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Veteran Students and Dependents

Welcome to Folsom Lake College!  The FLC Veterans Success Center (VSC) provides assistance to Veterans and dependents who may be eligible for various VA educational benefits, as well as assisting with the onboarding process and transition to college. 

VETERANS SUCCESS CENTER
VSC Phone Number:  (916) 608-6898
Staff:  Ken Walker, Gary Peabody, Brian Randolph, Brittney Toler
Location:  FLC main campus, PE building, room 119, 1st floor - facing bus stop

Hours of Service:
FLC main campus:

Monday-Thursday           9 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday                              8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
The Veterans Resource Center is staffed by veterans for veterans!  It provides a space for veterans to gather, socialize, do homework, and form relationships with other veterans.  Here are some of the services and free perks available in the VRC:

  • Assistance with the transition from active duty to student life and starting up your GI Bill
  • Priority registration
  • Study space
  • Computer and Printer use
  • Coffee and other food items
  • A place to relax between classes

Veterans Services also have staff available at our educational centers:
El Dorado Center - Tuesdays, 12 - 5 PM
Rancho Cordova Center - Tuesdays/Thursdays, 8:30 AM - 12 PM

VA Certifying Officials - located at FLC main campus (Aspen Hall)-Admissions & Records Office:
Christine Wurzer (916) 608-6645
Lupe Martinez (916) 608-6568

CURRENT NEWS!
• Report any changes to your schedule to the VA certifying official immediately.

NEW/PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS:
Click HERE for our Veterans/Dependents Enrollment Checklist - with your steps to enroll in classes at FLC and use your GI Bill educational benefits.
Click HERE for detailed information for each Chapter listed below.
• Montgomery GI Bill - Active Duty, Chapter 30
• Post 9/11 GI Bill, Chapter 33 and 33-TOE
• Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserves, Chapter 1606
• Montgomery GI Bill - Activated Reservists, Chapter 1607
• Vocational Rehabilitation and Education program, Chapter 31
• Survivors & Dependents, Chapter 35

Effective Fall 2015, the state of California has made it easier to get an education at FLC by offering in-state tuition for active military members and their dependents, as well as veterans who have been honorably discharged.  Any veteran or dependent who meets the criteria as outlined by Assembly Bill 13 is eligible for a Non-Resident tuition exemption.  Please see Admissions & Records for details about this exemption.  Click HERE for the VACA Non-Resident Fee Exemption Form.

CONTINUING STUDENTS:
• Turn in your FLC VA Request for Certification form to the VA Certifying Official.  We do not assume you will be using your GI Bill, so we do not certify your classes until the Request form is submitted. 
• For students using the Post 9/11 GI Bill or Voc Rehab, you MUST turn in the Request for Certification in order for your fees to be deferred.  Without that form submitted to the VA Certifying Official, you may be dropped for nonpayment. 

Required VA Forms:
VONAPP (VA Online Application)
FLC VA Student Intake form
FLC VA Statement of Student Understanding
FLC VA Request for Certification form (required EVERY semester prior to college's certification of your classes)

For More Information – Click on the appropriate link below.
Other Veterans Programs through FLC
Benefit Payment Information
General Guidelines to VA Certification (Rules to Remember)
Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)
Other Important Information
Valuable Web Links for Veterans

WAVE (Certify your Attendance Online)

To contact the VA:
Muskogee Regional Office: 1-888-442-4551
Monthly verification of enrollment: 1-877-823-2378

Folsom Lake College adheres to Executive Order 13607 - Establishing Principles of Excellence for Educational Institutions Serving Service Members, Veterans, Spouses and Other Family Members.  For more information, please visit this site.