Veterans Resource Center
SUPPORT. LEARNING. CAMARADERIE.
The Veterans Resource Center (VRC) is the heart of Cuesta College’s veteran community and serves as a one stop service area for academic support and a gathering place for veterans to connect with each other. All active duty military, veterans, reservists, and dependents of veterans from all branches of service are welcome and can expect to receive professional, courteous, and compassionate support as they pursue their educational goals.
Due to COVID-19, the Cuesta College Veterans Resource Center is Closed BUT we are here for YOU remotely!
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm
(unavailable on Fridays 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM due to staff meetings and trainings).
Questions: Call (805) 546-3142 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
- Staffed primarily by student veterans and a Veteran Certifying Official
- Assistance in expediting access to GI Bill funding
- Priority registration for veteran students
- VA Certification
- Dedicated academic counselor
- Financial Aid application assistance
- Group math tutoring
- Free health and wellness counseling
- Access to adaptive software (Kurzweil software available)
- Access to computers, printer, copy and fax machines
- School supplies
- Community resources
- Opportunity to work with other veterans
- Comfortable and veteran-friendly environment
- Food pantry
- Free coffee
Haven't filed the FAFSA or California Dream Act Application?
Missed the March 2nd deadline? It's not too late!
You can still apply for federal and state financial aid for the 2021-2022 academic year. We are offering three virtual workshops to assist you in completing your application.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
4pm – 6pm
Thursday, May 6, 2021
Out of the darkness virtual campus walk
April 24, 2021 | 10:00 AM | Location of your choice!
Cuesta College Student Health Center and County of SLO Behavioral Health are partnering to promote participation in the Greater Los Angeles & Central Coast Chapter for the Out of the Darkness Virtual Campus Walk in a day of action on April 24th. It is important now, more than ever, to bring light to the conversations of suicide prevention and mental health support. By registering, you are showing support for survivors, students at risk, and those who have been affected by suicide.
Students and employees are welcome to participate!
Click here for free registration.
After registering for the virtual walk event, click here to complete the “Participant bag form” to receive your well-being bag.
The Cougar Food Pantry is available Monday - Friday,
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on both campuses:
- SLO Campus: Library Building, 3200
- North Count y Campus: Cuesta College Police
Dept, N1021, Campus Center 1st floor - please call
(805) 546-3205 for assistance
Cougar Food Pantry Emergency Food Grant Request
The Cougar Pantry is able to provide students with emergency food purchasing abilities, regardless of where they live. The purpose is to provide students with e-card access to local grocery store.
Click on the following link to request a food grant:
Emergency Food Grant Request Form