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Veteran Service Center Hours
Monday – Tuesday – 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Wednesday-Thursday – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Veteran Service Center Location
♦ Student Service Building Room SS150 ♦ Phone: (562)463-3117 ♦ Contact Us
Welcome to Rio Hondo’s Veterans Service Center. We are committed to assisting our Veterans and their dependents in a nurturing environment of caring and support needed in order to continue their educational endeavors. In order to assist with any challenges our Veterans may face, we are proud to provide a one-stop site where our staff specializes in Educational Counseling, Veteran Certification and Financial Aid. You have served us and now Rio Hondo is here to serve you.
Due date for Fall WIP week of November 6-9
If you do not turn in a WIP on time, your certifying units will be reduced and you will not be receiving the full monetary educational benefit and you may owe the VA money. If you have an online course or Saturday class- PLAN AHEAD. If you have extenuating circumstance and won’t be able to turn in a WIP on time email: firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name and student number.
Remember: this is mandated by the Department of Veteran Affairs and it is your responsibility to submit a WIP
If you are only using Priority registration and are not receiving any Veteran educational benefits, you DO NOT need to turn in a WIP
SPRING PRIORITY REGISTRATION FOR VETERANS ONLY– NOVEMBER 6, 2017
Roadrunner Connect-This provides tools for faculty to notify students in their courses of concerns about academic progress based on course content and expectations. It also allows faculty to send positive feedback to students who are achieving outstanding performance or to acknowledge and congratulate students who are showing improvement. Click here to get started
Take a Book/Give a Book-Please think of donating your book after the semester ends, to another Veteran.
NEW VETERAN EVENTS–NEW Postings
- Scientific Calculators-The VSC has purchased a limited number of scientific calculators for lending. If you are required to have this by your instructor, please contact Tina Caldera in the VSC office, as she is the only one who can loan you the calculator.
- Official Transcripts– If you need to meet with a counselor to arrange for a comprehensive ed plan, you MUST have all your official transcripts received in our Admissions and Records department. Even if you did not receive any credit at the institution, we will still need the transcripts to be reviewed and evaluated.
- Supplies– We will be stocking our cabinet with school supplies such as pencils, pens, notebooks, scantron sheets, etc. Help yourself if you have the need.
- Math, English, Chemistry, and Biology Tutor– The Veteran Service Center is proud to offer our Veteran’s a one-on-one tutoring. Please come in if you need tutoring.
Rio Hondo College Veteran Service Center Mission Statement:
The Veterans Service Center at Rio Hondo College is designed as a liaison between you as a veteran or dependents of a veteran and the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Veterans Service Center is equipped to assist you with the appropriate forms to process your claim for educational benefits. Rio Hondo College will forward all appropriate documents concerning the application for the usage of your benefits to the VA processing center located in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
We are here to promote academic and career success for veterans and their dependents.