Financial Aid and Student Services for Veterans
UHV is approved by the Texas Education Agency to certify VA educational benefits for veterans and children or spouses of veterans.
A Financial Aid Specialist in the Office of Financial Aid is available to assist student veterans in applying for benefits. Visit our Veteran's Educational Benefits page to learn more and/or to speak with Military and Veteran benefits specialist.
Important Financial Aid Dates
October 1: FAFSA Available
October 15: Spring Priority Application deadline
March 15: Fall and Summer Priority Application deadline
Documents received after March 15 will be processed in the following time frames:
March 16: May 10 Within one week of receipt
May 11: July 26 Within two weeks of receipt
July 27: September 15 Within three weeks of receipt
Financial aid is generally awarded one week after your last document is processed. However, you will need to add an additional week if corrections are required on your FAFSA.
UHV provides services to our military students on-campus and off-site. If you have been recently admitted and need to contact your advisor but are unsure who that person is, please contact your school's general email box:
- School of Arts & Sciences - firstname.lastname@example.org
- School of Business Administration - email@example.com
- School of Education, Health Professions & Human Development - firstname.lastname@example.org
Military and Veteran Services at UHV provides a variety of services and resources to our military and veteran students. This includes providing veteran-centered academic support, benefits information, health and wellness resources, career specific programs, recognition events, and other initiatives that support the continued success of active duty military and veterans at UHV. Please visit our Military and Veterans Services page to learn more.
National Resource Directory
The National Resource Directory website is an excellent resource for connecting wounded warriors, service members, Veterans, their families and caregivers with those who support them. The website includes information on: Benefits & Compensation, Education & Training, Employment, Family & Caregiver Support, Health, Homeless Assistance, Housing, Transportation & Travel, Volunteer Opportunities and Other Services and Resources.
The national unemployment rate decreased slightly from 5.1% to 5.0% and the Veteran unemployment numbers decreased from 4.3% to 3.9%.
This new version includes information about the different types of degrees/programs that you can use with the GI Bill, the importance of school accreditation, and much more valuable information.
An online tool to help you make well-informed decisions about the future by networking with your fellow veterans.
Archive for the VA Employment ListServ email Library.
Research, find, access, and, in time, manage your VA benefits and personal information.
For veterans seeking employment in the federal government, particularly the VA.
For a complete listing of BAH rates, see BAH Rates for All Locations. Service members can calculate their individual BAH rates using the BAH Calculator.
The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is a U.S. based allowance prescribed by geographic duty location, pay grade, and dependency status. It provides uniformed Service members equitable housing compensation based on housing costs in local civilian housing markets within the United States when government quarters are not provided.
Learn more about Spouse Employment opportunities and programs.