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UTPB The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

NEW to UTPB Student Veteran Checklist

Veteran Services Office – Mesa Bldg. #2114

  • ____ Come by this office for any clarification of this checklist.
  •  ____ Get information regarding Falcon Veterans Lounge.
  •  ____ Get information regarding Falcon Veterans Association Club.


Admissions Office – Mesa Bldg. #1221

  • ____ Apply to UTPB either online or submit application.
  • ____ Once accepted submit documentation of immunization against bacterial meningitis if less than 22 years old. (If a veteran can get the shot free from the VA at one of the VA medical facilities.)
  • ____ ONLINE ONLY student, be sure to submit documentation of Texas residency papers.
  • ____ Request official transcript(s) from all previous schools, including military schools, to be sent via mail.

          UTPB Admissions Office

          4901 E. University Blvd.

          Odessa, TX 79762-0001


Financial Aid Office – Mesa Bldg. #1225

  • ____ Apply for financial aid online. Check status in this office.
  • ____ If using Hazlewood benefits, applications submitted to Ruth Salinas,


Advising Office – Mesa Bldg. #1150

  • ____ Talk to an academic advisor and get a DEGREE PLAN!
  • ____ ONLINE ONLY student, contact Rachel Reese,, for a DEGREE PLAN!


Registrar’s Office – Mesa Bldg. #1231

  • ____ Fill out NEW UTPB Student Veteran Packet and turn into Ralph Jimenez,
  1. Inside the packet - UTPB Veterans Affairs Information Sheet, VA-1 Form, VA-2 Form, FERPA Form
  2. Copy of Degree Plan
  3. Copy of DD-214
  4. Copy of Certificate of Eligibility Letter
  5. One of the VA application of benefits below for new to UTPB students
  6. VA 22-1990 (new student) VA 22-5490 (dependent student) applying for benefits for 1st time
  7. VA 22-1995 (transfer student) VA 22-5495 (dependent student) transferring from another college / university
  • ____ Register for your classes online or through this office.


PASS and Disability Services Office – Mesa Bldg. #1160

  • ____ If applicable, make arrangements for accommodations and services with Leticia Madrid,


Accounting Office – Mesa Bldg. #1220

  • ____ Make payment arrangements and get receipt for parking permit.


Police Information Office – Mesa Bldg. #1200

  • ____ Get UTPB student ID and parking permit. Take copy of license plate.


Bookstore – Mesa Bldg. #1140

  • ____ Get your books. Bookstore has information on required books. It has several options.