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OFFICE LOCATION  & HOURS

Student Services Bldg. Mosaic Center, 2nd Floor

veteransinfo@lavc.edu

All services are virtual and available by appointment or through the Veterans Services Lobby:

Mon- Thu   9am - 7 pm
Friday         8am - 1pm

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Continuing Students

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CONTINUING STUDENTS CERTIFICATION REQUEST

VA Certification is not processed automatically. Students wishing to receive certification must submit a request for every semester they would like to receive benefits.


Please remember the following prior to submitting your certification request: 

  • You must meet with the veterans counselor EVERY semester prior to submitting your certification request 

  • It is the student's responsibility to enroll in classes indicated on the Student Educational Plan (SEP) Therefore, prior submitting a certification request, you must verify that all courses are on your (SEP) 

  • If the class includes lecture and laboratory, list the lecture information only 

  • Courses taken at another institution must be entered on the request 

  • Do not include classes that are wait-listed.  Once you are officially enrolled, you may update your certification by clicking on “Enrollment Changes” in (Canvas > LAVC Veterans > Enrollment Changes) 

  • Any changes to the initial certification (add, drop, exclusion, section changes, guest schools, etc.) must be submitted as an enrollment change. To access Canvas, go online to your LACCD student portal > Canvas > LAVC Veterans > Enrollment Changes.


TO SUBMIT YOUR CERTIFICATION REQUEST, PLEASE GO ONLINE TO CANVAS 

To access Canvas, go online to your LACCD student portal > Canvas > LAVC Veterans > Certification Request


IMPORTANT: 

  • Late start classes not submitted in the initial request, must be submitted as an Enrollment Change

  • Summer sessions must be submitted in one certification request

  • Winter and Summer Full-time unit requirement: 

    • 5-week = 4 units 

    • 8-wk = 6 units 

  • CHAPTERS 31/33 ONLY: 

    • To prevent BAH Reduction: Enroll in at least one course listed with a designated day and time of meeting (i.e. TTh 8am-10:50am)  

    • Students must be enrolled in courses full-time to receive full BAH  

    • Students must be enrolled in at least 7+ units to receive partial/prorated BAH