MSJC Veterans Center Grand Opening November 8

October 15, 2012
The free event will be on the Menifee Valley Campus
Mt. San Jacinto College is holding a grand opening of its new Veterans Resource Center (VRC) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on November 8 at the Menifee Valley Campus, 28237 La Piedra Rd. Menifee, CA 92584
The event, which is free open to public, will include local military organization and association vendors, military recruiters and ROTC detachments. The grand opening ceremony will be held 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. A free lunch will be provided to veterans.  
The new VRC is located in Room 1017 at the MVC Campus and will include:
  • An In-house dedicated Veterans Counselor
  • A Full-time dedicated School Certifying Official
  • VA Student Workers as assisting employees who will provide:
    • Free Veteran to Veteran Tutoring
    • Free Veteran to Veteran College Mentoring
    • Free One to One GI Bill Informational Sessions
  • Free computer, fax, copy, and printing for student use
  • A lounge area with sofas and matching tables, a flat screen TV, a DVD player, a coffee maker, and a microwave
  • A Foosball Table
  • A conference / study area for meetings and tutoring

MSJC serves more than 800 veterans district wide

  • At MVC the number is around 500
    • NOTE: The stated numbers above account for only Veterans who are obtaining benefits.

The VRC will provide a central location designated strictly for Veterans and their student life needs:

  • Counseling
  • GI bill benefits
  • Resources
  • Student Support Services, or
  • A place for pure camaraderie
The VRC will ultimately accommodate the influx of Veterans, past or present, through a seamless and supportive transition into college life.
For more information contact Hyman Alvia, MSJC veterans counselor, at 951-639-5262 or visit