Veterans Education Benefits

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Veterans Education Benefits Office (VEBO)

To certify courses or learn about VA benefits, visit the Veterans Education Benefits Office (VEBO) page by clicking the link above. VEBO helps veterans utilize their benefits at PCC. Contact the VEBO office!

Veterans Resource Centers

The Veterans Resource Centers (VRCs) are open and welcoming spaces that support all students at PCC.  We focus on providing veteran and military-affiliated students, their families, and the surrounding veteran community with advocacy, resources, programming, and cultural engagement. Virtual services are available five days a week via Zoom or email as well as chat. The Veterans Resource Centers located on Cascade, Rock Creek, Southeast, and Sylvania campuses. Click the campus links at the bottom of this page for contact information at each location.

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We offer transitional tools for veteran students to be successful on their path back into civilian spaces. We also provide a space to socialize, grab a free coffee, study, or simply relax. We invite all students, staff, and faculty to engage and learn more about the veteran culture and vets on campus by visiting a VRC today!

What we offer
  • Amenities include snacks, drinks, board games, video games, movies and more!
  • Quiet ADA compliant study space, computer lab and free printing for students
  • Leadership and professional development programs, workshops and family friendly events
  • Meet with an academic professional to discuss veterans’ matters virtually or in person
  • Consultation on various military-related issues and navigating PCC or VA systems for resources
    • Classroom accommodations
    • Career Counseling and Academic Advising
    • Support for for academic retention and tutoring services
    • FAFSA, grant, and scholarship assistance
    • Understanding Eligibility for VA Educational Benefits
    • Information on filing or appealing VA disability claims
    • Accessing VA Healthcare
  • Connection to community-based networks and associated resources for students and veterans
  • Student job opportunities at each campus location
  • Lost? We’ll help you find what you need!
Campus VRCs

Visit the campus Veterans Resource Center (VRC) page of your choice below to find more about hours, contact information, and what’s available on your campus!