Dependents of Veterans
Veteran Programs is proud to serve our veteran dependents. We invite you to check out our resources.
Join the Student Veterans Organization on campus. Veterans, dependents and allies are all invited to participate in meetings and activities.
Dependents Educational Benefits Information
We understand that financing your education is a huge undertaking. However, there are a number of options available to dependents of veterans which can make this feat easier. Learn more about LMU's education benefits to receive certification and funding.
Application Form: VA 22-1990e
The Post-9/11 GI Bill also offers some service members the opportunity to transfer their GI Bill to their spouse or children. Any member of the Armed Forces (active duty or Selected Reserve, officer or enlisted) on or after August 1, 2009, who is eligible for the Post 9/11 GI Bill, and: Has at least 6 years of service in the Armed Forces on the date of election and agrees to serve 4 additional years in the Armed Forces from the date of election.
Application Form: VA 22-5490
The sons, daughters, spouse or surviving spouse of a veteran may be eligible for educational assistance if the veteran died while on active duty, died after release or discharge from active duty or a service-connected disability (80%-100%), became permanently and totally disabled as a result of a service-connected disability, died while a service-connected disability was rated permanent and total, or has been listed as missing in action, captured, detained or interned in the line of duty by a foreign government or power for more than 90 days. Eligible persons are entitled to 45 months of educational assistance and are paid benefits on the same basis as a veteran with no dependents.
Check out our LMU departments that provide additional resources and support for our student veterans! If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact our point people. They are ready to serve you.
Academic Resource Center
The Academic Resource Center is designed to aid in the academic success of all students by providing one-on-one writing assistance, group tutoring sessions based on course content, and additional advisement as students’ transition into LMU. The ARC also houses the First To Go Community, which provides academic support for students who identify as first-generation college (i.e., neither parent has a bachelor's degree from the U.S.).
Campus Ministry is dedicated to fostering the mission of Loyola Marymount University, especially the service of faith and the promotion of justice. The campus ministers support the many programs and activities that meet the spiritual needs of our students.
Career and Professional Development
Career and Professional Development enhances the student academic experience by providing tools for personal discovery, fostering and developing relationships with the LMU, regional, national and global communities, and facilitating lifelong career exploration and fulfillment.
Center for Service & Action
Center for Service & Action offers students and graduates a range of opportunities to volunteer their time serving their communities. CSA offers opportunities ranging from local service groups to alternative break programs.
Disability Support Services
Disability Support Services provides specialized assistance and resources for students with ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Learning, Physical or Psychiatric disabilities to achieve maximum independence while achieving their educational goals. Services are offered to students who have established disabilities under federal and state law. All discussions will remain confidential.
Financial Aid - Veteran Benefits
Financial Aid - Veteran Benefits assists students with financial resources to help them achieve their educational goals. All financial aid counselors are available to assist veterans with questions or concerns regarding their veteran aid.
Financial Aid - Yellow Ribbon Program
Financial Aid - Yellow Ribbon Program assists with the Yellow Ribbon qualification and funding process.
Off Campus Student Life
Off-Campus Student Life addresses the needs and concerns of LMU’s off-campus student population, including housing resources and programs to connect students with the LMU Community.
Office of the Registrar
Office of the Registrar maintains students’ academic records and determines students' VA benefits eligibility and certification.
Student Accounts provides customer service and counseling to help students meet their financial obligations at the university.
Student Housing provides programs and services to bring students together within a community on campus.
Student Psychological Services
Student Psychological Services provides confidential services for students, including individual and group counseling, walk-in consultations, emergency psychological services, and psycho-educational outreach programming. Student Psychological Services also offers specialized counseling and programming for student veterans, as well as faculty and staff trainings on issues relevant to the student veteran population.
Transfer Enrollment Services
Transfer Enrollment Services provides academic support for your success at LMU. If you have any questions regarding the transfer course evaluation, your major or need additional academic direction, Academic Transfer Services is your academic advocate for success.
Transfer Programs helps facilitate the transfer students to campus life by offering programs and services.
William H. Hannon Library
William H. Hannon Library supports the teaching, learning, and research needs of the students of Loyola Marymount University. During the academic year, the library is open 24 hours a day, 5 days a week. We are open until midnight on Friday and Saturday.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the Veteran Programs office located?
We are in the Malone Student Center 301.
How can I contact the Veteran Programs office?
Contact the Veterans Programs office at at (424) 568-8387 or email us.
What services does Veteran Programs provide?
We provide programming, resources and support to help you navigate and succeed at LMU. You may have a lot of questions, concerns, ideas or moments when you need a helping hand. Whatever you need, Veteran Programs is here to help.
Where do I go to learn more about veteran’s benefits assistance and information?
Check out the Veterans Benefits.
Who do I contact to learn more about veteran benefits and certification?
Review the information on the Registrar’s website.
How do I apply for VA Benefits?
All information for the VA application process can be found on the Registrar website.
Veteran Financial Aid
Where do I learn more about receiving veteran benefits?
You can learn about funding your education with veteran benefits via Financial Aid.
Where can I find out more information about the Yellow Ribbon Program?
LMU is a proud participant of the Yellow Ribbon Program. You can find out more information on the Financial Aid homepage.
How do I meet other student veterans?
Contact the Student Veterans Organization.
How can I get involved at LMU?
Check out all of the involvement opportunities on campus!
Does LMU offer additional support services for veteran students?
Yes, check out our On Campus Services to learn about the services available to veterans