The Rio Hondo College Veterans Service Center will host the Fall 2018 Veterans Student Benefits Information Update & New Veterans Student Orientation at 1 – 3 pm Monday August 13, 2018. A representative of the Veterans Administration will be in attendance to present the most recent updates that can / will affect veterans education benefits. In addition, the staff of Rio Hondo College Veterans “One Stop Center” will address changes that can impact veterans students throughout the Fall 2018 semester.
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Veteran Service Center Location
- Student Service Building Room SS150
- Phone: (562)463-3117
- Contact Us
Veteran Service Center Hours
- Monday – Tuesday: 8am – 7pm
- Wednesday – Thursday: 8am – 5pm
- Friday: 8am – 2pm
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
NEW SERVICE: We are very fortunate to have representatives from East LA Vet Center every Tuesday from 10:30 am-2:00 pm in our Veteran Service Center beginning May 8th. They can help our vets 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 have such dedicated and knowledgeable people offering their assistance to our veterans . Don’t hesitate to take advantage of this opportunity.
VA WELCOME GUIDE
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.
- 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.
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.