Pre-Semester Checklist

  1. Apply to Utica College before the semester deadline, or apply to college as non-matriculated student
  2. File your FAFSA before deadline (if you require additional grants or loans)
  3. Apply for G.I. Bill Benefits One you have your acceptance certificate from the VA, please contact Utica College's certifying official, Ms. Susan Boucher, at: or call: (315) 792-3013
  4. Provide copy of DD214 or DD2384 (issued by your unit) to your college's certifying official and the VA (Sue Boucher)
  5. Apply for NYS TAP
  6. Apply for NY National Guard Tuition Benefit before deadline (if eligible)
  7. Apply for NYS Veterans Tuition Award