Las Positas College Student Veterans.

Veterans First Mission & Goals


THE LAS POSITAS VETERANS FIRST OFFICE provides support services to those who have served, currently serving in the armed forces, and also dependents and spouse of Veterans. We are primarily responsible for administration of veterans educational benefits programs. In addition, we provide other resources and contacts, such as career planning, financial aid, transition counseling services, and other needed services for our returning Veterans. We encourage Veterans attending LPC to contact our office in person, by phone, or by e-mail with any questions you may have pertaining to your education, or any of your VA Educational Benefits. We can and will assist you with the application and certification of your VA benefits at Las Positas College. Our goal is to provide you the Veteran with services and resources that will help you achieve your educational goals.


  • Assist you with a successful transition from Military to College.
  • Provide clear and adequate information regarding the GI-Bill benefits process.
  • Ensure required documentation and certifications of benefits are
    processed in a timely manner.
  • Inform you about all benefits and resources available.
  • Build a partnership between LPC Veterans First Program, Community Veteran Organizations and Services, and you.
  • Educate the college and community about the need for resources and assistance for you  transitioning from military to college.


  • Veterans Resource Center ;
  • Priority registration for ALL Veterans;
  • GI Bill Application and Certification of GI Benefits;
  • Various scholarships such as LPC Veterans First Scholarships;
  • Operation Gateway: A Veteran’s Transition to Success;
  • Las Positas College Veterans Book Program;
  • Veterans Resource Center – A place to relax, study, or hang out with other Veterans;
  • Veteran Mentorship Program;
  • Job Links: Links and network of full time and part time jobs;
  • Student positions on campus through both federal and VA Workstudy programs;
  • Connection with the Las Positas College Student Veterans Organization;
  • California State Fee Waiver program for spouses and dependents of Veterans
  • Arranging a consultation with an academic counselor who will help you develop an individual education plan;
  • Information about financial aid and how to apply for financial aid;
  • Disability accommodations information as needed;
  • Connection with VA Health Centers and Services;
  • On-campus events and workshops

Office Location

Building 1310

LPC Veterans First Coordinator: Todd Steffan
(925) 424-1571

Our Motto: Veterans First, Saluting those Who Served

Contact Information
Phone: 925-424-1571/1572



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Las Positas Veterans First Program
Veterans Office
Veterans Resource Center
BLDG 1310
(next to the flag pole and book store)

Tel: 925.424.1570/1572
Fax: 925.424-1574

Veterans Office Hours and
Veterans Resource Center Hours


MON: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
TUES.: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
WED.: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
THURS.: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
FRI.: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Contact Us

Veterans First Office
Office: 1314

Todd Steffan
Veterans First Coordinator

Maggie Alvarez
Veterans Specialist/VA Certifying Official

Jose Calderon
Veterans Counselor

Gilberto Victoria
Veterans Counselor



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Additional Contact Information

Additional VA Contact Information


Las Positas College Foundation - A major supporter of the LPC Veterans First Program
A Supporter of the LPC Veterans First Program






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