Veteran Student Success

Veterans assistance programs help people returning from active duty

Veterans receive priority registration across the entire California Community College system.

If you are a veteran returning from active duty who wants to learn new or improve upon existing skillsets, California community colleges have you covered.


California community colleges offer career education programs for returning veterans looking to enter the civilian workforce. Many colleges also have Veterans Resource Centers and other veteran support offerings to provide a caring and supportive environment for veterans and their dependents. We assist them with the services they need for proper enrollment, receiving their VA benefits, and other resources necessary to succeed at the college.

Award Amount

In addition to state and federal financial aid, you may also have veterans benefit opportunities. To check out your eligibility status and apply for your exclusive benefits, visit the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs GI Bill benefits website.