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Uintah Basin
Technical College


VA Educational Benefits

Some of the training programs offered by Uintah Basin Technical College are approved for VA Educational Benefits. The Lead Veterans’ Affairs Specialist, who is located in the financial aid office, can assist in answering questions about programs and offerings and is the certifying official.

UBTech has been selected by GI Jobs Magazine as a military friendly school for 2013 and 2014. This honor places UBTech in the top 15% of all schools nationwide. The UBTech Financial Aid Office is committed to providing excellent customer service to eligible Veterans’ who have served our great nation.

NOTE: Veterans of Military Service who have been honorably discharged will get priority on all in house scholarships. See scholarship opportunities for details.


STEP 1: Apply for benefits and submit your application on-line. Go to

STEP 2: Call 435-722-6953 to schedule an appointment with the UBTechCertifying Official.

STEP 3: Please allow 1 to 2 weeks once you have submitted the following required documents to the financial aid office:

NOTE: Students should contact the Veteran Administration Office at 1-888-442-4551 to determine their eligibility prior to scheduling an appointment with the certifying official.

Approved Training Programs
Purple Heart

 Approved Training Programs:

 UBTech Roosevelt Campus:

  • Auto Technology/990 hours
  • CDL/420 hours
  • Practical Nurse/900 hours
  • Medical Assistant/940 hours
  • Office Professional/900 hours

 UBTech Vernal Campus:

  • CDL/420
  • Office Professional/900 hours
  • Heavy Duty Diesel/1050 hours
  • Petroleum Technology/900 hours

Purple Heart Recipients

If you received a purple heart for wounds in action, you are eligible for a one year tuition scholarship. Bring a copy of your DD214 to the certifying official and request your scholarship.

Jim LaMuth - Phone: 1-435-725-7103 E-mail:

Uinta Basin Applied Technology College

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