Veteran standing with his backpack at SJC.


Reach your academic and personal goals with the help of 伟德体育’s 经验丰富的中心. We’ll connect you to veteran services and groups so you thrive in the SJC community.

Empowering Veterans to Achieve Their Goals

We’re honored to serve those who have served our country. SJC is and always will be a military-friendly school, and we strive to make SJC a welcoming and inclusive community for all active-duty personnel and veterans. That’s why the 经验丰富的中心 works tirelessly to support you, 你的家人, and fellow veterans to succeed on campus.

我们的工作人员, 他们都是退伍军人, will make your transition from military to civilian life as smooth as possible. Get guidance in navigating your 好处 or connecting with other veterans on campus. Let us help you achieve your goals and make the most out of your college experience.

How to Use Veterans Affairs Benefits at SJC

按照以下步骤访问您的U.S. 退伍军人事务部(VA) 好处 and further your education. Be sure to contact us if you have any questions.


请在美国填写表格.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and apply for the GI Bill® and any other VA education 好处. 请注意 it takes up to 30 days to receive a qualification response.



By completing this online form, we can process and certify your courses with the VA. Be sure to have your Certificate of Eligibility (COE) ready to attach to the form.



Get ready to start or continue your SJC journey. Your advisor will ensure you stay on track and enroll in the courses you need to complete your program and meet all VA requirements.


Select the courses that fit your schedule and path toward graduation.



The VA will send you a notice confirming the certification of your classes.



伟德体育 is one of the nation’s top Military Friendly® Schools. See how we can support you on your educational journey.

资源 for Veterans and Veteran 家庭


Access less-expensive in-state tuition rates immediately. You can use your GI 教育 Benefit Bill to pay the “resident” rate at SJC. 为你的教育存钱.

Complete the Military 学费 Rate Application


If you are on active duty or a reservist, you may be eligible for Federal 学费 Assistance (TA). Connect with your duty station’s 教育 Officer regarding access to TA funds. For more information, contact Lisa Nash at (505) 566-3258.



New Mexico offers scholarships for resident undergraduate and graduate students who are certified Military War and Vietnam Veterans. They cover tuition, fees, and book expenses.



We are committed to assisting veteran spouses and dependents with everything from class registration to accessing 好处. Learn more about aid opportunities and resources.

View 军人配偶和家庭福利


Did you know 伟德体育 awards more than $7 million in scholarships and financial aid each year? Find out how to help pay for college with our financial aid resources.



Find answers to common questions and concerns. Whether you need guidance on navigating your 好处 or ensuring a successful academic experience, 我们会帮你的.



伟德体育 again earned the distinction as one of the nation’s top Military Friendly® Schools. The prestigious list of schools sets the standard for higher education in providing the best opportunities for veterans and their spouses.

作为军事友好®学校, 伟德体育 经验丰富的中心 provides veterans with transitional assistance to promote goal achievement through a quality educational experience necessary to become competitive, 适应性强的, and successful in an ever-changing civilian environment.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. 退伍军人事务部(VA). More information about education 好处 offered by VA is available at the official U.S. 政府网站: http://www.好处 / gibill.


New Mexico Department of Veterans Services

Gain help accessing state and federal VA 好处 right on SJC’s campus. The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (NMDVS) has a field office in our 经验丰富的中心. The NMDVS office assists veterans and their families who live in San Juan, 里约热内卢Arriba, and McKinley counties with issues from property tax exemption/waivers to VA compensation. You do not need to be an SJC student to receive help.

Contact 罗伯特。 Guinn at (505) 327-2861 and 罗伯特。 或者坎迪斯 Pioche-Zunie 坎迪斯 电话:(505)916-4835.

The NMDVS provides help with the following:

  • 共同联邦福利
  • 国家福利
  • 教育资源
  • 就业资源
  • Housing and homelessness prevention resources
  • 医疗保健 & 行为健康资源
  • 其他资源
Two SJC Veterans dogs in attendance of the 2022 Stand Down event


每年10月, the 经验丰富的中心 assists with San Juan County Veteran Stand Down, which helps local veterans and community members facing homelessness. We help provide housing assistance, mental health services, and more. See how we support those who have served.

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