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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 list by following the links in each Step/Action section.


Follow These Steps to Your Academic Success . . .




 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.



 Apply for VA Educational Benefits



Order Transcripts 

  • Order transcripts from all colleges that you previously attended
  • Request your Joint Services transcript


Take Placement Tests

Assessment Video - Click to Play

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Visit the De Anza Veteran Services Office with the following documents to start your file

    • Certificate of eligibility   OR                                   Application confirmation number
    • DD-214 Member 4   OR                                             Current Orders
    • Official Transcript
    • Joint Services Transcript
    • Assessment Results




Apply for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Video - Click to play

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See a Counselor

  • Pick up a Referral Form from the Veteran Services Office to schedule an appointment 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 Veteran Services Office. 


Register for Classes




Authorize Certification

You must authorize certification each quarter you wish to receive benefits by visiting the Veteran Services Office.

  • Complete the Request for Enrollment Certification Form.
  • Bring a copy of your class schedule.
  • Have a current copy of your education plan.





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

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Be Engaged. This Is Your Life!

College Life Video - Click to Play

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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.

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Last Updated: 4/20/18