Golden Gate University has been a proud member of the Yellow Ribbon Program since its inception in August 2009.
Golden Gate University is in the top 15% nationwide of colleges and universities who have committed to a large dollar grant to the Yellow Ribbon Program for our country's Veterans to start or complete their educational goals.
Visit the GI Bill® Website: www.gibill.va.gov or call 1-888-442-4551
*Students applying for VA benefits are strongly encouraged to review any possible changes to VA benefits at www.gibill.va.gov as benefits may change at any time without prior notice.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Website at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
VA Certifying Officer
Graduate(9 units / term)
Undergraduate(12 units / term)
Chapter 33 Assistance
|Total tuition for VA funding year||$26,381.37||$16,887|
Yellow Ribbon Assistance(for summer term)
|If the Veteran attends summer, all tuition will be covered up to $28,000.
Satisfactory academic progress criteria apply both at the institution level and with the VA for benefits to continue.
GGU tuition discounts and/or scholarships/grants are applied towards a portion of tuition costs only and may not be on top of the Post 9/11 and Yellow Ribbon. Students may not receive GGU tuition discounts and/or GGU scholarships/grants on top of the 100% tuition coverage by the Post 9/11 and Yellow Ribbon benefits.
The Veterans Administration determines the Veterans eligibility and issues a Certificate of Eligibility which must be submitted to GGU by the Veteran.
Military-connected students at Golden Gate University enjoy special services to ensure they are understood, supported, and guided in a way that aligns with their professional goals and financial resources.
Our team of veterans and military family members are standing by to offer the following support:
The Office of Disability Resources & Academic Accommodations provides accommodations and resources to students in order to offer equal access to education. Services are tailored to meet individual student needs. Students are encouraged meet with the disability services coordinator to discuss their needs and involvement in the disability services program.
We provide assistance with many types of disabilities, including:
The Office of Career Planning (OCP) supports student veterans in strategic career management. We help veterans identify their transferable skills which can be effectively marketed for civilian positions. OCP partners with veteran support services to deliver specialized programming that helps students communicate their value to employers.
The counselors at GGU Wellness Resources know that it can take a while for the transition from military culture to civilian life to settle into place. We can help you create a plan for moving forward in the best way for you. All services are private and confidential and include assessment, referral and private support by appointment. Most services are free of charge, including the first four private appointments.
Personalized assistance with many wellness-related issues, including:
Not in San Francisco?
Don't let that stop you from asking for support. We can find local resources so you can receive the help you deserve close to where you live, work and attend classes.
The Office of Student Life helps students build their co-curricular experience whether through skill and professional development or campus involvement. We also hold events to recognize the contributions of our veterans and active military students, staff, and faculty. If you are a veteran student interested in developing additional professional skills or participating in a Student Veteran's Association -- a student-run organization, contact the Office of Student Life.
GGU Law's Veterans Legal Advocacy Center seeks to open the profession to more of our distinguished veterans and to both create and partner with others to offer programs that serve our students and support the legal needs of the broader veterans community.
GGU's academic programs of study are approved by the Higher Education Coordinating Board's State Approving Agency (HECB/SAA) for enrollment of persons eligible to receive educational benefits under Title 38 and Title 10, US Code.