Choosing a School Fact Sheet: Fact sheet containing answers to many general questions that new veteran students have.

V.A. Health Benefits: Apply to your nearest V.A. hospital online.

Request Military Records: Standard form 180, request pertaining to military records link.

CalVet College Fee Waiver: For 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.

Employment Development Department (E.D.D.): All E.D.D. Job Service offices have specially trained staff to ensure veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces receive maximum employment and training opportunities.

CalVet Home Loan Program: The California Department of Veterans Affairs and its CalVet Home Loan program is committed to helping veterans and active duty personnel attain the American Dream of home ownership and while we currently don’t have the legal authority to refinance homeowners who are in difficult situations, we are exploring possible legislative solutions. In the mean time if you need assistance you can call or access the following websites.

Scholarships and Grants for Veterans: Topics include information about scholarships for veterans; the new and improved Post 9/11 GI Bill; the Yellow Ribbon Program and participating schools; Tuition Assistance Top Up Program; and My CAA and other programs for qualified military dependents.

Job Resources for Veterans: Information on job search strategies and job preparation.