Using Your GI Bill® and Educational Benefits

Our Veteran Services team will work to assist you each step of the way in order to utilize your educational benefits at Contra Costa College. Check out our Steps to Success Checklist to get started!

To use your VA Educational Benefits, all Steps to Success, if applicable, MUST be completed before your enrollment can be certified with the VA for the semester.

Steps to Success

Very Important: If you have any questions about the Steps to Success below and to avoid delays in certification, be sure to contact the Veterans Services staff at

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at