Veteran Students Checklist
Congratulations on taking steps toward your educational goals at Los Angeles City College.
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: 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: Applications for Admission and Financial Aid
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.
- To be eligible for various grants, you must submit your form by March 2.
- To learn more, please contact the Financial Aid Office or via email at email@example.com.
Step 3: Complete Orientation
New students must attend orientation in order to receive priority registration.
Complete an Orientation online through the Student Information System.
Step 4: Assessment & Course Placement
You will automatically be placed into a Math and English Course based on the information provided in your application. Please visit the Assestment Office for more information about the course placement process.
For students planning to enroll in ESL (English as a Second Language) classes, schedule an appointment online or in person at the Assessment Office (SSB 2nd Floor) to take the ESL assessment test. A test schedule is available.
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 Life Sciences Building, Room 101.
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
Please click here for information and tutorials on how to REGISTER FOR CLASSES, and use the new services offered by this system.
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: 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. Cash, money orders, and USD cashier’s check payable to Los Angeles City College may be delivered in person to the Business Office located in the Student Services Building, Second Floor.
Step 9: Complete the Veteran's Responsibility Contract
Veterans Responsibility Contract
Step 10: Obtain a Copy of Your DD214.
If you are a dependent or spouse, LACC will not need this information.
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.
Office Hours and Location
Los Angeles City College
855 N. Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029
Student Services Building, 2nd Floor
Student Services Building, Room 180
Please contact the Welcome Center
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext 2455