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VETERANS RESOURCE CENTER


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 letter: https://www.vets.gov/education/apply/
  • Step 3 - Send Official Transcripts to Admissions from all previous colleges attended.
  • Step 4 - Sign up for a Mandatory Orientation. Orientation provides important information about college resources.
  • Step 5 - Meet with the Veterans Counselor to discuss your Education Goals and develop an Educational Plan. To make an appointment, contact the VRC Cranium Cafe Counter.
  • Step 6 - Apply for Financial Aid. All students are encouraged to apply. Start by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov
  • Step 7 - Choose your courses from the Schedule of Classes and Register Online.
  • Step 8 - 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 www.gibill.va.gov to learn about VA Educational Benefits.
  • Step 9 - Certification of Benefits. Email the VRC and fill out the Veterans Intake packet and a Request for Benefits to receive your VA Educational Benefits.
  • Step 10 - Enjoy your classes!

Contact Us

Office Hours and Location

In Person and Online
Mondays, Wednesdays: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Online
Tuesdays: 9:00AM - 6:00PM
Thursdays: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Fridays: 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Saturdays to Sundays: Closed

**In person appointments can be accommodated on alternative days during the week and scheduled via Cranium Cafe, Email or Phone.

Contact

Email: vrc@lamission.edu

Katherine Kirst, SCO
Counselor/Coordinator
Email: KIRSTK@lamission.edu

Ludi Villegas-Vidal
Email: VillegL@lamission.edu
Supervising Administrator, Dean of Student Services