Policies, Guidelines and Responsibilities
If you do not attend class, you are not entitled to benefits. Federal Law requires that students report any change in enrollment status which might affect VA Educational Benefits to the school.Please report enrollment status changes directly to the De Anza Office of Veteran Services.
Minimum GPA RequirementsStudents on VA Educational Benefits must maintain satisfactory progress. If a student on VA benefits falls below a 2.0 GPA over two consecutive quarters, this is reported to the VA as unsatisfactory progress. To reinstate your benefits you must complete one quarter with a 2.0 GPA or higher.
Grades — F, W, I, NCSince the VA will not pay benefits for the period after a student has ceased attending a class, De Anza is required to report student attendance for all classes in which a student received an F, W, I, or NC to the Veterans Administration. If the result is a result of non-attendance, the VA will be notified of the last date of attendance reported and the VA will reduce your pay rate effective the date indicated of last date of attendance.
Students receiving VA Educational benefits may enroll at other colleges following the same program. Please visit the De Anza Office of Veteran Services if you are attending multiple schools.