CCSF is currently operating on a remote basis and buildings are not accessible at this time. During this time, Student Affairs are modifying services to be able to continue to support you remotely. For college wide updates, please read COVID-19 Updates and Plans to Return to Campus. Visit the CCSF Virtual Campus to find information about our remote services.

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Support for CCSF Veterans

The Veterans Services include the Veterans Educational Transition Services (VETS) Office and the Veterans Resource Center (VRC), located in Cloud Hall, Rooms 332 &333 on the Ocean Campus. Services include veterans academic counseling, certification of VA GI Bill®* (educational/ vocational benefits), and special events and activities for veterans.  The Veterans Services partner with the San Francisco Veteran Affairs Health Care System’s Student Veteran Health Program to offer assistance with enrollment in VA health care as well as regular mental health and social work services on the Ocean Campus.

* Reminder: all student veterans or dependent using their VA Education benefits will need to submit a Request for Certification EACH semester. 

* If you did not submit your Request for Certification in December, be prepared to potentially be paid by March 1, 2021. You will receive your BAH/MAH back pay from the date(s) your classes start.

V.E.T.S Office Virtual Help Counter (VHC) Hours

Monday - Thursday

No VHC on Fridays

0800 - 1100 & 1400 - 1600

Zoom Toll free number (if unable to get into the zoom, please use the toll-free number and enter meeting ID)

Zoom Phone Number: 1-669-900-6833

Zoom Meeting ID: 990 5319 6123

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Veterans Academic Counseling Hours for Spring 2021

Veterans Academic Counselors are available during the following hours. If you have been added as a Drop-In for the month of January or are scheduled an appointment after January, you will be contacted by one of our Veteran Counselors via a blocked/unknown phone call. Please adjust your IOS or Android settings to allow for these calls to come through.

Regular Veterans Counseling Spring 2021 Hours

Start January 19, 2021

Monday - Thursday: 0800 - 1600

Friday: 0800 - 1200

Dates & Times are subject to change without prior notification

Please check this site regularly for updates

How to Title Documents You Submit to the V.E.T.S Office

When submitting any documents to our office, you MUST use the following format to name each individual document before submitting:

  • First Name, Last Name, CCSF Student ID, Document Name

  • EX: Smuckatelli, Joe WA0000000, DD-214

  • EX: Smith, Michael, @00000000, COE

Services We Offer

  • At the Veterans Services Department, veterans can:

  • Receive general information about using veterans educational benefits at CCSF

  • Meet with a Veteran Academic Counselor for education and career planning assistance (required if using VA educational or vocational benefits)

  • Speak with a Certifying Official (who processes VA educational/vocational benefits)

  • Speak with a VA social worker from our SFVA Student Veteran Health Program 

    • Bridget Leach, LCSW (415-200-6933) & Kathleen Mink, LCSW (415-254-6842)

    • Enroll in VA health care

    • Find out about local VA medical, mental health & other CCSF & community resources

    • Schedule SFVA medical, mental health and some other specialty appointments

    • Receive information or referrals to programs such as Disabled Students Programs & Services (DSPS) at CCSF (for testing or other class accommodations for veterans with disabilities)

  • An opportunity to participate in the VA Work-Study program

  • Hear from guest speakers during at from the community and campus resources

  • Speak with other CCSF student veterans

  • Study, eat or hang out in the Veterans Resource Center (VRC) 

*GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by the VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

Tips & Reminders
Student Enrollment Checklist
Early completion of the New Student Enrollment Process will help ensure a more timely payment of VA educational benefits. You will find the Checklist for new, returning and continuing, student veterans at the link below.
Priority Registration
Veterans are listed under the 1st Priority Group - Priority Registration is generally available to Veterans about 2 - 4 months prior to the first day of school. Contact the VETS Office to confirm your priority registration status at 415-239-3486.
Qualifications for Veterans out of state waiver
Important: Out of State Fees
If you enroll at CCSF within 3 years of your discharge date by the first day of the semester and maintain continuous enrollment, you might be eligible for the out-of-state fee waiver at CCSF. For any further questions regarding out-of-state fee waiver, please contact the Veterans Services at 415-239-3486.

Note: VA benefits does NOT pay out of state fees.
Important: In person housing allowance Qualification.
Must be registered in a minimum of one in person/remote/residence/hybrid course.
Class must be described in class schedule/catalog originally in person to qualify.
If you register for ALL class/course originally define online, you will be getting the online rate of $894.50 per month.
Note:
Courses originally define Hybrid are accepted for in person.
SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS
(SAP) STANDARDS
What is Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)?
Satisfactory Academic Progress standards are broken down into two standards: Qualitative and Quantitative. The Qualitative Standard is a Grade Point Average (GPA) requirement, while the Quantitative Standards are a Completion Rate requirement and a Maximum Time Frame (MTF) requirement.

GPA: Maintain a Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or Higher
- Once grades post at the end of the semester, the overall GPA is used calculated. A, B, C, D, and F grades will be used in the calculation. P/NP (Pass/No Pass) grades and transferred coursework will not be used in the calculation.
Completion Rate: Complete 67% of All Attempted Units
- A, B, C, D, F, W, FW (Fail to Withdraw), P, NP, I (Incomplete), RD (Report Delayed), or MW (Military Withdrawal) grades will be used to calculate completion rate. Transfer coursework officially submitted and evaluated by Admission and Records will also be included in the calculation.
- Formula: Total Units Earned ÷ All Units Attempted = Unit Completion Rate

For more information on SAP follow the link below
Military Withdrawal
MW
If you have been Certified for the semester and receive military orders, please contact the Admissions and Records Office (A&R). You will need to Request a Military Withdrawal (MW). You will need to email your request to A&R.
Contact Credit Admissions:

Admission and Records Office
Ocean Campus, MUB 188
admit@ccsf.edu
415-239-3285

Admissions Virtual Help Counter hours:
Monday - Friday
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.