Frequently Asked Questions
Please note, these FAQs are intended to provide general guidance. For the most accurate information, based on a student's own unique circumstances, students should consider contacting the Veterans Affairs Office in person, over the phone at (707) 527-4326, by email at email@example.com, or by submitting a request for services form.Click here to complete a request for services form.
- I didn't receive my housing stipend this month. What should I do?
The first step is to make sure you have submitted the certification request from. If not, the second step would be to click on the link below and submit the form. Once you have submitted your certification request form, the school certifying official can report your enrollment to VA.
- How can I get help with educational/academic planning?
For Student-Veterans needing to make an academic counseling appointment, please call the Veterans Office at 707-527-4326 and request an appointment with either Jim Sweeney or Christie Soldate.
- How can I get help with accessing financial aid?
For Student-Veterans needing information on financial aid or if you would like to receive help, please email Lauren Coburn at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 707-521-7873.
- I'm using VA education benefits. How do I let VA know I've changed my major?
- How can I get help with mental health services?
For Student-Veterans needing mental health services, please submit a request for services form to get more information. Once your form is received, our Student Success Specialist will be in touch to discuss the various mental health resources available. All SRJC students are eligible to receive mental health services through Student Health Services. If you prefer to contact them directly, please call 707-527-4445.
- How can I enroll in VA Health Care?
If you are a veteran and would like to enroll in VA Health Care, complete our non-emergency self-referral form. Once completed, a VA Licensed Clinical Social Worker will contact you and assist you with enrolling.
- How can I get access to learning supports?
To learn more about how to qualify for learning supports, call our office at (707) 527-4326, and ask to book an appointment with Dr. Nancy Chinn, or complete a request for services form, marking your interest in "learning supports". If you are a veteran who is service connected, or you have documentation of your disability, the form will allow you to upload your documentation. Once your form is received, our student success specialist will contact you to set up your appointment with Dr. Nancy Chinn.
- How can I get help with housing?
For information about off campus housing, visit SRJC's housing resource page.
If you are currently experiencing or are at risk of experiencing homelessness, please contact the SRJC Veterans Affairs Office at (707) 527-4326, or complete a request for services form, marking your interest in "housing assistance". Once your form is received, our student success specialist will contact you to discuss potential housing resources.
- I am thinking of transferring to a CSU. How can I connect with their Veterans Office?
- I am thinking of transferring to a UC. How can I connect with their Veterans Office?
- How can I get help with tutoring services?
Please visit the Tutorial Center where they provide free tutoring to SRJC students. Staff in the Tutorial Center are experts in the subjects they tutor and enjoy helping others succeed.
- What services can the SRJC Veterans Affairs Office help me with?
The Veterans Affairs Office at SRJC is ready to help military affiliated students with VA education benefits, academic counseling, student success check-ins, learning supports, mental health counseling, housing assistance, veterans legal aid, career development, tutoring resources, and much more. In short, the Veterans Affairs Office exists to assist SRJC's military affiliated students with any needs that arise during their time at the college. If you find yourself needing additional support and would like to see how we can help, complete our request for services form.