Additional Military Benefits

Additional Military Student Benefit Resources

Educational Funding:  You may be eligible for federal, state and/or VC grants through Financial Aid Office even if you are using VA benefits.  For more information or assistance on applying for financial aid, please call the VRC Financial Aid Specialist, Shasta Hanson at (805) 289-6575 or email her at

Priority Registration:  What is priority registration? It means that students in special populations such as military students, are eligible to enroll for courses earlier than others.

When is priority registration? Click here for the Academic Calendar 

Veterans and active duty military students are eligible for priority registration but it is not automatic.

To ensure you get priority registrations, you must submit a copy of your DD214 (veterans) or your military ID and orders (active duty and reservists) to the Admissions & Records office. Call the VRC and we can help you do that. 

When are you eligible to register? Check your student portal, Register/Pay tab, click "View Registration Appointment"

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  Military Benefits Documents:  Want to know how you can get a copy of your DD214 online and explore other benefits available to veterans?  The following website should be added to your favorites:

Once you register, you'll be able to track all of the benefits available to you as a, educational benefits, health information, dependency benefits, etc.

  Military Basic Housing Allowance : Would you like to find out how much your BAH will be? Try the VA's BAH Calculator:

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