(last updated 9/2/2020 - We will regularly update this page with more information.)
is our goal to keep our students, staff and the community as safe as
possible while providing continued service during this critical time by
limiting exposure to the COVID-19 virus. The Veterans Resource Center (VRC) will
be available to students virtually starting on March 31th via email and
phone. You can reach us virtually via email
or voicemail (714-432-5063). Follow us on instagram @occ_vrc for social media updates. We will br available in-person once campus re-opens.
The Veterans Resource Center (VRC) is located in the Student Center. The center includes both a VRC Office and VRC Lounge, which was opened to provide veteran students with a place to study and connect with other student veterans. The Lounge is open during the summer, fall, and spring semesters.
If you would like to chat virtually with the Veteran Specialist, "Knock on Door" of the online Specialist. If the Specialist is not online, you may leave an offline message or schedule a meeting with them for a later time.
The new Veterans Resource Center (VRC) is located on the 2nd floor of the new Student Union building. It is staffed with personnel who can assist student veterans and military connected students with referrals to various services and programs on/off campus and access to:
Veterans Counselor (Appt will be needed)
On/Off Campus Resource Office (Subject to change)
x10 Computer stations (x9 PCs & x2 Apple Macs)
In addition, the center hosts events to help inform veterans about various external resources available to them. Please visit the Event Calendar for more information.
The 2020-21 Student Equity Program Application is now open. You can apply by filling out the online application form.