Apply for Benefits

Overview

The USF Office of Veteran Success is now accepting Spring 2017 education benefit requests. Please visit Clockworks to send in your Spring benefit request.  Clockworks is the online web-application you will use to request your VA Education BenefitsFor more information on what constitutes full time for the summer term, please contact our office.

For detailed instructions on our universities methodology, go to the following link: Benefit Request Process.

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR EDUCATION BENEFITS UNTIL YOU HAVE REGISTERED FOR CLASSES. We cannot process your benefits without knowing what classes you have signed up for.

Please fill out a new request every semester to receive your GI Bill Benefits.

 

How to apply for VA Education Benefits at USF:

There are 5 main types of students that come to USF. Please determine which student you are from the five types seen below and follow the instructions on how to apply for your VA Education Benefits. If you have any questions or don' t know which type of student you are, please call or stop by our office where we can help you complete the benefit request process. 

1.  New to USF, New to VA (This is your first semester at USF and have never used VA Education Benefits).

These are the following form(s) that you will need to upload in Clockworks:
VA Form 22-1990, Application for Education Benefits. If you received a Certificate of Eligibility from the VA, this form will replace the VA 22-1990. Our office needs a copy of the Certificate of Eligibility by the 2nd semester at USF.
By the end of the first semester, you must request a copy of your JST (Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard) or CCAF (Air Force) transcript be sent to the USF Office of Veterans Services or Admissions.

2. Continuing USF, New to VA (You have been a USF student for more than one semester, but this is the first time applying for VA Education Benefits).

These are the following form(s) that you will need to upload in Clockworks:
VA Form 22-1990, Application for Education Benefits. If you received a Certificate of Eligibility from the VA, this form will replace the VA 22-1990. Our office needs a copy of the Certificate of Eligibility by the 2nd semester at USF.
By the end of the first semester, you must request a copy of your JST (Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard) or CCAF (Air Force transcript be sent to the USF Office of Veterans Services or Admissions.

3. New to USF, Continuing VA (This is your first semester at USF, but have used VA Education Benefits at another college or university. A transfer student).

These are the following form(s) that you will need to upload in Clockworks:
22-1995 (Change of Place of Training)
Certificate of Eligibility (COE). Need COE by the second semester.
By the end of the first semester, you must request a copy of your JST (Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard) or CCAF (Air Force) transcript be sent to the USF Office of Veterans Services or Admissions.

4. Continuing USF and Continuing VA (You have attended USF during previous semesters and have applied for VA Education Benefits).

These are the following form(s) that you will need to upload in Clockworks:
COE (Certificate of Eligibility). This form is only needed if you have not turned one in to us during your first semester.
If you haven't turned in your military transcripts, by the end of the first semester your benefits will not be able to be processed.

5. Transient Student (USF is not your parent university but you are taking classes here).

These are the following form(s) that you will need to upload in Clockworks:
Parent School Letter (approval letter from USF to take classes here)
22-1995 (Change of Place of Training)

If you are Chapter 35 (DEA), you will need to replace the 22-1990 with the 22-5490 and 22-1995 with the 22-5495.

Please don't hesitate to visit our office or contact us to ensure everything is done correctly.