VA Benefits for Veterans and Dependents

The University of Arizona has a long history of educating active duty military, veterans and military connected students. With assistance and guidance with the benefit certification process, we are committed to help you meet your personal, education, and career goals throughout you or your dependent's time at the University of Arizona. 

Checklists for using VA Benefits and GI Bill®

Using VA Benefits for the First Time

  • VA Benefit Checklist for First Time User
  • Process Timeline
  • Important information for parents of dependent

VA Benefit Certification for Continuing Students

  • Continuing Student Process and Checklist
  • What is Recertification?
  • Priority Enrollment

Learn more about VA Benefits 

VA Benefit Types and Full Time Status

  • GI Bill Types
  • Yellow Ribbon
  • In-State Residency for Tuition

Housing and Book Stipends

  • Verification of Enrollment Monthly Verification

Information for Parents of Dependents

  • How you can help your dependent student
  • Resources and Helpful Links
  • Student and Parent Rights

Payment, Refund, and Deferment Information

Additional Information

VA Education Benefit FAQs

If you have questions or need help with your military education benefits, please schedule an in-person or online appointment with a School Certifying Official (SCO):

Tucson & Phoenix 



Distance, Online & Sierra Vista 

Clara Gonzalez


Tuition Assistance for Active Duty




Military-Connected Benefits & Certifications  
Student Union Memorial Center, Rm 404 | 1303 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721
Phone: 520-621-9501  |  Email: