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Veterans Resource Center

WELCOME

Veterans, In-Service Members, and Dependents!

 ========  FALL 2020 UPDATES =======

Due to COVID-19, all Foothill College courses will remain virtual or fully on-line.  The Foothill VRC office will remain closed, but can be accessed through Virtual Office  and Phone hours. See our hours for Fall 2020 below.

 

NEW Fall 2020 Virtual Office Hours :

Need to see a Veterans Resource Center Academic Counselor for drop-in or an appointment, have questions in general about Veterans Resource Center services;  Access VRC virtual office hours and meet a live staff member to assist you:

 

Monday:          8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday:          8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday:  8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday:       8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday:              8:00 am - 12:00 pm

To Access:  VRC Virtual Office Zoom Access

 

VRC Phone Hours:

 

Monday:          2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tuesday:          2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Wednesday:  2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Thursday:       2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Friday:              No phone hours available

Contact:            650-949-7912

Effective September 21, 2020

 

 Quick Access to  Virtual Office Zoom link .

 


Registered for Fall 2020:

 

Important Notice to VA Benefit Users:  VA has approved for continual access to BAH benefits. In order to meet VA in-person requirements while using VA Educational benefits, use the link below to access all Fall 2020 courses declared as residence/hybrid.  See list link below:

 

COVID-19 FOOTHILL VRC FALL 2020 COURSE LIST

 

New/Returning Students:

Registered for Fall 2020?  Checklist to start Certification of VA Educational Benefits:Apply for AdmissionMeet Assessment Requirements

  • Contact VRC for Next Steps:

Request Access to Clockworks

  • Request Counseling Appointment
  • VA Educational Benefits Use

Register for ClassesCOMPLETE CLOCKWORK STEPS

  • Upload DD-214 Member 4
  • upload Copy & Certificate of Eligibility

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  • CONTACT VRC TO CONFIRM CERTIFICATION STATUS

 

 

Continuing Students:

Checklist for VA Benefits certification:

  • Request counseling appointment


CHANGE OF MAJOR/PROGRAM 22-1995Register for ClassesSubmit Clockwork Request

  • Contact VRC to confirm certification status

Any Changes prior to last enrollment period, must be reported to the VRC.  Access  Virtual Office hours or email brownjulie@fhda.edu for more information.

 


 Bookstore:

Have you ordered your books for next quarter?     Access the Bookstore online before Spring quarter begins:  Textbooks, e-books, Rentals for FALL 2020 are available online.

 Order Now

 

Veterans Book Voucher Request:

Do you need assistance in paying for your books? The Veterans Resource Center provides book vouchers for $150.00. Apply now:

VRC Book Voucher Request

 

Virtual Support:

Do you need virtual support before Fall begins?  Access the Virtual Support page before next quarter begins:

https://foothill.edu/virtualcampus/

 

 

Online Tutoring:

Need a virtual tutor for stem or writing courses for Fall 2020? Access the online tutoring site for more information:

https://foothill.edu/tlc/online.html

 

 

Accommodations:

Need accommodation support for you Fall 2020 classes? Connect to the Disability Resource Center:

https://foothill.edu/drc/

 Foothill Veterans Resource Center  is still in operation and will assist students virtually.  Email contactvrc@foothill.edu to schedule an Academic Counseling appointment. For processing VA Educational Benefits email brownjulie@foothill.edu and provide your full name, Campus Wide ID, a contact number, and a request to be certified. Someone from VRC will be in contact.

 

=========== 03/17/2020 ============

 

To further limit the potential of COVID-19 spreading within our local community, Foothill College temporarily suspended face-to-face student services and instruction effective, Friday March 13th. Foothill College will be closed from 3/17/20 for 15 days until Tuesday, 4/7/20 or until further notice. (Subject to change)

 

Please note that the VA has reported that there should be no disruptions in payments for Veterans whose GI Bill and VOC Rehab benefits were previously processed/certified.

 

Foothill College VRC staff are available for Virtual assistance and support. Email contactvrc@foothill.edu or call 650-949-7912.

 

For more information on VA Educational Payments and Benefits contacts:

 

  • GI Bill Hotline: (888) 442-4551

 

  • VR&E/Vocational Rehabilitation: Contact your assigned Case Manager via e-mail

 

  • Alternatively, unsure of the status of your VOC Rehab/VR&E benefits (*as long as they remain open*) you can contact the general VR&E offices:

 

  • Oakland VR&E: (510) 637-6128

 

  • Sacramento VR&E: (916) 364-6700

 

  • Fresno VR&E:  (559) 443-1491

 

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*VRC Team of 2019 - 2020*

VRC 2019

(LtoR: Beth W.-Academic Coach, Mimi O.-Academic Counselor, Zaina H.-Academic Coach, and Julie B.-Veterans Specialist/SCO)

 

 

Foothill VRC Mission

We aim to create a supportive environment that enables the success of our veterans through academics, wellness, and camaraderie.  We provide support services for student veterans, military service members, and or their dependents.  We are committed to supporting you in acheiving academic success, professional growth, and meaningful employment.

 

 

 

C.A.R.E is our Motto:

We promote  camaradarie, the Advancement of our students, offer Resources and Empower you to be your best selves (We CARE).

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Foothill College Ambassadors

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We're Hiring for Fall 2020!

Work virtually. Earn $17 an hour at 10–15 hours per week in one of our Student Services program offices.

How to Apply

Black Lives Student Services Services Statement

In Student Services, we acknowledge our role in not serving our Black students adequately. Please read full statement of our commitment to alter our course of action with a quaretly updated public plan. 

Black Lives Matter Action Plan 8/1/2020

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Questions?
We're Here to Help!

Veterans Resource Center

 

Summer 2020 Virtual Office Hours:

Mon/Thrs:  10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Fri:  Closed

Access VRC Virtual Office:

 

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650.949.7912


contactvrc@foothill.edu

 


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