Follow the steps below to start your Chapter 31 benefits at Cuesta College:

1. Apply to Cuesta College

New or former students, absent two (2) or more
semesters, excluding summer session must
submit admission application.

2. Verify Form 28-1905 Submitted

Verify that your case manager has sent your
Form 28-1905 to Cuesta.

3. Submit transcripts

Request official transcripts from all other
colleges/universities attended,including
high school. Request military transcripts
online through JST (Joint Services Transcript)
or Credentials Service for Air Force transcripts.

4. Complete Assessment

English and mathematics assessment testing provides
placement towards achieving your educational goals.

5. Complete Online Orientation

In myCuesta, go to Student tab, Steps to Success
channel, then click on Online Orientation.

6. Complete SEP

Make an appointment with a counselor. Ensure the
counselor knows that you are a veteran and that
you are using the GI Bill.

7. Submit DD214

Bring DD214 to the VRC to receive priority registration.

8. Register

Register in myCuesta for classes on your SEP. Only
classes related to your educational goal are eligible
for certification.

9. Get Certified

→ Call (805) 546-3142 to make an appointment.
→ Bring in copy of your SEP and DD214.
You must get certified every semester!