Welcome Veterans

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The Veteran Services Office at De Anza College is committed to serving all veterans, service members, and their families by proving a variety of services including educational benefits and resources. We are honored to serve you and help you achieve your goals in higher education.

Mission Statement

The De Anza Veteran Services Office is dedicated to providing student-veterans and their dependents with services that support the attainment of their academic and career goals.

Steps to Enroll with VA Benefits

Apply for Admission to De Anza

  • Submit an application to De Anza College by visiting the Apply and Register webpage and clicking on "Apply Now"
  • If the CCCapply application or your Myportal login do not work as described, please fill out the A&R Help Form.

Apply for VA Educational Benefits

Order Transcripts

Complete the Assessment Process

Complete Orientation

  • Complete the new student orientation by clicking here

Apply for Financial Aid 

Meet with a Counselor

  • Pick up a Referral Form from the Veteran Services Office to schedule an appointment with a De Anza Counselor to complete a Veteran's Education Plan for a VA approved program.
  • Submit a copy of your completed Veterans Education Plan to the Veteran Services Office.

Meet with a School Certifying Official 

  • Meet with a School Certifying Official and bring the following documents:
    • Certificate of eligibility; Ebenefits status of application.
    • Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty ( DD- 214 Member 4) ; or current orders.
    • Notice of Basic Eligibility (N.O.B.E.) Reservists Only.
    • Official Transcripts (unopened)

School Certifying Official: Shari Pasquali   

Authorize Certification

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Any Questions?


Visit Veteran Services


The Veteran Services office has moved to the Seminar Building (SEM 3) on the west side of campus.

Come see us!

 SEM 3

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 

    • Open 10 a.m. - noon and 1-3 p.m.
    • Closed daily for lunch from noon-1 p.m.
    • Closed on Fridays during summer session 

For more information on setting up benefits:

  • Follow the Steps to Enroll with VA Benefits               

To authorize certification:

  • Select Forms
  • Select Request for Enrollment Certification
  • Complete & Return
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