VA Student Resources

Please see the links below for USF specific resources as well as VA resources.

Veteran Enrollment Services

For VA certification, student billing, and financial aid questions, please visit us in Lone Mountain Main, Room 114. You may also email reach out via email:

VA certifications:

  • Danielle Castillo - Ch. 31 VRE & Ch. 33 Post 9/11
  • Lee Deo - Ch. 35 DEA & CH 1606 MGIB 

Student Accounts:

Financial Aid: or set up an appointment 

Connect with a representative from the SFVA Student Veteran Health Program to discuss VA health care enrollment, VA ID cards, scheduling appointments, and community resources. 

Contact Dennis Moore (he/him/his) or 415-845-0996.

For career services assistance, please visit the office in the University Center, 5th floor. Career Services also has a dedicated Veteran Students resources page. You may also email or call (415) 422-6216.

Did you know you have your own Academic Success Coach? For academic support and coaching, please visit CASA at their offices in the University Center, 3rd Floor.

(415) 422-5050 or email

CAPS provides brief, time-limited therapy to enrolled students, individual and group sessions, single session therapy, and mental health services.

Please visit CAPS in Gillson Hall, lower level or call (415) 422-6352. If you are at an additional campus, please call (855) 531-0761.

To waive the USF health insurance and for more information, please visit USF Health Promotion Services office in the University Center, 5th Floor or email or call (415) 422-5797.

At USF's Koret Health and Recreation Center, the newly renovated weight rooms provide elite level training zones with a selection of Olympic weights, plate-loaded machines, heavy lifting platforms, functional training equipment, barbells, dumbbells, and selectorized (cable-driven) circuits. The facility houses the largest indoor pool in San Francisco (voted the Best in the City), basketball gymnasiums (2), fitness studio, martial arts room, air rifle range, racquetball court, and a competitive boxing gym.

The Koret Health and Recreation Center also supports student Sport Clubs including baseball, boxing, dance, equestrian, martial arts, sailing, rugby, swim, volleyball, water polo (and more), and Intramural Leagues including basketball, indoor/outdoor soccer and volleyball. The popular Outdoor Adventure program offers a variety of outings around the Bay Area including ski trips, zipline/ropes course, hiking, amusement parks, horseback riding, outlet shopping and professional sporting events.

The University of San Francisco offers academic assistance to all students through the Learning Center, Writing Center, and Speaking Center. Services are free and include subject-specific tutoring, writing assistance, and communication-related support. The Learning Center also provides opportunities for academic skill development, through 1:1 coaching, group workshops, and online resources.

Visit the Center at Gleeson LL G03, email or call (415) 422-6713.

At USF, your One Card is your ID, dorm room and building access, and on-campus debit card all rolled into one. Borrow from the library, gain access to the Koret Health and Recreation Center, buy Dons gear from the university bookstore, and more.

For more information, please visit One Card in the University Center, 5th floor, email or call (415) 422-7663.

For disability accommodations and advocacy, please visit Student Disability Services in Gleeson LL 20,email or call  (415) 422-2613.

For on-campus housing questions, please visit SHARE's website.

For off-campus housing questions, please visit the off-campus housing website.

Thinking about studying abroad? Please visit the Center for Global Education in Lone Mountain Main, room 340, email, or call (415) 422-6848. 

Please check in with the certifying officials to see what the VA will cover and will not cover for study abroad.