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VRC - Veterans Affairs Office

Ready to use your VA Education Benefits under the GI Bill®?  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 of Financial Aid: Robert Manson

Designated VA Certifying Official: Dorothy Swayne, Financial Aid Coordinator

Veterans Resource Center
Building M-120 [West side of planetarium]
1530 W. 17th. St.
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Phone: (714) 564-6050
Fax: (714) 564-6294

Mon, Tues, Thurs: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wed: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
*Closed on District Holidays.
Hours are subject to change without notice.  Please call ahead to confirm hours.


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.
Santa Ana College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at: