Information for New Vets at Oxnard College

This page outlines the application steps for new Oxnard College Veteran students who have never received VA Educational Benefits.

Start the Application Process Early!

The earlier you do these important steps the better. The first 3 steps to starting your education with your VA Educational Benefits are:


Apply for GI Bill Benefits Apply to Oxnard College Get Additional Financial Aid

Complete your application for VA Educational Benefits The Department of Veterans Affairs can take at least 45 days to approve your benefits and often will take longer. Follow detailed steps for your situation as outlined below.

Apply online as early as possible to Oxnard College -Oxnard College's Online Application Apply during the application period (see academic calendar for dates). 

Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)on-line to determine eligibility for additional financial aid programs. The FAFSA and VA Educational Benefits are completely separate programs, and one does not affect or determine the other. 

For financial aid questions please call Rosleen Aurora: (805)678-5241