On behalf of the military-related community at UCSB, welcome!

Veterans and Military Services (VMS) at UCSB exists to support you in your transition to and through our academic community. No matter what you need assistance with-navigating and receiving your educational benefits, finding housing, or just support during your journey-VMS is your first stop as well as your strongest advocate on campus. We provide service and resources to all military-related students at UCSB, including active/reserve and National Guard members, as well as spouses and dependents.

Whether you are a future, current, or past student, we hope that the information you’ll find on these pages is helpful.

Thank you for your service to our nation, and again-welcome to UCSB and our community!


If you have questions or would like to get involved in our efforts, please Email us

You can also support our work with military related students by making a donation to our program.

Veterans & Military Services

Contact Mike Fogelsonger, Director of Veterans & Military Services

 

Office of Financial Aid

Contact Marcee Davis, VA Certifying Official/Financial Aid Advisor for VA and other financial aid matters

Telephone: (805) 893-8905

Schedule an appointment via Shoreline

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Student Veterans of America (SVA)- UCSB Chapter

Contact Nick Schierman, Chapter President about student involvement

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Department of History

Contact John Lee, SVA Faculty Advisor for academic matters

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Interdisciplinary Humanities Center

Contact Susan Derwin, Director, Interdisciplinary Humanities Center about the Veterans Writing Workshop and other writing opportunities

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Career Services

Contact Derek Musache, Career Counselor for Career Services questions

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Housing, Dining, and Auxillary Services

UCSB offers a broad range of housing options for single students and families.

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Admissions

Contact Melissa Chavez, Assistant Director, Transfer Services for Admission-related questions

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Local Resources

For resources and information about veterans services in our county, contact the Santa Barbara County Veterans Services Office

For more information about veterans groups in the Santa Barbara community, you may contact Jonathan Church