SMC Veterans

Welcome to the Veterans' Resource Center (VRC) at Santa Monica College, serving veterans entering college for the first time or returning to college to further their education.

The center acts as a liaison with the Veterans Administration to verify enrollment for students claiming benefits under the G.I. Bill or the Veterans’ Vocational Rehabilitation Program. We can also assist the veteran with referrals to various veteran-serving programs in the West Los Angeles area.


The VRC will be CLOSED in observance of holidaysa and flex days:

Flex Days - Friday, March 2, Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Cesar Chavez - Monday, April 9, 2018

Memorial Day - Monday, May 28, 2018

Independence Day - Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Normal Business Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8am - 4pm 

Friday8am - 1pm


Students can be seen on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

No appointments can be made during enrollment. ​Appointments can be made beginning the third week after the start of fall or spring semesters. Check in with the VRC for wait times.


General Questions: (310) 434-8205
Counseling QuestionsVRC Academic Counselor Elaine Morton:


Liberal Arts Building, Room 135 (Map #48)
1900 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405


SMC Foundation - Veterans Resource Center

Veterans Resource Center