Welcome to Rio Hondo’s Veterans Service Center. Our center is committed to assisting our Veterans and their dependents in a nurturing environment of caring and support needed in order to continue their educational endeavors. Our center specializes in providing a “one-stop” site where our staff provides assistance with Educational Counseling, Veteran Certification and Financial Aid. You have served us, now Rio Hondo is here to serve you!
WE HAVE BEEN SELECTED AS A TOP MILITARY FRIENDLY SCHOOL
Veterans Service Center Location
- Student Services Building Room SS150
- Phone: (562) 463-3117
- Contact Us
Veterans Service Center Hours for December 9, 2019 – January 25, 2020
- Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
⇒Important VA Priority Registration Dates⇐
|Term||Registration Dates for 2019-2020|
|Winter & Spring 2020||October 28, 2019|
|Summer 2020||March 9th, 2020|
|Fall 2020||April 6th, 2020|
NEW SERVICE: We are very fortunate to have representatives from the East Los Angeles Vet Center every Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in our Veteran Service Center. These representatives assist our veteran students with many services, including but not limited to:
- Counseling services
- Assistance in applying for VA Benefits
- Medical referrals
- Employment counseling etc.
Click here for the complete list of services and what U.S Department of Veterans Affairs Readjustment Counseling Service is about.
We are very excited about having such dedicated and knowledgeable VA representatives offering their assistance to our veterans . Please do not hesitate in taking advantage of this opportunity to speak with them.
VA WELCOME GUIDE/UPDATES
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 consider donating your used books to another Veteran once your class has ended.
NEW JOB POSTINGS
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 Marina Mendez in the VSC office, as she is the only one who can loan you the calculator.
- Supplies– We provide our veteran students with school supplies such as pencils, pens, notebooks, scantron sheets, etc.
Rio Hondo College Veterans 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.