Department of Veterans Affairs

The Collegiate Veterans Success Center has created collaborative partnerships with the following organizations to provide adequate resources to our student veterans and dependents at the University of Florida. Each of these resources hold office hours in the Collegiate Veterans Success Center in order to provide a one-stop shop.

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS’ AFFAIRS

Veterans can receive information on the following benefits: health care, claims, education, employment, housing, and burial benefits.

GI BILL

Apply for benefits, verify school attendance, and participate in on-the-job training and apprenticeships.

MY HEALTHEVET

My HealtheVet is VA’s online personal health record. It was designed for veterans, active duty servicemembers, their dependents and caregivers. My HealtheVet helps you partner with your health care team. It provides you opportunities and tools to make informed decisions and manage your health care.

NORTH FLORIDA AND SOUTH GEORGIA VETERANS HEALTH SYSTEM

The Malcom Randall VA Medical Center (VAMC) is one of two VAMCs in the North Florida and South Georgia Veterans Health System. The Malcom Randall VAMC provides a full range of comprehensive health care, including: primary care, specialty care, tertiary care, and long term care.

OEF/OIF VETERANS

Learn about receiving 5 years cost free health care, dental benefits, and vet centers.

VA HOME LOAN

VA Home Loans helps servicemembers, veterans, and eligible surviving spouses become homeowners. As part of their mission to serve, they provide a home loan guaranty benefit and other housing-related programs to help buy, build, repair, retain, or adapt a home for personal occupancy.

VA VET CENTER

Vet Centers provide individual, group, and family counseling to all veterans who served in any combat zone. Services are also available for their family members.

VA WORK STUDY

The VA work-study allowance is available to persons training on a full-time or 3/4-time basis under the following programs:

  • Post-9/11 GI Bill (38 U.S.C Chapter 33)
  • Montgomery GI Bill – Active Duty (38 U.S.C. Chapter 30)
  • REAP Participants
  • Montgomery GI Bill – Selected Reserve (10 U.S.C. Chapter 1606)
  • Post-Vietnam Era Veterans’ Educational Assistance Program (38 U.S.C. Chapter 32)
  • Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program (38 U.S.C. Chapter 35)
  • Eligible dependents under 38 U.S.C Chapter 35 may use work study only while training in a State
  • National Call to Service Participants
  • Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program (38 U.S.C. Chapter 11)

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS CENTER OF INNOVATION OF DISABILITY REHABILITATION RESEARCH (CINDRR)

The University of Florida is collaborating with researchers from the Department of Veterans Affairs Center of Innovation of Disability Rehabilitation Research (CINDRR) to support the academic and health goals of student veterans. The purpose of this partnership is to share resources to ensure student veterans have access to the most effective services and programs for meeting their needs. The institutional collaboration between UF and CINDRR has lead to the development of several grants to provide long term support for student veterans. The partnership between UF and CINDRR is evidence of a strong commitment providing sustainable and high quality care to student veterans.​

EBENEFITS

www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/homepage