Important Reminders

Remedial and Prerequisite Classes

The VA will only pay for classes that are required to obtain a degree and/or certificate in his/her declared major/minor (if applicable) including all required remedial and prerequisite courses.

Academics and Grades

A student will be considered in good standing as long as the classes taken are required for graduation in his/her program; the student is not repeating classes already successfully completed; the student has not been on Academic Probation for two consecutive semesters (of enrollment) and does not earn less than a 2.0 for the semester; the student has not been Academically Dismissed by the University and does not earn a 2.0 GPA for the semester. 

Once a student has been reported to the VA for Unsatisfactory Progress, benefits will be suspended and he student will be notified.  Students must reapply for their benefits by contacting UoR Military and Veteran Services Office.

Reporting Changes

To avoid a delay, suspension, or overpayment of your VA Benefits, students must report all changes to the University’s Military and Veteran Services Office, as stated below:

  • Address Changes
  • Name Changes
  • Change in credit hours
  • Withdrawal from classes or school
  • Declare a major and minor (if applicable)

Prior Credit

VA regulations require that all previous education (prior college) be applied to shorten the program of education pursued.  It is the students’ responsibility to ensure that acceptable records are submitted to UoR Admissions Office for evaluation. 

Military Credit

You may receive college credit for Military Training and Schooling.  Students must provide acceptable records to The University of Redlands office.

Military Activation

A student who is called to active duty by the United States Military must:

  1. Student's Letter of Intent
  2. Request for Priority Registration
  3. Deployment Contact Information


Once a student has submitted the necessary steps required for admission and registration of classes; the student will complete the UoR online Enrollment forms at by contacting the Campus Military and Veteran Services Office.

If a student elects to change their program of study, the student would need to update their major/minor (if applicable) with their student service manager and notify UoR Military and Veteran Services Office of the change to prevent interruption of educational benefits.