American and California flags

Veteran Services

Steps to Enroll with VA Benefits at De Anza

Everyone at De Anza is here to support your success.

  • When included, watch our overview videos for important information about each enrollment step. Click on each video image to launch a 427 x 240 version. For higher resolution, click on the 854 x 480 format link.
  • Then complete the actions listed by following the links in each Step/Action section.

QuickTime IconQuickTime required to play video. Download free QuickTime Player for PC and Mac.

 

Follow These Steps to Your Academic Success . . .

STEP

ACTIONOVERVIEW

1

Apply for VA Educational Benefits

 

2

 

Apply for Admission to De Anza

  • Apply Online
  • After you receive your De Anza welcome letter with your student ID number, try your first-time MyPortal login.
  • How to report a problem: If the CCCApply application or your MyPortal login do not work as described, please fill out the A&R Help Form.
How to Apply Video - Click to Play

854 x 480 format

3

Order Transcripts 

  • Order transcripts from all colleges that you previously attended, including military institutions. Request military transcripts at:

  • AART (JST Joint Services Transcript)
  • SMART (JST Joint Services Transcript)
  • CGI
  • CCAF
 

4

Take Placement Tests

Assessment Video - Click to Play

854 x 480 format

5

Visit the De Anza Veterans Office to start your file

  • Bring the following documents to the De Anza Veterans Office:

  • DD-214 Member 4 Copy
  • Copy of submitted VONAPP
  • Official Transcripts
  • Assessment Results
 

6

Apply for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Video - Click to play

854 x 480 format

7

Run a Degree Audit

  • Log in to MyPortal to use DegreeWorks (see Student Tab) to plan your classes based on your major and any courses completed at another institution.
 

8

See a Counselor

  • Visit the Counseling Website for appointment availability
  • Meet with a De Anza Counselor to complete a Veteran's Education Plan for a VA Approved Program.
  • Submit a copy of your completed Veteran's Education Plan to the De Anza Veteran's Office. 
Counseling Video - Click to play

854 x 480 format

9

Register for Classes

 

10

 

Authorize Certification

You must authorize certification each quarter you wish to receive benefits. You may authorize in two ways:

  • Visit the Veterans Office and sign your schedule.

    OR

  • Copy Your Schedule of Classes from MyPortal and e-mail to  pasqualishari@fhda.edu, indicating you want to be certified.
 

 11


 

Attend Classes

  • Be on time for the first class meeting. Otherwise, you may be dropped from the class.
  • If you no longer want to be enrolled in a class, it is your responsibility to officially drop classes.
  • Need help in your classes? Free academic tutorial support is available through our Student Success Center.
Student Success Video - Click to Play

854 x 480 format

 12

Be Engaged. This Is Your Life!

College Life Video - Click to Play

854 x 480 format

ADA/Disability SupportContact Disability Support Services for admissions and registration assistance. Call the alternate media specialist at 408.864.5815 to request college materials in an alternate format.

FirefoxFor best results, we recommend using the latest version of Firefox to complete the application or registration process and when using the De Anza website. 



veterans services 
Building: Student and Community Services
Contact: Veteran Services Office
Phone: 408.864.8230
Fax: 408.864.8329

sizeplaceholder


Last Updated: 10/24/14