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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, we are still responding to emails. GI Bill® and Hazlewood questions can be sent to vacertification@utsa.edu. All other military affiliated questions can be sent to veterans@utsa.edu. You may submit your GI Bill® and Hazlewood continuing enrollment certification requests via the document uploader. GI Bill® checklists and the certification request form are on our website here. The Hazlewood checklist and applications for new or returning students can be found here.

Students using GI Bill benefits and choosing the "credit/no credit" option may incur a debt if a grade of "no credit" is earned.

VA explanation of non-punitive grades »

Please contact the VA directly for more information:

VA Ask a Question
Call MyVA311: 844-698-2311
TTY: 711

Chapter 31 students should contact their counselor for more information.

Certification Office

The UTSA Veterans Certification Office proudly serves over 1800 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.

What we do for you in the Veterans Certification Office:

  • Ensure eligible UTSA students receive their Federal educational benefits
  • Send Certification of Enrollment to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on behalf of the student
  • Act as a liaison for the UTSA Student Veteran Association (SVA) on campus

Veterans Certifying Officials on the main campus can assist you with requests to receive GI Bill Educational Benefits.

For questions about utilizing Tuition Assistance, please contact thirdparty@utsa.edu.

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.

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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