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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 We st Los Angeles area.


Winter and Spring 2019 Office Hours 

Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Friday: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Academic Counseling Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Academic Counseling Unavailable Fridays except January 4, February 1 and February 8.
  • Academic Counseling Unavailable Fridays except February 15, June 7  and June 14.​

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.

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Dr. Julie Johns
Available Mondays and Tuesdays: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Phone: (310) 434-8205


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


SMC Foundation - Veterans Resource Center

Veterans Resource Center