Veterans Freedom Center

​​​​​​​​​Welcome to Veterans Freedom Center! ​​


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​Our school is approved to enroll veterans by the Council for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education. Eligible veterans may receive benefits while pursuing a college deg​ree​ or certificate.

To receive Veterans Benefits, all Veteran Students are required to have an Educational Plan (Ed Plan) created and approved by a Veterans Counselor (per Veterans Administration Policy).

Effective, January 1, 2008 members of the armed forces in active duty and former members separated from active duty within the last two years, are granted priority registration, along with EOP&S students and students with disabilities.

Veteran​ Students Eligible for AB13 (VACA) Non-Resident Tuition Exemption IF

  • Physically in California
  • Within 3 years of discharge date
  • Active duty of at least 90 days
  • Spouse/child of eligible  member who transferred benefits
  • Eligible to use one of the following
  • "John David Fry" scholarship
  • Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty​
  • Post 9/11 GI Bill (Chapters 30 or 33)
  • May continue to benefit after 3 years of discharge is up if student is continuously enrolled

​​​New, Returning, and Transfer​ Students:

To take advantage of your Veteran​s Education Benefits, initiate your Veterans Benefit by following the Veterans Benefit Certification Instructions. ​​

​Continuing Veteran Students (enrolled at EVC last semester) Procedure:


  1. Follow your Ed Plan - take classes that had been approved by the Veterans​​ Counselor.
  2. Complete Class Certification Form each semester you are taking classes at EVC and submit it in accordance with your approved education plan to the Office of Admissions & Records.​​


Veteran Dependent Students Procedure:

Please follow the steps in Veterans Benefit Certification Instructions ​​ EXCEPT Step #4(A) - the DD-214- the Proof of Service  is not required.​

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