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UCSB Veterans & Military Services

On behalf of the military-related community at UCSB, welcome!

Veterans and Military Services (VMS) at UCSB exists to support you in your transition to and through our academic community. No matter what you need assistance with-navigating and receiving your educational benefits, finding housing, or just support during your journey-VMS is your first stop as well as your strongest advocate on campus. We provide service and resources to all military-related students at UCSB, including active/reserve and National Guard members, as well as spouses and dependents.

Whether you are a future, current, or past student, we hope that the information you’ll find on these pages is helpful. If you have questions, would like to get involved, or are interested in supporting our efforts, please reach out to us at VeteransMilitaryServices@sa.ucsb.edu.

Thank you for your service to our nation, and again-welcome to UCSB and our community!

Coby Dillard, VMS Coordinator

Coby W. Dillard, MA-HSC

Coordinator, Veterans and Military Services


VMS Mission Statement
Veterans and Military Services (VMS) provides comprehensive support to UCSB’s military-related student community.  As the military community’s first-stop and strongest advocate, VMS promotes a positive educational experience for military related students, supports their transition to and through the academic community, and provides access to training, services, and resources to facilitate degree completion and student success.