If you are eligible for Veterans Educational Benefits, here is the suggested process for enrollment in the Certificate Program.

  1. Fill out the online application form for the Program and indicate your eligibility status if you have not yet done so.
  2. You will receive an acceptance email from the Program Coordinator and the UMass Veterans Services Office will be notified of your acceptance
  3. Send your VA Certificate of Eligibilty to Lynn Gates, Veterans Services Coordinator. 

Lynn B. Gates, Manager for Veterans Benefits and External Payments

University of Massachusetts Amherst

23 Dickinson Hall

155 Hicks Way

Amherst, MA 01003

PH: 413-545-5048
FAX: 413-577-2471

Email: lynn@admin.umass.edu or vetbenefits@umass.edu

       4. The list of courses planned to be offered are here: https://onlinesustfoodfarm.com/annual-class-schedule/ 

       5. For more information on Veterans Services, see: http://www.umass.edu/bursar/veteran-educational-benefits

       6. For assistance, contact Lynn Gates or vetbenefits@umass.edu,