Follow the steps below to start your Chapter 35 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. 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.

3. Complete Assessment

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

4. Complete Online Orientation

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

5. Complete SEP

Make an appointment with a counselor. Ensure the counselor
knows that you are a veteran dependent or spouse and
that you are using veterans benefits.

6. Register

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

7. Get Certified

→ Call (805) 546-3142 to make an appointment.
→ Bring in copy of your SEP, letter of eligibility, and
Veteran's Social Security Number
You must get certified every semester!