Welcome Student Veterans & Dependents!
Lower Columbia College has a nationally recognized Veterans' Program. We are here to support you and help make your experience at Lower Columbia College a success.
Lower Columbia College has been designated as a Military Friendly School on the basis of its educational programs, support services and financial assistance dedicated to helping veterans and members of the military succeed in their college goals.
The ranking by GI Jobs goes to just the top 15% of colleges in the nation that meet this criteria.
Stop by Veteran's Corner
Located Upstairs in the Student Center, hours: M-F 10 am - 4 pm.
USMC Veteran and Vet Corps Representative Bryan Bales will be happy to assist you. It's a great place for veterans to obtain assistance, relax, study and meet other Veterans. Stay tuned for a grand opening!
LCC participates in the following VA educational programs
About Veterans' Services
LCC programs are approved for VA educational benefits by the Higher Education Coordinating Board.
The college offers approved educational programs to eligible veterans and eligible dependents of deceased or totally disabled veterans under Title 38 and Title 10, U.S. Code.
LCC staff provide assistance with completing the process to apply for college funds, veteran's health benefits and other college services.
Resident veterans who served, or who provided direct support to American soldiers, in a combat zone may also qualify for special tuition rates and other financial aid.
Veterans planning to enroll at LCC are encouraged to familiarize themselves with available VA Education Benefits at gibill.va.gov.
Instructions for Veterans
Instructions for Veteran Dependents
Join Veterans Voices
If you are a veteran who has served in the Armed Forces and are attending Lower Columbia College, you are invited to join Veterans' Voices.
- We Can't Wait: Obama Administration Announces New Initiatives to Get Veterans Back to Work, The White House Blog, November 7, 2011
- Obama to Promote Ways for Veterans to Find Work, Associate Press, November 7, 2011
- Local veterans reflect on lessons from 9/11, war on terror, The Daily News, September 10, 2011
- Recession spurs sharp increase in veterans going to college, Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, May 20, 2010
- Student veterans find strength in numbers at LCC, The Daily News, January 30, 2010
For assistance with Veterans' Services feel free to contact
- Veterans' Outreach
Special Populations Coordinator
Program Coordinator, Financial Aid
Vet Corps Representative
Catalogs - get full class descriptions
Class Schedule - see what classes are currently being offered.
Career Center - explore career options through assessments, research, workshops, counseling and various career resources.
Counseling - discover your passion, create a plan to make the career of your dreams a reality, set realistic timelines based on your busy life, and learn how to deal with stressors.
Degrees and Certificates - degree and certificate programs designed to prepare students for advanced studies, or to move directly into the workforce.
Fields of Study - train for a career in a high-demand field, complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree, obtain a certificate, or take classes for personal enrichment.
Financial Aid - important dates and deadlines
Placement Test - information about skills assessment before registering for classes.
Transfer Center - learn how you can save time and money with a transfer degree.