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Welcome to Veterans Education & Transition Services (VETS) at GWC

VETS Mission Statement
Golden West College is dedicated to providing veterans the support they need to make a seamless transition from their military service to their personal commitment to themselves, their families, and their communities through a college education.

We commit ourselves to helping veterans build a solid foundation for their future through a veteran-friendly campus environment.
Golden West College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

The college is approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education for the training of veterans seeking benefits under state and federal regulations.  In addition, Golden West College has agreed to Executive Order 13607 "Principles of Excellence for Educational Institutions Serving Service Members, Veterans, Spouses, and Other Family Members." 

VETS @ GWC includes the following resources, programs and support for veterans, active duty, and dependents using VA educational benefits:

Veteran Enrollment Services – Located in the Enrollment Center Building (4).

Veterans Resource Center – Located south of the quad in the Business Building (3) Room 104

Student Veterans Organization – Active Veterans Club through ASGWC. For information about meetings, contact Michael Carrizo, VSO Club Advisor

The Veterans Taskforce @ GWC is committed to the support and success of veteran students and meets monthly. The GWC Veterans Task Force is an open membership opportunity for anyone--staff, faculty, administration, or student-- who is passionate about collaborating to make a difference in the opportunities, services and success for GWC Veterans.

For further information, please contact us at or visit us at any of our VETS locations.