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Veterans Resource Center

Veterans Resource Center

The Veterans Resource Center - The VRC promotes an attitude of collaboration within the campus and surrounding community to increase awareness and sensitivity to issues concerning veterans. The goal of the program is to create an encouraging environment by acknowledging, honoring, and addressing veterans’ unique needs, while helping them attain their educational goals.

Program Learning Outcomes - Through active participation in Veteran services and programs offered through the VRC, students will:

  1. Discover campus and community resources available to veterans.
  2. Demonstrate social responsibility through participation and involvement with the Veterans Club.  
  3. Demonstrate self-advocacy skills. 

Upcoming Events

  • Campus Tours 

Please check with the VRC about upcoming campus tours to local universities. 

  • UCLA Veterans Transfer Event - Fri., October 26, 10am - 3pm
  • UCI Fall Preview Day - Sat., October 27, 9am - 1pm
  • Cal Poly Pomona - TBA
  • Cal State LA - TBA
  • UC Santa Barbara - TBA *overnight trip

*Carpool will be available for all those attending. Sign-up by visting or calling the VRC.

  • Transfer Workshop

Learn more about the college application, how to apply, and tips on filling out your applications. ​Join the VRC and the Office of Student Life during one of the transfer workshops this Fall. *Dates and times will be posted soon...

  • We're MOVING!!!

The VRC will be moving to the Life Sciences Building, RM 101 starting Nov. 5.

*NOTE: The VRC will be CLOSED on Oct. 29 to Nov. 2 for the move and will re-open on Nov. 5.  U.S. VETS Outside the Wire and VSOC counseling services will still be available at the Office of Student Life. 

  • Veterans Day Celebration

Join us on Thursday, November 8 from 12:30pm to 2pm in the Main Quad for our Veterans Day Celebration and Grand Re-Opening of the VRC.

Educational Counseling

During Fall, educational counseling appointments are available for student veterans weekly in the General Counseling Department. To make an appointment, please contact the VRC every Friday morning (you may visit, call or email us). Appointments are made for the following week. Students will check in with General Counseling at their appointment time (SSB, 2nd Floor, Window #11).

VETSUCCESS On Campus (VSOC)

LACC participates in the VA VSOC program. The VSOC program aims to help student veterans and their qualified dependents succeed and thrive through a coordinated delivery of on-campus benefits assistance and counseling leading to completion of their education and preparing them to enter the labor market in viable careers.  The VSOC counselor is available on Wednesdays from 8:30am to 4pm at the Veterans Resource Center.  Please contact the VRC to schedule an appointment.

Feeling stressed? Need someone to talk to?

U.S.VETS Outside the Wire provides free counseling and mental health services to student veterans and their family members.  Common reasons for seeking therapy include stress, depression, anxiety, PTSD, Military Sexual Trauma, difficulty with sleep or concentration, and problems adjusting to civilian life. A licensed psychotherapist from Outside the Wire is available on campus every Tuesday. To set up an appointment please email Helen Yum, LCSW at hyum@usvetsinc.org or call/text (323) 536-1767.

 Contact Us

Student Union Room 218
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2125
FAX: (323) 953-4040
veteransaffairs@lacitycollege.edu

Mailing Address

Los Angeles City College
Veterans Resource Center
855 N. Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles CA 90029

 Office Hours

FALL 2018 (AUGUST 27 TO DECEMBER 16)

Monday - Thursday: 8am - 6pm
Friday: 8am - 2pm

Educational Counselor hours:

During Fall, educational counseling appointments are available for student veterans weekly in the General Counseling Department. To make an appointment, please contact the VRC every Friday morning (you may visit, call or email us). Appointments are made for the following week. Students will check in with General Counseling at their appointment time (SSB, 2nd Floor, Window #11).

You may also go directly to General Counseling (SSB, 2nd Floor) to schedule an appointment. You can find more information online at -http://www.lacitycollege.edu/Academic-Info/Academic-Counseling/Home

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Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029

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Phone: 323.953.4000

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Emergency: 323.953.2911