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:
  • 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
  • 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 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

Mondays - Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Fridays: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM 

Appointments are available In-Person and Virtual via Cranium Cafe.

Campus Center, Lower Level



Phone: (818) 364-7658

Stephanie Herrera
Student Services Assistant

Katherine Kirst, SCO

Ludi Villegas-Vidal
Supervising Administrator, Dean of Student Services