Apply for Benefits

Overview

YOUR FALL 2017 BENEFITS REQUEST IS DUE NLT 5:00 P.M., 25 AUGUST 2017!!! 

*Remember to submit separate requests for each semester* 

 

To apply for VA Education Benefits at USF:

  1. From the list below, please determine which category best describes you, the student, and follow the associated instructions to apply for your VA Education Benefits.
  2. Fill out a new Clockworks* request every semester.

*Clockworks is the online web-application you will use to request your VA Education Benefits every semester at USF.

New Student at USF | Never used VA Education Benefits

  1. Apply for Education Benefits at Vets.gov.  Scroll down and select "Apply for Benefits." Be sure to print confirmation page.
  2. Attend Orientation
  3. Register for classes
  4. Complete Clockworks. You may submit a copy of the confirmation page from Vets.gov if you have not received your COE yet.
  5. Submit your JST/CCAF. If you did not submit your JST (Army, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard) or CCAF (Air Force) during the application process, you must submit it to the Office of Veteran Success before the end of your FIRST SEMESTER.

Continuing Student at USF | Never used VA Education Benefits

  1. Apply for Education Benefits at Vets.gov.  Scroll down and select "Apply for Benefits." Be sure to print confirmation page.
  2. Register for classes
  3. Complete Clockworks. You may submit a copy of the confirmation page from Vets.gov if you have not received your COE yet.

 New Student at USF | Previously Used VA Education Benefits at a Different Institution

  1. Change your current education benefit at Vets.gov.  Scroll down and select "Manage Benefits." Be sure to print confirmation page.
  2. Attend Orientation
  3. Register for classes
  4. Complete Clockworks. You may submit a copy of the confirmation page from Vets.gov if you have not received your COE yet.
  5. Submit your JST/CCAF. If you did not submit your JST (Army, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard) or CCAF (Air Force) during the application process, you must submit it to the Office of Veteran Success before the end of your FIRST SEMESTER.

 Continuing Student at USF | Continuing VA Education Benefits User

  1. Register for classes
  2. Complete Clockworks. A COE must be on file.
  3. Your benefits cannot be processed if you DID NOT submit your JST/CCAF by the end of your FIRST SEMESTER.

Transient Student

USF is not your parent university, but you are taking classes here (click for definition)

  1. Change your current education benefit. Follow this link to Vets.gov, scroll down, and select "Manage Benefits." Be sure to print confirmation page.
  2. Apply to attend classes at USF at Florida Virtual Campus
  3. Register for classes
  4. Complete Clockworks. You may submit a copy of the confirmation page from Vets.gov if you have not received your COE yet.

Please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions