( DD- 214 Member 4) ; or current orders.
    • Notice of Basic Eligibility (N.O.B.E.) Reservists Only.
    • Joint Services Transcript
  • School Certifying Official

      Shari Pasquali    pasqualishari@deanza.edu

Authorize Certification

  • You must authorize certification each quarter you wish to receive benefits by visiting the Veteran Services Office.
  • Complete the request for Enrollment Certification Form
  • Bring a copy of your class schedule.
  • Have an updated educational plan.

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