Veteran Services

Mesa Bldg. #2215G

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

Admissions Office

Mesa Bldg. #1221

  • Apply to UTPB either online or submit an application. This office will assign you a 10-digit ID.
  • Once accepted, submit immunization documentation 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

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

Advising Office

Mesa Bldg. #1150

  • Make an appointment by booking HERE to talk to an academic advisor and get a DEGREE PLAN! Must be signed by advisor and student.
  • ONLINE ONLY student, contact onlineadvising@utpb.edu  for a DEGREE PLAN!

School Certifying Official

Mesa Bldg. #1150E
(432) 552-2830

  • 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 the following documents to SCO John Jimenez, john.jimenez@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 Bill®, go to the Education Office at your reserve unit to obtain this form.)
  • ONLINE ONLY students may need to submit documentation of Texas residency papers.

Registrar's Office

Mesa Bldg. # 1231
(432) 552- 2635

Testing Services & Academic Accommodations Office

Mesa Bldg. #1160

  • 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

  • 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 and receipt.


Mesa Bldg. #1140