Ready to use your VA Education Benefits? Welcome! Our office is here to assist you in this process.
The Veterans Affairs Office is located in the Veterans Resource Center.
Veterans Affairs Office
Associate Dean: Robert Manson
VA Certifying Official
Dorothy Swayne, Financial Aid Coordinator
Santa Ana College is approved by the California Office of Private Postsecondary Education for the training of veterans and eligible dependents. Educational and vocational opportunities are available for college credit. Opportunities include associate degrees, certificates programs, and transfer programs to a four year institution.
The Veterans Affairs Office housed in the Veterans Resource Center assists veterans and dependents eligible to receive educational benefits. This office provides support by assisting eligible students in completing appropriate applications. The VA office generally acts as a liaison between the veteran and/or eligible dependent and the college as well as other government agencies.
If you need any help making your choice, VA Vocational and Employment counseling help is available to all veterans toll free at 1-800-827-1000. You can also discuss your options with a VA education benefits specialist by calling toll-free 1-888-GIBILL-1 (1-888-442-4551) or TDD at (800) 829-4833.
Please click on the links to the left for any information you need specific to Santa Ana College. Any of our staff at the Veterans Resource Center is available to assist you as you transition from the military life to student life.
Important Dates to Remember
|August 26 - December 15, 2013
||Fall 2013 SESSION
|September 25, 2013
||VRC Open House - Building R-101 (12 p.m. to 4 p.m.)
|September 27, 2013
||GI Bill Forum - 4-6 p.m., Building A-210
|November 1, 2013
||Admissions application open for new students for Spring Intercession and Spring Session|
|November 4, 2013
||Winter Session Priority Registration for eligible Veterans|
|November 18, 2013
||Campus Closed - Veterans Day
|November 28 & 29, 2013
||Campus Closed - Thanksgiving
|December 2, 2013
||Spring Session Priority Registration for eligible Veterans
|December 23-27, 2013
||Campus Closed - Winter Break|
|January 1, 2014
||Campus Closed - New Year's Day|
|January 6 - February 2, 2014
||Spring 2014 WINTER SESSION
|January 20, 2014
||Campus Closed - Martin Luther King Day|
|February 10 - June 8, 2014
||Spring 2014 SESSION BEGINS
|February 14-17, 2014
||Campus Closed - President's day
|March 26-28, 2014
||Campus Closed - Spring Break
|April 1, 2014
||Admissions application for new students open for Summer '14 and Fall '14 sessions.|
|May 26, 2014
||Campus Closed - Memorial Day|