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Other Veteran Programs

College Fee Waiver for Veterans' Dependents Program (state program)
The dependent child, spouse or unmarried surviving spouses of a service connected-disabled or deceased veteran may be entitled to fee waiver benefits at all California community colleges, CSU system and UC system universities.  To obtain eligibility requirements and assistance in applying for this valuable benefit, please contact your local County Veteran Service office or the college Veteran Affairs office.  You can also download an application from the website for the California Department of Veteran Affairs.

If you are receiving Chapter 35 benefits, you are not eligible to receive the College Fee Waiver for Veterans' Dependents under Plan A.  See the instructions for details about Plan B and minimum eligibility requirements.

This benefit is applicable to one academic year only and must be renewed EVERY academic year.  The academic year commences in the summer and ends with the end of the spring semester; the 09-10 academic year runs from the Summer 2009 term to the Spring 2010 semester.

After a student has applied for the Fee Waiver with their local County Veteran Service office and if approved, they will receive an approval letter in the mail.  The student should bring this into the FLC Financial Aid Office and attach to the BOG Fee Waiver application for processing.  Admissions & Records does NOT process the Fee Waiver for Veterans' Dependents.

VA - Tutorial Assistance
Did you know that the Department of Veterans Affairs pays for tutoring? If you feel you need help in your academic courses, please stop by and speak with the VA Certifying Official.  The DVA will pay up to $600 in tutorial help for you if you are receiving VA educational benefits.  The DVA pays for the tutor at a rate of no more than $100 per month, which is paid to you.  You are responsible for paying the tutor.
To be eligible, you must submit a brief letter of recommendation from the instructor of the course stating that they recommend tutoring to resolve student deficiencies for the given subject and a brief letter of recommendation from your counselor stating they agree with the instructor's recommendation.  The course must be on your VA educational plan.
The student, tutor and certifying offical must complete VA form 22-1990t, Application and Enrollment Certification for Individualized Tutorial Assistance.  The student may submit an application at the end of each month.  However, the student may delay submitting the application and include several months.  Tutoring must occur during the student's enrollment period, and must be given on an individual basis.  The tutor may not be a close relative of the student (spouse, parent, child, sister, brother).