Veterans/Military Appreciation Week

November 5th - 10th

  • Saturday, November 5 : Join VC Veterans Resource Center Staff for VC Pirates Football game as they play against College of the Canyons at 6 p.m. FREE admission and food for Veterans and Military. The tailgate party starts at 4:30 p.m. and kick off time is 6 p.m. Special Guest, Purple Heart Recipient, Jason Lopez will be our Honorary Captain.
  • Monday, November 7 : Breakfast in the VRC from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Bagels, Donuts, Coffee and Juice

  • Tuesday, November 8 :  Food Drive from from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Free Groceries, lunch, and swag bag.

  • Wednesday, November 9 : Lunch at the VRC from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Jersey Mikes, Cornhole and a "Thank You for Service” gift bag.
  • Thursday, November 10 : Cake in the VRC at 11:30 a.m. to celebrate the Marine Corps birthday and Veterans Day! 


Welcome Veterans &
Military Family Members!

Hours: Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  |  Fridays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The VC Veterans Resource Center (VRC) offers personalized service to veterans, active duty members including National Guard/Reserves and dependents of veterans.

Call today for an appointment - 805.289.6060

We Can:

  • Answer your questions & help you navigate enrollment
  • Schedule academic counseling appointments 
  • Connect you to GI Bill® and CalVet educational funding
  • Help you get certified for benefits
  • Help you find free textbooks

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Important General Information

The campus closure and transition to distance learning will not affect your GI Bill® or Basic Housing Allowance (BAH) due to recent changes in VA policy. Click here for details. 

★ VRC Mission Statement ★

The Ventura College Veterans Resource Center (VRC) is committed to establishing a supportive environment and welcoming campus culture for all Active Duty, Veteran and eligible Dependents of Veterans.  The VRC was founded on the premise that the challenges faced by veterans may be addressed through a combination of services emphasizing academics, camaraderie and overall wellness. VRC staff are here to help provide that support and to guide military students through the process of achieving their educational goals.

The VRC offers personalized services to veterans, active duty military and eligible dependents in a welcoming environment:

  • Application assistance for VC admission and course registration
  • Academic counseling for JST/transcript evaluation & to develop your SEP (Student Education Plan)
  • Access to V.A. & CalVet Educational Benefits
  • Tutors and study area
  • Computers, printers, and scanners
  • Lounge space, restrooms and kitchenette

Jordan Ybarra Telias