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Welcome to the Veterans Resource Center

 Mission Statement

The Veterans Resource Center is an initiative to nurture a welcoming campus culture for veteran students. It is founded on the premise that the challenges faced by veterans may be addressed through a combination of services stressing academics, camaraderie, and wellness. Veterans currently have the opportunity to experience these essentials in a one-stop site staffed by specialized staff who empathized with the issues with which they struggle, and which they must address to help themselves strive.

Services Offered:

  • Cerritos College Application Assistance
  • VA Educational Benefit Assistance
  • MyCerritos Portal Navigation Assistance
  • Educational/Career Counseling (SEP Assistance)
  • Financial Aid General Assistance
  • Scholarship Research/Essay Assistance
  • Transfer Application Workshops
  • Computer Lab & Work Stations
  • Book Loan/Calculator Reserve Program
  • Food Assistance/VASH Voucher Assistance
  • Student Veterans Club
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Veteran Services Officer
    • VA Claims for Service Connection & Compensation
    • Non-Service Connected Pension Claims
    • Service Connected Increases
    • Advice on Previously Denied Claims
    • CalVet Driver’s License Verification (Requires DD214 or VA ID card)
    • CalVet Tuition Fee Waiver
    • VA Healthcare Enrollment, Caregiver Program, Mental Health Referrals, etc.

Call to schedule an appointment or to inquire about any of these services
Direct Dial: 562-467-5016
562-860-2451 ext. 3716

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Last Update: 11/21/2019