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Las Positas College Student Veterans.

College Fee Waiver for Veterans' Dependents Program

The dependent child, spouse or unmarried surviving spouses of a service connected disabled or deceased veteran may be entitled to tuition and fee waiver benefits at any campus of the California State University system, University of California or a California Community College. To obtain eligibility requirements and assistance in applying for these valuable benefits, please contact your local County Veterans Service Office, your school's veterans office, or call California Department of Veterans Affairs at (916) 503-8397.

Benefits

Waiver of mandatory systemwide tuition and fees at any State of California Community College, California State University or University of California campus.

Who May Be Eligible

  • Plan A: The spouse, child (under the age of 27) or unmarried surviving spouse of a veteran who is totally service-connected disabled, or who has died of service-connected causes may qualify.
  • Plan B: The child of a veteran who has a permanent service-connected disability. The child's income and value of support provided by a parent cannot exceed the national poverty level.

*Note that all students must meet California residency requirements.

Items Needed

DEPENDENT

1. College Tuition Fee Waiver for VA Dependents

2. 2014/2015 BOGW application

3. Copy of student's birth certificate

4. Copy of student's IRS 1040 income tax return for the previous year end (if student did not file a dd214, then must submit parent(s) previous year 1040 with student's name and social security number (only first page))

5. Copy of the Veteran's service-connected disability percentage rating letter from VA.

SPOUSE

1. College Tuition Fee Waiver for VA Dependents

2. 2014/2015 BOGW application

3. Copy of student's marriage certificate

4. Copy of student's IRS 1040 income tax return for the previous year end

5. Copy of the Veteran's service-connected disability percentage rating letter from VA.

Where to Apply

Contact your local County Veterans Service Office (located in the county government section of your telephone book or at www.cacvso.org ) to obtain an application, information and to apply for benefits under this program. Additional information http://www.cdva.ca.gov/VetService/Waivers.aspx

You may be also download an application form to fill it out. (This form requires the Adobe Acrobat reader, which can be downloaded from Adobe.) When the form is completed, contact your nearest County Veterans Service Office to find out where to submit the application.

Steps

1. Complete College Tuition Fee Waiver for VA Dependents form and send to your County Veterans Service Office for approval. (* see additional items needed below)

*For dependent, must include copy of student's birth certificate, copy of student's IRS 1040 income tax return for the previous year end (if student did not file a dd214, then must submit parent(s) previous year 1040 with student's name and social security number (only first page)), and the Veteran's service-connected disability percentage rating letter from VA.

*For spouse, must include copy of student's marriage certificate, copy of student's IRS 1040 income tax return for the previous year end, and the Veteran's service-connected disability percentage rating letter from VA.

2. Once an approval letter has been received, complete a 2014/2015 BOGW application (attach both together) and submit them both to the Las Positas Veterans First Office in Bldg 1000.

A new application must be done each year. Be sure a parent and the student's signature is on the BOGW application.

You may want to let the Las Positas College Veterans First Office know that you have applied, especially if there is a (drop classes due to outstanding fees deadline) coming up. When in doubt contact the LPC Veterans First Office. 925. 424-1571.

 

Las Positas Veterans First Program
Veterans Office
New Offices/New Veterans Resource Center:
BLDG 1310
(near old office)

Tel: 925.424.1571/1572
Fax: 925.424-1574

Office Hours

CLOSED: DECEMBER 22 - JANUARY 4, 2015

WINTER BREAK HOURS

Mon: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Tues: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wed: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thurs: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Fri: 9:00am to Noon

SPRING 2015

Mon: 9:00am to 6:00pm
Tues: 9:00am to 6:00pm
Wed: 9:00am to 6:00pm
Thurs: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Fri: 9:00am to Noon

 

Veterans Resource Center Hours

CLOSED: DECEMBER 22 - JANUARY 4, 2015

WINTER BREAK HOURS

Mon: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Tues: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wed: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thurs: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Fri: CLOSED

SPRING 2015

Mon: 9:00am to 7:00pm
Tues: 9:00am to 7:00pm
Wed: 9:00am to 7:00pm
Thurs: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Fri: 9:00am to Noon

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events
Veterans Calendar

Contact Us

Todd Steffan
TSteffan@laspositascollege.edu

Veterans First Coordinator
925.424.1571/1572
Office: 1314

 

Support the Veterans First Program

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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