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Student Success & Support Program

Veteran Students Checklist

Congratulations on taking steps
toward your educational goals
at Los Angeles City College.

Please follow the steps in the Veterans Students Checklist below if

  • You are considered a student veteran if you are participating in the Veteran’s program at LACC because you (or the appropriate family member) served in the U.S. Armed Forces and are eligible to file a benefits claim for the Montgomery GI Bill, Post 9/11 GI Bill, Selected Reserve, Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP), Dependent Veterans or V.A. Vocational Rehab.
Below are the steps that will guide you in obtaining and submitting all required documents for VA Certification and registration at LACC.

 

Step 1
Step 1: Obtain a Certificate of Eligibility Letter.

This is sent to your mailing address after you have applied for your VA educational benefits online at: www.ebenefits.va.gov

Step 2
Step 2: Applications for Admission and Financial Aid

FOR ADMISSION
Complete the FREE LACC online application

FOR FINANCIAL AID
​Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
FAFSA is also available at each of our college campuses. 

Step 3
Step 3: Attend Orientation

New students must attend orientation in order to receive priority registration.

Complete either an Orientation online 
OR 
complete orientation in-person by scheduling an appointment.

Step 4
Step 4: Assessment/Testing

New students must complete assessment in English and Math in order to receive priority registration. You must have your Student ID Number before test date.

Assessments are available on a Drop-In basis with the Assessment OfficeTest Schedule is available.

  • For students taking the ENL (English As a Native Language), English only, or Math only test, go to the Drop-In Center, SSB-2F.
  • For students taking the ESL (English as a Second Language) test  ONLY, schedule an appointment
Step 5
Step 5: Obtain a copy of your Educational Plan
You can obtain this by meeting with the Veterans Educational Counselor at LACC's Veterans Resource Center located in the Student Union, Room 218.
 
Step 6
Step 6: Register for Classes

Once you have completed Orientation, Assessment and created an educational plan, you are ready to register for classes. Log in to MyCollege.laccd.edu to begin registering for classes

Starting with the Fall 2017 Semester, registration for classes will take place through a new and improved Student Information System. Please click here for information and tutorials on how to REGISTER FOR CLASSES, and use the new services offered by this system.

Step 7
Step 7: Obtain a Registration Receipt 

This can be picked up at the Business Office (Student Services Building, Second Floor) after you have registered for classes.

*PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU MAY STILL OWE FEES AFTER CERTIFICATION*

Step 8
Step 8: Pay Fees if Necessary

Your enrollment will be cancelled for some or all of your course(s) unless payment is made in full by the due date. This due date is posted in your student portal for easy reference.

Fees can be paid online with a credit or debit card. Checks and money orders should be made out to LA City College and may be delivered in person to the Business Office located in the Student Services Building, Second Floor.

Step 9
Step 9: Complete the Veteran's Responsibility Contract

Veterans Responsibility Contract

Step 10
Step 10: Obtain a Copy of Your DD214.  

If you are a dependent or spouse, LACC will not need this information.  

Step 11
Step 11: Submit Your Documents

Your Veterans Resource Contract with required documents should be submitted to the Veterans Resource Center located in the Student Union, Room 218.

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