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 Veterans Resource Center

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We are not Closed Just Working Remotely 
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We are here to assist you. Here is how you can reach us for assistance:

 
Help with scheduling a counseling appointment, registration, GI Bill​​​® Applications & General Questions
Veterans Resource Center     
Vets@cos.edu
​Questions about Certifications an​​​d how COVID-19 will affect the GI Bill®
​Ashley Martinez-Veterans Coordinator       
ashleym@cos.edu
(559)358-4851
​Questions about Course selection, transcripts and transfer
​Jennie Garcia-Veterans Counselor             
 jennieg@cos.edu
​GI Bill® Education line
​1-888-442-4551

​GI Bill®​​​​​  Enrollment verification (CH 30 & CH 1606)
https://www.gibill.va.gov/wave/vba/
or  1-877-823-2378


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​​​​​​​​The Veterans Resource Center is committed to assisting student veterans in their transition to college by providing services that address their academic, social and physical needs as well as supporting retention and student ​success. In addition, the VRC is committed to assisting active-duty personnel and dependents​ in reaching their educational goals. All veteran students are urged to contact the veteran​s resource center to take advantage of the guidance and services available. You served your country honorably, now let us serve you!

 

VRC Staff:

AshleyMartinez_VetResourceCenter_Fall2018-0340.jpgAshley Martinez-Veterans Coordinator
ashleym@cos.edu
(559)730-3854
 Sequoia Room 106

 
JennieGarcia_VetResourceCenter_Fall2018-0335.jpgJennie Garcia- Veterans Counselor
jennieg@cos.edu
(559) 730-3854
Sequoia 106


Public Law 115-407, Section 103 

​In accordance with the Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018, section 3679(e) of title 38 (Public Law 115-407), a student who is entitled to educational assistance under Chapter 31, Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment, or Chapter 33, Post-9/11 GI Bill®​ benefits shall be permitted to attend or participate in the course of education during the period beginning on the date on which the individual provides to the educational institution a Certificate of Eligibility for entitlement to educational assistance under Chapter 31 or 33 (a “Certificate of Eligibility" can also include a “Statement of Benefits" obtained from the Department of Veterans Affairs' website – eBenefits, or a VAF 28-1905 form for Chapter 31) and ending on the earlier of the following dates:

  • The date on which payment from VA is made to the institution.
  • 90 days after the date the institution certified tuition and fees following the receipt of the Certificate of Eligibility.

The College​​ shall not impose any penalty, including the assessment of late fees, the denial of access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities, or require the student to borrow additional funds, in order to meet his or her financial obligations to the institution due to the delayed disbursement funding from VA under Chapter 31 or 33. ​


GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)​


 

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