Veterans Services at SF State

San Francisco State University Veterans Services is committed to helping current and former United States Armed Forces members, and their dependents, achieve their educational goals and successfully graduate.

Active duty service members, military veterans, dependents, and reservists planning to use their CA State or VA education benefits, or any student with questions concerning CA State or VA benefits, are encouraged to reach out to Veterans Services for guidance, forms, and information.


If you're interested in attending SF State, our admissions tips will help you simplify the process and explore available opportunities.

Credit for Training

See if you qualify for credit towards an undergraduate degree and skip unnecessary courses.

Education Benefits Certification

Veterans and dependents are eligible for various benefits. This guide will describe the application process and required documents.

The Vets Corner

This is a social and study space for SF State veterans and dependents to utilize computer resources and enjoy light refreshments.


V.E.T.S. is an SF State student organization with whom we collaborate to plan events and assist our students.

Cross Registration

Learn more about SF State's registration opportunities, and see what can help you complete your degree requirement.

Military Leave Policy

Review our leave policy guide to learn how we can assist you with the steps to request a short- or long-term military leave of absence.

VA Guide

Find guidance on common issues and search for specific topics with this guide.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by the VA can be found on the VA's official U.S. government website.

Visit the VA's GI Bill Site

San Francisco State University bans the practice of providing commission, bonus, or other incentive payment based directly or indirectly on securing enrollments or federal financial aid (including Tuition Assistance funds) to any persons or entities engaged in any student recruiting, admission activities, or making decisions regarding the award of student financial assistance.

San Francisco State University does not use high-pressure recruitment tactics such as making multiple unsolicited contacts (3 or more), including contacts by phone, email, in-person. Nor does SF State engage in same-day recruitment and registration for the purpose of securing Service member enrollments.