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The Veteran Student Programs Office is your hub for information, tools and resources you need to make the successful transition to college life. To help you reach your educational, professional and personal goals, we have collected the following list of resources available on our campus and in our community:

Application and Admissions

Learn about admission criteria, how to check admission status, financial aid, requesting military transcripts, registering and more at these links:

  • Admission Guidelines
  • Apply Online
  • Campus Contacts
  • Campus Map
  • Campus Map Google Earth
  • Check Admission Status
  • Class Schedule
  • Course Catalog
  • Degree Options
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • University Housing
  • Requesting Military Transcripts
  • New Student Orientation
  • Register for Courses Online

The Career Center

The Career Center offers a wide range of counseling, career and employment services to CSUDH students, including Veterans who are looking to succeed in and beyond the classroom.

  • The Career Center

Employment Opportunities

Learn about the many employment opportunities on and beyond campus available to veterans at these links:

  • CA Department of Veterans Affairs Employment
  • Department of Labor Vets Program
  • VA Work Study
  • Employment Resources for Veterans
  • General Job Openings - Search by Zip Code
  • On-Campus/Off-Campus Openings
  • Veteran Job Search Engines

Disabled Student Services

  • Get help filing for service-connected disability claims here.
  • View the Disability Compensation Rate Tables here.

Health and Psychological Services

  • Learn more about healthcare and mental health services available to veterans here.

Financial Aid

There are a wide range of financial aid resources available to help you take full advantage of your educational benefits and additional assistance:

  • Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid
  • Dolphin Scholarship Foundation
  • Financial Aid Information for Members of the Military
  • Naval Special Warfare Scholarships
  • Other Scholarships
  • Student Loans
  • VA Educational Benefits

Extended Education

  • Extended Education Military Student Center

G.I. Bill

The following websites provide a wealth of information on understanding and accessing educational benefits available through the G.I. Bill.

  • G.I. Bill Benefits and Other Programs
  • Education Forms - Department of Veterans Affairs
  • New G.I. Bill - Top 20 FAQs

Family Assistance

Returning to civilian life can be a challenging transition for family members as well as veterans. The following websites provide a range of resources for families and dependents of veterans.

  • Champ VA
  • Operation Homefront
  • TriCare
  • Veterans‘ Benefits - Listing by State

California Department of Veterans Affairs

This website provides information for California veterans and their families on locating housing, accessing services, finding jobs, qualifying for educational benefits and more. Go to the California Department of Veterans Affairs‘ website.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

This site includes a wealth of resources and information on programs, services and benefits available to veterans of the U.S. armed forces. Click on the links below for specific areas of interest:

  • Benefits
  • FAQs
  • Healthcare
  • Regional Offices
  • Returning Service Members
  • VA Forms

The Soldiers Project

This organization comprised of licensed medical professionals offers free psychological treatment to veterans and active duty military service members who have served or expect to serve in the conflicts in Iraq or Afghanistan. Learn more.