Veterans' Benefits - Statement of Rights and Responsibility

Statement of rights and responsibility of those students receiving educational benefits provided by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

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Please read the following Statement of Rights and Responsibilities. In order to comply with VA regulations, Stanford students are responsible for the following:

●It is my responsibility to obtain official transcripts from all postsecondary institutions attended, whether VA benefits were received or not.

●It is my responsibility to report any changes in my enrollment status to the Office of the University Registrar that occur after the Final Study List deadline.

●I will report any changes that are made to my degree plan to the VA Certifying Official. Undergraduates declaring or making changes to their major(s), minor(s), honor(s), or degree program(s) in AXESS and Graduates adding or removing degree programs through Petitions or Admissions.

●General overpayments of VA benefits are the responsibility of the student, even if the payment was submitted directly to the school on your behalf.

●Generally, the VA cannot pay for classes you don't attend, courses from which you withdraw, or courses you complete, but will not count towards graduation requirements.

●If I am concurrently enrolled with another college/university, I will notify both Stanford and the host institution.

●Undergraduate Students Only: VA regulations require undergraduate students to declare their major by the end of their sophomore year. I understand that Stanford cannot certify enrollment to the VA beyond sophomore year unless my major has been declared.

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Your enrollment can not be certified to the VA until your Certificate of Eligibility has been received by the Office of the University Registrar: *