The California Maritime Academy is approved by the State of California as a training facility for veterans applying for VA educational benefits. The Office of the Registrar (located in the Faculty Office Building) provides Enrollment Certification services to new and currently enrolled veterans and dependents who are eligible for the GI Bill.
For up-to-date information regarding VA Educational Benefits, veterans and dependents of veterans are encouraged to visit the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs GI Bill Website here. Students who want to apply for VA Educational Benefits, or who need to request a change in program or place of training, can complete the required VA forms directly online at the GI Bill Website using the Veterans On-Line Application (VONAPP) website.
The dependent child, spouse or unmarried surviving spouses of a service connected disabled or deceased veteran may be entitled to tuition and fee waiver benefits at any campus of the California State University system, University of California or a California Community College. Further information can be found at California Department of Veterans Affairs. To obtain complete eligibility requirements and assistance in applying for these valuable benefits, please contact your local County Veterans Service Office.
Once a student becomes eligible (approved) to receive VA Educational Benefits, the following items should be submitted to the Office of the Registrar to start the Enrollment Certification process: