Welcome student veterans! We have an active veterans community that can help you adjust to college life.
For certification or to learn about veterans educational benefits, contact the Veterans Education Benefits Office. We help veterans use their benefits to support their college expenses.
Veterans Resource Centers
The Veterans Resource Centers are working remotely, but are still here to support you!
Connect with us via Chat: https://www.pcc.edu/chat/,
via Zoom in our Virtual Help Desk,
or email us at email@example.com
Veterans Resource Center Virtual Help Desk: Open Monday – Thursday, 10am-2pm
We create a safe and friendly space where veterans can talk with other veterans, students and advocates.
A place to unwind, connect with your peers, check out the community bulletin board, and drink free coffee with fellow student veterans.
The Southeast Campus Veterans Resource Center is located in Mt. Tabor Hall, Room 120.
The Sylvania Veterans Resource Center is located in the CC building Room 226.
More PCC resources for veterans
We have staff that can help you explore your funding options and academic goals.
Student veterans who experience disability are eligible for accommodation. In addition, all students – regardless of disability status – are eligible for technology training.
Find an job or internship, choose a career, get job coaching, and more for PCC students.
Community resources for veterans
Free counseling and other health services for returning veterans and their families. Not affiliated with the VA. Completely anonymous.
Family and individual support services: 503-688-5361.
Government resources for veterans
- Department of Veterans Affairs: For information on benefits available to veterans, call 1-800-827-1000.
- VA Education Office: To check on the status of a payment or update your direct deposit information, call 1-888-442-4551.
- Office of Public Health and Environmental Hazards: Part of Veterans Affairs. Improves veterans’ health through prevention and treatment, outreach, surveillance and focusing on special populations, including women veterans, veterans with HIV/AIDS, veterans with hepatitis C, and veterans exposed to hazardous materials during military service. Contains information about illnesses related to the Gulf War.
- eVetRecs: To obtain copies of your DD 214.
- Portland VA Medical Center (PVAMC): 503-220-8262
- Oregon National Guard: Post Deployment Assistance: 1-888-688-2264 or 503-584-2391.
- Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs: Includes a lot of information for Oregon veterans, including services offered by ODVA.
- Work-Study Allowance Program: If you’re a full-time or three-quarters-time student in a college degree program, or a vocational or professional program, you can “earn while you learn” with a VA work-study allowance.