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For Students using Chapter 33 please contact:
Veterans Certifying Official
Luz Nunez
(310) 287-4354
For Chapters 30, 1606, 31, 35,and 1607 please contact:
Veterans Certifying Official Colonda Hawkins
(310) 287-4387





Welcome Home Veterans

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

Resources & Forms

Veteran Education Benefits Certification Form

Veteran Handbook

Veteran Intake Form

Veteran's Checklist