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Update: UTSA's ongoing monitoring of the Coronavirus outbreak
CMAS staff are working remotely for the time being. Although we are not availa­ble for walk-ins, you can contact our call center at 210-458-4540, between 10am and 2pm. You can also email GI Bill and Hazlewood questions to All other military affiliated questions can be sent to You may submit your GI Bill" and Hazlewood continuing enrollment certification requests via the document uploader.
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Priority registration for Veterans begins:
Summer - March 16th
Fall - April 5th

Center for Military Affiliated Students

The UTSA Center for Military Affiliated Students proudly serves over 5,000 service members, veterans and their families. Our mission is to serve our students in the most effective and efficient way possible so they may achieve their educational goals. We welcome you and thank you for your service and your support of our current and former service members.

Priority Deadlines to request GI Bill Certification and/or Hazlewood Exemption

  • Spring – November 15
  • Summer – April 15
  • Fall – July 15

Documents must be accurate and complete by the deadline. We cannot guarantee that GI Bill certification requests and Hazlewood exemption applications submitted after these dates will be processed by the first day of the semester, although we will continue to accept these documents until the end of the respective term.

Don't know what documents to submit in order to apply for VA Certification? In the checklists below you will find a breakdown of what documents are required, depending on what type of student you are.

Benefit Certification Request Forms

GI Bill—VR&E Certification Request Form

First Time Hazlewood Exemption Form

Continuing Hazlewood Exemption Form

Benefit Certification Checklists

GI Bill Checklist

GI Bill Process Video

Hazlewood Checklist

For questions about utilizing Tuition Assistance, please contact

Certifying Officials work for UTSA — not the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

UTSA certifies more Veterans & their family members utilizing their educational benefits than any other University in the State of Texas.

VetSuccess on Campus

The VetSuccess on Campus program (view flyer--PDF) is a collaborative effort between The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with the purpose of providing a supportive on-campus environment for student veterans. VA has placed two full-time Vocational Counselors on the UTSA Campus to assist Veterans, active duty military and their eligible family members who attend or plan to attend UTSA.

For more information, assistance or to schedule an appointment, contact your VetSuccess on Cam­pus Counselors at UTSA.

Wendy Foster, M.A., C.R.C.

Kareem Vaughn, Ph.D., C.R.C.
210-458-8081 210-458-8082

Support Roadrunners Who Served

The war doesn’t always end when the servicemember leaves the battlefield. The transition from military to civilian is never easy and affects each person differently. In addition to the difficult transition, many student veterans have obligations beyond those of a traditional college student. 100% of your donation goes to UTSA student veterans with emergent needs including housing, food, emergency vehicle repairs, and assistance with utilities. Help support those Roadrunner who served.

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