Veterans Services

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Welcome to Veterans Services for California State University, Fresno! We have developed our Web site in an effort to facilitate your understanding of the process required to use your veterans' educational benefits. The key to using veterans' benefits at Fresno State is communicating with Veterans Services. For further questions on veterans' benefits, please contact the Veterans Service Coordinator via e-mail at or call 559.278.7030.

Click on either the Undergraduate or Graduate link below to review admission eligibility requirements.

  • Undergraduate Admissions 
    • Transfer Credit Policy: General elective credit toward a baccalaureate degree will be determined upon receipt of a DD 214. Additional baccalaureate credit for formal courses will be considered per recommendations found in the American Council on Education's (ACE) Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services. Student needs to submit a DD 214 (and Joint Service Transcripts if applicable) to Admissions & Records for official review.
  • Graduate Admissions

There are several categories for veterans referred to as 'chapters'. Each chapter has different eligibility requirements and benefits, so it is important to know the chapter you are eligible for. Click here for more Chapter Information.

Every term that you are registered for classes at Fresno State you must get your coursework certified. Click here for more information on Certification of Courses.

All Veteran education forms can be printed, filled out, and returned to the Veterans Service Office. Click here for full list of Veterans forms.

Veterans Services also administers the California Veterans Fee Waiver Program at Fresno State. Click here for information on California Veterans Fee Waiver Program

Information Links


California Department of Veteran Affairs

California Department of Veteran Affairs - California’s Web site designed for California Veterans. There is much information on this site relating to benefits, programs and pending legislation.

GI Bill® Website

GI Bill® Website - To apply for your educational benefits, eBenefits, my healthy vet, and to transfer benefits to your dependents.

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs - Ascertain your eligibility under the various assistance programs. Also, veterans may verify enrollment every month online using WAVE, or by telephone you may call (877) 823-2378. 

American Legion

American Legion - The nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization. - Benefiting the US Army, US Navy, US Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard. 

California Association of County Veterans Service Officers, Inc.

California Association of County Veterans Service Officers, Inc. - College Fee Waiver, Veterans License Plates, VA News, and much more. 

Principles of Excellence

Principles of Excellence – Executive Order 13607 of April 27, 2012. Establishing Principles of Excellence for Educational Institutions Serving Service Members, Veterans, Spouses, and Other Family Members.