Checklist for VA Benefits certification:
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.
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:
Do you need virtual support before Fall begins? Access the Virtual Support page before next quarter begins:
Need a virtual tutor for stem or writing courses for Fall 2020? Access the online tutoring site for more information:
Need accommodation support for you Fall 2020 classes? Connect to the Disability Resource Center:
Foothill Veterans Resource Center is still in operation and will assist students virtually. Email email@example.com to schedule an Academic Counseling appointment. For processing VA Educational Benefits email firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your full name, Campus Wide ID, a contact number, and a request to be certified. Someone from VRC will be in contact.
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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 email@example.com 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
*VRC Team of 2019 - 2020*
(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).