Welcome Veterans

Veteran Services Mission Statement

San Francisco State University is committed to helping current and former members of the United States Armed Forces attain their educational goals. Current members of the military, veterans, and dependents of service-related disabled or deceased veterans are encouraged to browse this website to learn more about the application process and educational benefits at SF State. Active duty, military veterans, dependents, and reservists planning to use their VA education benefits, or any student with questions concerning veteran benefits and advising should contact Veterans Services Center at (415) 338-2336 or email veterans@sfsu.edu.For additional information about admissions in general, including e-brochures, campus tours and campus audio tour podcasts, please visit the Student Outreach Services website.




Important Updates 

  • Military Leave Policy
  • Isakson and Roe Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020
  • VA update for Post 9/11 GI Bill Beneficiaries regarding modality changes for enrollment terms due to COVID-19
    • Based on the new law, Post 9/11 GI Bill students who pursue resident courses converted to an online modality solely due to COVID-19 will continue to receive the MHA/BAH rate for resident training. The law only authorizes this special authority from March 1, 2020, to December 21, 2021.
    • Veterans Services Office will be working remotely to provide services. We want you to be aware of some options for receiving service from the Veterans Services Office. You can reach us by emailing, or viewing our content and updates on this site.
    • Note: Other types of changes to the student's enrollment status may affect payments. Non COVID-19 related changes must still be reported per normal requirements.Starting December 21st, 2020: Extension of Student Veteran Coronavirus response act of 2020 section 2 of the Student Veteran Coronavirus response act of 2020 has been amended by extending Student Education benefits to December 21st, 2021.
  • GI Bill Beneficiaries: Are you impacted by the MHA rate changes? Click this link for important updates.