WelcomeUCI Veteran Services is dedicated to providing a welcoming environment for veterans, reservists, and their dependents. We provide assistance in obtaining the educational benefits to which they are entitled. The center is responsible for submitting entitlement requests for new and continuing students to the V.A., answering any questions veteran students or dependents may have concerning their educational benefits, and providing resources and programs to assist veterans in navigating their transition to civilian and student life.
For Fall 2019, we will begin accepting your Quarterly Course Enrollment form and 2019-2020 Cal Vet Fee Waivers starting Mon. July 1st.
The deadline for turning in QCEs or Cal Vet letters for Fall 2019 QCEs is Sept 1st. Any late QCEs after Sept 1st can cause late VA payments to your account and/or jeopardize you being dropped from your classes (Ch: 31 – Voc Rehab & Ch: 33 – Post 9/11). If your enrollment window is after Sept 1st, still submit your QCE w/ your anticipated schedule by Sept 1st.
August 3-11, 2019
UCI is hosting the Warrior-Scholar Project for the first time this summer, the VSC in partnership with the Office of Vice Provost for Teaching & Learning are the host departments. The faculty teaching the program are from the Political Science Department in the School Of Social Science and UCI School of Law, with Writing Instructors and tutors from Academic English within the School of Humanities. This program is funded by the Orange County Veterans Initiative through the Orange County Community Foundation. To learn More...
Featured in the Daily Pilot, published by the LA Times
Warrior-Scholar Project ‘boot camp’ at UCI puts military members on the front line of education
By LILLY NGUYEN | AUG. 7, 2019 | 3:56 PM
Fourteen veterans and active military service members from around the country are going back to basic training this week in sunny Irvine, miles from their bases and homes.
But this time, these “cadets” are not being trained for what the military will demand of them emotionally, physically and mentally. Armed with pencils, highlighters and textbook after textbook, they are attending a boot camp of a different kind — one meant to prepare them for college.
The week-long, humanities-focused program made its debut Monday at the UC Irvine campus. It is presented by the university and the Warrior-Scholar Project, a nonprofit that promotes educational opportunities for retired and active service members. More...
Fall Preview Day
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Open House for interested applicants. To learn more and RSVP Click Here.