To initiate Veterans Affairs Benefits at UC Berkeley,  please provide the following documents to Veterans Benefits. You may submit documentation by emailing veteransbenefits@berkeley.edu or in-person by checking in at the front desk of Sproul Hall during our operating hours. Please redact your Social Security Number on any documents you submit electronically.

All Students

  • Veteran Services Intake Form
  • Certificate of Eligibility (Chapters 30, 33, and 35)
  • VA Form 28-1905 Authorization for Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Chapter 31 – VRE)
  • Notice of Basic Eligibility (Chapter 1606 and 1607)
  • DD214 for veterans or Military ID for Active Duty (optional)

Students who Received Benefits at Another Institution

Graduate Students Only

  • Graduate Veterans Education Plan (This form must be submitted before your second term can be certified and needs to be reviewed and signed by an advisor from your college.)
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