The Veterans' Services Office provides assistance to veterans and their dependents who may be eligible for federal or state educational benefits gained through military service. Applications and information for applying and using these benefits may be obtained in person at the Veterans' Service Office in the Cesar Chavez Student Services Center (Building 1400 on the main campus) or on this website.
Every student who wishes to use veteran educational benefits while attending Southwestern College is required to complete the proper paperwork each semester. Veteran students and their dependents using benefits must declare their classes, report any added or dropped classes, and submit Student Education Plans (SEPs) to reflect declarations/changes of major immediately.
The Veterans' Service Office Office is located in the Cesar Chavez
Student Services Building, First Floor.
Hours: Monday - Tuesday 8:00am - 6:30pm Email: SWCVeterans@swccd.edu
Wednesday - Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm Phone: 619.482.6324
Click here to access our great library of videos
on topics of interest to student veterans
Walk In Hours - Do you have specific questions about your veterans benefits that cannot be answered at our service counter or by checking our website? Our Veterans Services Specialist has walk in hours every week - no appointment necessary!
Hours are: Mondays: 10:30am - 1:30pm and Thursday 1pm - 3pm.
Priority Registration - There are changes to priority registration effective Fall 2014. Please click here to read important information about steps that all students – including veterans - must complete to maintain their priority registration status. Click here to view a video on SWC's priority enrollment process.
Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 - Section 702 of the VACA Act provides that covered individuals be charged the same rate for tuition and fees as resident students. Section 702 requirements go into effect for terms beginning after July 2015 (fall 2015 forward). Click here for more information,
We are very proud to invite you to visit our Veterans’ Resource Center, a “Home for Heroes”. Please click here for more information.
Please come by Room 345 to see our beautiful space!
Thank you for your service –
we are honored to help you achieve your educational goals!