Veterans Services at College of San Mateo - Overview
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Veterans Services

Overview

CSM is dedicated to making sure that all veterans, reservists, active duty members and their family members receive the well-deserved respect and benefits they have earned.

Veterans Resource & Opportunity Center (VROC)

We can assist you in starting, continuing or resuming your education. We have experience and knowledge of the Post-9/11 GIB, MGIB-SR, Voc Rehab, CalVet Fee Waiver, VA Work Study, GI Bill® Payment Rates and Post-9/11 BAH rates. We can help you navigate through the VA system as well as connect you to your local county veteran services office.

Mission

To provide all student veterans and their families a college experience with inspiration and purpose.

Vision

To develop remarkable student veterans who will be inspired to build on their education through leadership roles, social entrepreneurship and life long education.

Core Values

Veterans Core Values

Services and Amenities

When you are in VROC you can expect to be in your comfort zone among other veterans, service members and their families. You will be able to learn more about our local community resources, job opportunities, on-campus resources, scholarships, transfer college information and even internship opportunities. We also offer a lounge, computer access, free printing, coffee and light snacks. Stop by Central Hall, Building 16, Room 150 to find out more today!

Contact Us


Veterans Resource & Opportunity Center (VROC)
Central Hall Building 16, Room 150
(650) 574-6675
csmvets@smccd.edu

To better serve our students, the best way to contact us is though email. Please leave us a detailed message, including your name, student ID#, contact information and details regarding your inquiry.

Summer 2022 Hours
Day Time Modality
Monday 7:30 am – 5:30 pm In Person
Tuesday 7:30 am – 5:30 pm In Person
Wednesday 7:30 am – 5:30 pm In Person
Thursday 7:30 am – 5:30 pm In Person
Friday Closed  

Spring 2022 Resident vs. Distant Courses for Veterans:

For those eligible for and wishing to certify VA Educational Benefits: Reference this list to differentiate Resident vs. Distant Courses for Spring 2022 certification purposes (view the RDH column for details).

Check WebSchedule for course meeting requirements including any online meeting dates/times and additional course information.

Consult your Certifying Official with any questions about course modality and certification of VA Educational Benefits.

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy/Return to Campus

For those eligible for and wishing to certify VA Educational Benefits:
  • Please review the links below which contain updates regarding vaccination and facial covering requirements, facilities sanitation and ventilation.
  • Eligible students using VA Education Benefits may be impacted if they are not enrolled in at least one Resident* course.
  • Consult your School Certifying Official with any questions about course modality and certification of VA Educational Benefits.