Veterans Resource Center - Veterans Affairs Office

Man dressed right half in soldier's uniform carrying helmet and left half in casual wear carrying three large books.

Ohlone Student Veterans - Boots to Books - Your Pathway to Success.MF'16 - Military Friendly School.

 

 

Important Update:

Because of COVID-19, BOTH CAMPUSES ARE CLOSED (Fremont and the Newark campuses) until further notice.

Although the VRC is closed VRC Staff is here to support you and we are able to provide complete support services during the campus closure

Current Students: To schedule an appointment with a VRC Staff member please email us at dvejar1@ohlone.edu (include your name, student ID# and how we can help you).

Communication, appointments, and referrals will be done remotely. You will be given the option of Video Chat via Zoom or Phone appointment.

New Students

Are you a veteran returning to school? Or are you a student veteran transferring to Ohlone?

Are you an Ohlone student veteran that just heard about the VRC?

If you answered yes to any of these questions let’s connect for an online or phone meeting.

We want to get to know exactly how we can help you. Email: [dvejar1@ohlone.edu]

Ohlone student veterans now have a place to:

  • Help ease the transition from military to civilian to school with support from fellow veterans
  • Create camaraderie
  • Access campus resources
  • Access VA educational and health resources
  • Participate in veteran-centered activities
  • Have a place to study, on their own or in a group setting
  • Grab a free snack, hot coffee, or cold drink
  • Use a computer lab with free B/W printing services
  • Schedule academic counseling appointments
  • Socialize with other veteran students

as part of their successful educational journey.

Student Accessibility Services for Veteran Students

Please visit the SAS main page to learn more about the services our SAS Department has available to student veterans with disabilities.

Hours, Telephone, and Location

BOTH CAMPUSES ARE CLOSED

[While Alameda County is under a shelter in place order we are available by email during normal operating hours.]

  • Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 1:30pm
  • Saturday, Sunday, Holidays: Closed
  • (510) 659-6299
  • Room HH-216, Hyman Hall, second floor, Fremont campus

You can also connect with us on social media.

https://www.facebook.com/OhloneCollegeVeteransResourceCenter/

https://www.instagram.com/ohlonecollegeveterancenter/

Contact Information

Don Carlos Gainey Vejar
Student Services Assistant

 

VRC Resource Partnerships

We are connected to a great many resources. Make sure to call or email us to for help with a specific need, and we will do our best to help.

Below are the websites of some of the organizations we work closest with.

https://www.calvet.ca.gov/

https://www.va.gov/

https://www.paloalto.va.gov/

https://www.legion.org/

https://operationsurf.org/

https://www.ebparks.org/default.htm

 

Photos from the Veterans Resource Center Opening Ceremony