New Veteran Students:
A new Veteran student is a student who has
NEVER completed any college level course work
Must first apply with the Veterans
Administration and get approval for GI Bill benefits.
This will come in the form of an eligibility letter.
Got to www.gibill.va.gov.
Are required to complete the English and
math assessments for placement and attend an orientation and
advising for Veterans.
Must submit an eligibility letter and
DD214 to Debra Ayers in the Veterans Services Office located
in the Admissions and Records Office (A & R).
Must notify Veterans Services in A & R of
an Educational Goal by selecting a college major.
Continuing Veterans Students
A continuing Veterans student has:
- Completed college level course work at Cuyamaca or
- A current educational goal or major on file in the
Veterans Services Office in A & R.
- Transcripts from all previously attended colleges and
universities as well as any military transcripts on file in
A & R.
- Requested an evaluation of previous transcripts and
prior military credit.
- Completed the math and English assessment at Cuyamaca or
It is the students responsibility to notify Debra Ayers of schedule
changes and/or drop or Withdraw. Failing to do this may impact
benefits and result in a BAH repayment.
Semester Intent Form
Each semester, you must complete a veterans
intent form. This form will include the courses for which you have
registered. All courses must be part of your educational goal.
Taking courses outside of your educational goal can
delay or reduce benefits.
Please use the appropriate green "Veteran Request for Major Change" form
is you decide to change your major.
Do not make any schedule changes or drop classes after the beginning of
the semester until you have spoken with Debra Ayers in the Veterans Services
office in A & R. Doing so may impact your benefits and could cause a
Any changes to your class schedule should be carefully considered and
discussed with Veterans Services and a counselor.
- The Certifying Official will tell you if and/or how the
changes impact your payments.
- A counselor will tell you if the course is appropriate
for your educational goal.