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Veteran/Dependent Counseling

OCC is fortunate to have a designated counselor for our veteran & dependent students who has a thorough understanding of the academic progress needed to fulfill your certificate or degree requirements, in addition to the impact that your course selection will have on your benefits. All students who are utilizing G.I. Bill Education benefits are required to meet with this counselor for any changes to their Student Education Plans. While students who are not utilizing benefits are not required to meet with our veteran counselor, all military connected students are welcome to take advantage of this service.

 

OCC's Veteran Counselor is offering Virtual services (both via phone and video conference) during campus closures due to COVID-19.


To book an appointment, please click below and complete the following form:


*VIRTUAL* WALK IN HOURS:
If walk-in hours are available, they will be posted here in the morning for that day. Please limit walk-ins to quick questions.

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​LOCATION:

Watson Hall, 1st Floor

(available by appointment only)

During COVID-19 closure, appointments will be via phone or virtual.

 

HOURS:

8:00am-3:30pm, Monday - Thursday

8:00am-12:00pm, Friday

Hours vary weekly. Please contact Veterans Services to confirm the current week's schedule


Alex Rojas

Veteran Counselor

714-432-6883 (For Scheduled Appointments Only)

arojas33@occ.cccd.edu

Note: Email inquiries should not be made for time sensitive issues. If your question or concern is urgent, please schedule an appointment through Veterans Services.