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Location & Office Hours

Fine Arts (FA), 300
Monday &Thursday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm Tuesday & Wednesday
9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday Hours:
Lizbeth Martinez
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
(SSB 350)

West Veterans Club

Day: Wednesdays
Time: 2:30-3:30 pm
Location: SSB 350

Veterans Checklist

Contact Information

Bill McKillian
Veterans Benefits Advisor
(310) 287-4370
Tamara Jones-Jamison
Veterans Academic Counselor
(310) 287-4247
Lizbeth Martinez
Veteran Student Services
(310) 287-4399
Francine Sanz
Veteran Finacial Aid Technician 
(310) 287-4413



Veteran Services Support Center Opens Sept 21

Thanks to a generous donation from the Senev Family Trust and in partnership with Serene Haven, West will house a new veterans services center...learn more





Welcome Home Veterans and
Thank You for Your Service

Welcome to West Los Angeles College.  The Office of Veterans Affairs at West Los Angeles College is located in the Fine Arts Building on the 3rd Floor (FA 300). YES, we have implemented the President's Executive Order 13607. We are here to provide you with the following services:

  • Guidance for veteran students and dependents to ensure that they are certified for veterans benefits.
  • Advice for veterans concerning Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) requirements for maintaining satisfactory pursuit of courses leading towards a degree or certificate.
  • The provision of counseling on the curriculum for each student to ensure that the courses selected are consistent with DVA regulations and directly related to the requirements specified for a certificate or degree.
  • The administration of a tutorial reimbursement program for all qualified veterans and dependants enrolled at West.
  • The provision of the enrollment verification necessary to demonstrate eligibility for job opportunities through the DVA Work Study Program.

Educational Benefits

The Post 9-11 GI Bill is a new benefit providing educational assistance to individuals who have served on active duty on or after September 11, 2001.  Please download a Department of Veterans Affairs fact sheet to learn more.  In addition to the Post-911 GI Bill, there are a variety of other educational benefit programs for veterans.  To learn which program might be best for you, please visit


Questions about your educational benefits?

Eligibility for DVA education benefits rests solely with the DVA.  To contact the DVA for questions about eligibility, please call 1-888-442-4551 or visit the DVA at


Helping Veterans & Their Families Live Successful, Healthy Lives

The Soldiers Project:
FREE Confidential Psychological Counseling

Other Resources