Title: Monthly Veterans newsletter - University of Florida
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00094378/00014
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Title: Monthly Veterans newsletter - University of Florida
Physical Description: Serial
Language: English
Creator: Office of Veterans Affairs, University of Florida
Publisher: Office of Veterans Affairs, University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
Publication Date: May 2010
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Volume ID: VID00014
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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The Office of Veteran Affairs at the University of Florida
would like to welcome you to the May edition of our Monthly Veterans Newsletter.
Additional information on any of these articles may be obtained at the Veterans Affairs Office
222 Criser or by phone at (352) 392-1374, ext 7413.

Requesting Benefits for Future Terms

The UF VA enrollment certification form is currently available. Everyone, with the exception of Post 9/11
recipients, can submit their certifications for the calendar year.

Post 9/11 recipients will need to submit a request for each term they plan to attend. For example: If you plan to
take classes Summer A and Summer C, two separate forms will need to be submitted.

Please visit http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/va/ to access the appropriate paperwork or come by the VA office to
complete your request for benefits as soon as you register for classes in order to expedite the processing of your

FloridaWorks Representative

A representative of FloridaWorks will be available in the UF Veterans Affairs office every Thursday from 2-5 pm to
provide counseling on other benefits, available specifically to veterans, through the state of Florida. These
benefits include: access to food stamps, subsidized housing, career counseling, unemployment assistance, etc. No
appointment is necessary and all student veterans (including those not currently using GI Bill benefits) are
encouraged to make use of this resource.

GI Bill Benefits While Studying Abroad or Enrolling as a Transient Student

If you will be participating in Study Abroad or will be a transient student during the 2010- 2011 academic year,
please contact the VA Office. We can discuss your situation with you and determine if you are eligible to receive GI
Bill Benefits as well as provide you with any required forms.

Florida Student Scholarships for Dependents

The Florida Student Scholarship and Grant Program is once again taking applications for their 2010-2011
Scholarships for Children and Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans and Service members. This is a scholarship
specifically for Florida residents.

For complete eligibility details, please access:

To complete the application, please access:
https://www.floridastudentfinancialaidsg.org/ua/SAWSTUA uaform.asp


GI Bill Benefits and the National Testing Program

Individuals receiving VA benefits under Chapters 30, 32 (or sec. 903), or 35 are eligible for VA reimbursement for

the fees charged for:

National tests for admission to institutions of higher learning and

National tests providing an opportunity for course credit at institutions of higher learning.

Examples of tests covered are SAT, GRE, CLEP, GMAT, LSAT, etc. For more information please visit

GI Bill Benefits and the Licensing and Certification Program

Individuals receiving VA benefits under Chapters 30, 32 (or sec. 903), 33, 35, 1606 and 1607 are eligible for VA
reimbursement for the fees charged for certain licensing and certification examinations up to $2,000. Please note
that Chapter 33 student will only be reimbursed for one exam. For more information and a list of approved tests
please visit http://gibill.va.gov/resources/education-resources/programs/licensing-and-certification.html

For archived newsletters, please visit: http://registrar.ufl.edu/va/news.html

Thank you,

UF Office of Veteran Affairs
222 Criser Hall
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611-4000
UF OFFICE OF VETERAN AFFAIRS WEB SITE http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/va
VOICE MAIL: 352-392-1374 ext. 7413
FAX: 352-846-1126

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