|Fall 2022 Semester:||CSSC Room 125|
|Monday - Thursday:||8 am - 5 pm|
|Friday:||8 am - 12 pm|
Days and hours may be subject to change due to meetings
Cravens Student Services Center Building
1st Floor - East end of building
Veterans Resource Specialist, VA School Certifying Official
South Annex Room 10
Director of TRiO Veterans SSS
We understand that the transition to student life can be personally challenging, yet rewarding. We, along with the entire COD community, are grateful to you and your family members for your service to our country, and are dedicated to providing the services you need to successfully navigate this transition.
Our office is also an informational center to assist you with any questions you may have regarding your veterans’ educational benefits, as well as providing support services to ensure your success at College of the Desert.
One-on-one personalized student assistance
Veterans Academic Counselor
Liaison with all other COD support services
Certification of education benefits for all chapters
Providing academic advising by discussing the curriculum and approving course selection for compliance with DVA regulations
Priority registration for students who have completed the SSSP requirements, are in good standing and have completed fewer than 101 units at COD
Liaison between County, State and Federal Veterans organizations
Opportunity to learn new skills
Support services while you pursue your goals
College of the Desert is approved by the California State Approving Agency to enroll veterans and other eligible persons.