Tuition Assistance



At Santa Rosa Junior College:

RECRUITING, MARKETING, ADVERTISING: Per DoDI 1322.25, Voluntary Education Programs, paragraph 1.c.(1)(b), "all educational institutions providing education programs through the DoD Tuition Assistance (TA) Program will not use unfair, deceptive, and abusive recruiting practices. As such, Santa Rosa Junior College Refrains from providing any commission, bonus, or other incentive payment based directly or indirectly on securing enrollments or federal financial aid (including Tuition Assistance funds) to any persons or entities engaged in any student recruiting, admission activities, or making decisions regarding the award of student financial assistance. (DoD MOU, paragraph 3.j.(2)). and Refrains from high-pressure recruitment tactics such as making multiple unsolicited contacts (3 or more), including contacts by phone, email, or in-person, and engaging in same-day recruitment and registration for the purpose of securing Service member enrollments. (DoD MOU, paragraph 3.j.(3))

READMISSION FOR SERVICE MEMBERS: Per 34 CFR 668.18, Should a military service obligation require an extended absence from a program with limited enrollment, a service member shall be readmitted to the program at the first opportunity. If necessary, he or she will be given first place on any waiting list. A written request for reinstatement must be submitted to the Admissions, Records, and Enrollment Development Office (ARED). ARED will forward the request to the appropriate program administrator in accordance with that department’s program readmission policies and procedures. Multiple requests for reinstatement to any given program will be prioritized according to the date of receipt of the written request.


Important Information for Tuition Assistance Participants

  • Prospective students wishing to utilize tuition assistance should speak with their ESO or counselor prior to enrolling.
  • Please note, tuition assistance covers tuition only and will not pay for student fees.
  • For assistance with paying for any uncovered fees, students should consider applying for financial aid. Prior to requesting student loans, service members should contact the Veterans Success Center to schedule an appointment with a Financial Aid representative to receive guidance about responsible borrowing and loan repayment.
  • For information on SRJC's transfer credit agreements, please visit our articulation agreements page.
  • For services such as academic counseling, disability counseling, and financial advising, students should contact the SRJC Veterans Affairs office directly at (707) 527-4326.
  • SRJC's return policy for tuition assistance funds aligns with rules for returned/unearned student aid as required under section 484B of the Department of Education Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1091b). For more information, refer to financial aid.
  • For information on the accrediting agencies for various SRJC academic programs, please see the table below.


Program Accrediting Agencies




Associate Degree Nursing

Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)

Completion of program satisfies BRN requirements and qualifies student to take the NCLEX-RN exam.


Dental Hygiene

Commission on Dental Accreditation, American Dental Association (CODA) and Dental Hygiene Board of California (DHBC)

Completion of program qualifies student to sit for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination and the California Dental Hygiene Board Examination.


Nurse Assistant

California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

Completion of program qualifies student to take the State Certification exam.


Radiologic Technology

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) and California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

Completion of program qualifies student to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and the California State Department of Public Health - Radiologic Health Branch exams.

Basic Police Academy

CA Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)

Completion of program satisfies POST requirements.

Firefighter Academy

CA State Fire Training and CA State Fire Board

Following: Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) standards and National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) guidelines

Completion of program satisfies CA State Fire Training and CA State Fire Board requirements.


Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) and Standards and Training for Corrections (STC)

Completion of program satisfies BSCC and STC requirements.


Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) California State approval by Coastal Valleys EMS Agency

Completion of program satisfies CAAHEP requirements.

Automotive Technology

Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Education Foundation

Completion of program prepares students to sit for the ASE exams.