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Flex Day
No classes Oct. 13, 2021
Veterans Day Holiday
No classes Nov. 12, 2021
Thanksgiving Holiday
No classes Nov. 25-28, 2021
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Veterans Services


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.


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


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

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.
Fall 2021 Hours
Monday VROC Office Open 8 am - 4 pm
Tuesday VROC Office Open 8 am - 4 pm
Wednesday VROC Office Open 8 am - 4 pm
Thursday Remote 8 am - 4 pm
Friday Remote 8 am - 1 pm

Resident vs. Distant Courses for Veterans

For those eligible for and wishing to certify VA Educational Benefits:
  • Reference these lists to differentiate Resident vs. Distant Courses for Spring, Summer and Fall 2021 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 School Certifying Official with any questions about course modality and certification of VA Educational Benefits.