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Welcome student veterans! We have an active veterans community that can help you adjust to college life.

Veterans Benefits

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Veterans Education Benefits Office

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

Service update

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 vrchelpdesk@pcc.edu

Veterans Resource Center Virtual Help Desk: Open Monday – Thursday, 10am-2pm

  • Current students: Just log into your MyPCC account and find us on the Virtual Help tab. Students and/or staff will be there to assist you.
  • If you aren’t currently a student, please email vrchelpdesk@pcc.edu or contact us through any of the 4 centers listed below.

Cascade VRC

Cascade VRC

We create a safe and friendly space where veterans can talk with other veterans, students and advocates.

Rock Creek VRC

Rock Creek VRC

A place to unwind, connect with your peers, check out the community bulletin board, and drink free coffee with fellow student veterans.

Southeast VRC

Southeast VRC

The Southeast Campus Veterans Resource Center is located in Mt. Tabor Hall, Room 120.

Sylvania VRC

Sylvania VRC

The Sylvania Veterans Resource Center is located in the CC building Room 226.

More PCC resources for veterans

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Reservists and Guard Members

We have staff that can help you explore your funding options and academic goals.

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Disability Services

Student veterans who experience disability are eligible for accommodation. In addition, all students – regardless of disability status – are eligible for technology training.

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PCC Panther Works

Find an job or internship, choose a career, get job coaching, and more for PCC students.

Community resources for veterans

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Returning Veterans Project

Free counseling and other health services for returning veterans and their families. Not affiliated with the VA. Completely anonymous.

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Portland Vet Center

Family and individual support services: 503-688-5361.

Government resources for veterans