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Veterans Resource Center

Veterans Resource Center : New Students

New Students

New Students Receiving VA Benefits

  • Step 1 - Apply Online to Los Angeles Mission College
  • Step 2 - Apply for VA Educational Benefits and Obtain a Certificate of Eligibility (COE):
  • Step 3 - Send Official Transcripts to Admissions from all previous colleges attended.
  • Step 4 - Take the English and Math Assessment. The Assessment process ensures that you will be placed in classes where you are most likely to succeed.
  • Step 5 - Sign up for a Mandatory Orientation. Orientation provides important information about college resources. 
  • Step 6 - Meet with the Veterans Counselor to discuss your Education Goals and develop an Educational Plan. To make an appointment, call 818-364-7658 or visit the Veterans Resource Center.
  • Step 7 - Apply for Financial Aid. All students are encouraged to apply. Start by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at
  • Step 8 - Choose your courses from the Schedule of Classes and Register Online.
  • Step 9 - If you are a Veteran, Active Military, Reservist or National Guardsmen, take your DD214 or Military ID to Admission and Records to get Priority Registration. Review to learn about VA Educational Benefits.
  • Step 10 - Certification of Benefits. Come to the VRC and fill out the Request for Benefits packet to receive your VA Educational Benefits.

Contact Us

Campus Center (Lower Level)




8:30am - 5:00pm


8:30am - 6:00pm


8:30am - 5:00pm


8:30am - 5:00pm


8:30am - 4:30pm

Important Dates
Last day to drop with a refund – Feb. 19
Last day to drop without a “W” – Feb. 20
Last day to drop with a “W” – May 6
Memorial Day – Monday, May 28, 2018
Veterans Day – Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018