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UTPB Student Veteran Checklist

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Veteran Services

Mesa Bldg. #2215G
432-552-283

  • Welcome! Get information. Get this checklist, forms, campus maps, FVA Club, and access to FVA lounge

Admissions Office

Mesa Bldg. #1221
432-552-260

  • Apply to UTPB either online or submit application. This office will assign you a 10 digit ID.
  • Once accepted submit documentation of immunization against bacterial meningitis if less than 22years old. (Veterans can get shot free from VA at one of the VA medical facilities. Present DD-214.)
  • Request official transcript(s) from all previous schools, including military schools, to be sent via mail to:

    UTPB Admissions Office
    4901 E University Blvd
    Odessa, TX 79762

Financial Aid Office

Mesa Bldg. #1225
432-552-262

  • Apply for financial aid online. Check status in this office. (School OPE ID: 00993000)
  • If using Hazlewood Exemption, applications submitted to John Jimenez, jimenez_j@utpb.edu

Advising Office

Mesa Bldg. #1150
432-552-266

Registrar's Office

Mesa Bldg. #1231
432-552-26

  • Apply for GI Bill ® benefits online at benefits.va.gov (VONAPP link) OR using the following forms:
  • VA 22-1990 (new student) VA 22-5490 (dependent) applying for 1st time
  • VA 22-1995 (transfer student) VA 22-5495 (dependent) transferring from another college / university
  • Request UTPB VA Student Handbook from UTPB Certifying Official (VCO)
  • Submit following documents to VCO, Ralph Jimenez, jimenez_r@utpb.edu.
      • UTPB Veterans Affairs Information Sheet & Agreement form, VA-1 &VA-2 Forms (each semester)
      • Copy of signed Degree Plan
      • Copy of Certificate of Eligibility Letter (You receive this after your VA application above is processed.)
      • Copy of DD-214 (veterans) OR form VA 2384 NOBE (Notice of Basic Eligibility.If you are on the new GI Reservist Bill, go to Education Office at your reserve unit to obtain this form.)
  • ONLINE ONLY student may need to submit documentation of Texas residency papers.
  • Register for your classes online https://my.shared.utsystem.edu/or through this office.

Testing Services & Academic Accommodations Office

Mesa Bldg. #1160
432-552-263

  • If applicable, make arrangements for accommodations and services with Leticia Madrid, madrid_l@utpb.edu.Will need to provide documentation.

Accounting Office

Mesa Bldg. #1220
432-552-2706

  • Make payment arrangements and get receipt for parking permit.

Police Information Office

Mesa Bldg. #1200
432-552-27

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

Bookstore

Mesa Bldg. #1140
432-552-022

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