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Veterans Services

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Merced College Veterans Resource Center
located in the Merced College Student Union Building

Monday through Friday

Wednesday extended hours
   Aug 20, 2014
   Oct 8 through Dec 10, 2014






(Hours may vary)


8:00am-10:00am, 11:00am-1:30pm & 3:00pm-7:00pm


Multiple Services will be offered in ONE location:

Veterans Certifying Official
Computers and Assistive Technology
Resource Library

Veterans Counselors
Veterans Representatives
Networking Opportunities


Welcome Veteran Students:

Merced College welcomes veterans wishing to further their education and encourages them to seek assistance through the Merced College Veterans Resource Center located in the Student Union Building. Staff are available to provide the paperwork and information necessary to establish eligibility. Veterans are also supplied with information about other campus resources and local agencies services.  Department of Veterans Affairs encourages all new and returning veterans to contact them directly at or (888) 442-4551 for questions about veteran’s benefits and payments.  
Academic counselors specializing in Veterans services are available to provide educational and career planning.   Veterans Counseling is provided in the Veterans Resource Center located in the Student Union Building Tuesday thru Thursday. General counseling services are provided on the second floor of the Lesher Student Services Center, next to Admissions. Class registration information can be found in the “Schedule of Classes” booklet printed each semester or on the Merced College website
Veterans with disabilities can receive assistance from the College’s Disabled Student Services program. Call 209-384-6155 or visit the Disabled Student Services website at for information about available services.
Personal Counseling is available through the Merced College Student Health Services Office.  Call 209-384-6045 or visit our Student Health website at for information about personal counseling services.
Additional information may be obtained by calling the Veterans Certifying Official at 209-384-6113.

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Merced College Veterans Resource Center
Student Union Building, Room 107

3600 M Street
Merced, CA 95348
(209) 384-6113

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Terina Davis
Dept of Veterans Affairs Certifying Official for Merced College
(209) 384-6113

Diane Spork
Transcript Evaluator


Kurt Piland
Veterans Counselor


Michelle Gilardi
Veterans Counselor
(209)381-6437 Los Banos

Anthony Lewis
Veterans Counselor

Local Veterans Resource:

Merced County Veterans Services Office

P.O. Box 112

3376 North Hwy 59, Suite D

Merced, CA  95341

Telephone: (209) 385-7588

Office Hours:  Mon-Fri    8:00am-5:oopm

  (Veteran Dependents apply for the California Fee Waiver at this office)

Updated 08/26/2014 by Webmaster