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Chapter 31: Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment benefits (Chapter 31) are available to veterans who are at least 10% disabled, apply for Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Services, and have received, or will receive, a discharge that is not dishonorable.

Service members can receive this benefit only by meeting with a Vocational Rehabilitation counselor and applying.

Documents may be submitted by fax at 972-883-2947 or email at [email protected].

New Students – 1st Semester Using Benefits at UT Dallas

Step One – Submit the necessary documentation to UT Dallas:

  • VA Form 22-1905 from Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor/Case Manager with valid enrollment dates
  • Official Academic Degree Plan, signed by your academic advisor (current class enrollment must be included on the degree plan)
  • Member 4 Copy of DD214 (NOT required for dependents who are using transferred benefits)
  • Official copy of your military transcript submitted to the Office of Enrollment Services (NOT required for dependents who are using transferred benefits)
  • UT Dallas Veterans Fact Sheet

Step Two – Check your UT Dallas email address:

  • Once certified, a notification will be sent ONLY to your UT Dallas email address with your certification information.

Renewal Certification (Continuing Students) – Required EACH semester

Step One

  • Register for your classes.
  • Turn in an online certification form; instructions can be found here.
  • VA Form 22-1905 from Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor/Case Manager with valid enrollment dates; if your 1905 has expired, you must request a new one from your case manager

Step Two – Check your UT Dallas email address:

  • Once certified, a notification will be sent ONLY to your UT Dallas email address with your certification information.
  • Instructions to check the status of the online certification form can be found here.