Veterans & Military

San Diego Miramar College is approved by the California State Department of Education and is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and College (WASC).

San Diego Miramar College is also approved (under Title 38 U.S. Code) by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education and the Department of Veteran Affairs Regional Office, to train United States active duty military personnel, military veterans, and their eligible dependents.


Using Your VA Benefits

STEPS FOR STUDENTS WHO HAVE NEVER USED VA BENEFITS:

  • Apply for Admission to the college:
    • Students only need to submit one college application to the San Diego Community College District in order to attend classes at Miramar, Mesa and City college.
    • Students who have not been in continuous attendance for 1 year must file a new application for admission. 
Apply Here

 

Please Note: The application has two parts and both are required for successful admission. Once students create a CCCApply Account, they must continue to the college application. The CCID (left photo) is NOT the college student number. Once the college application (right photo) is completed an email will be sent with the student number. Call 619-388-7300 if you do not receive a number within 24 hours.

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  • Apply for VA Benefits:
    • How to navigate the site: Click on the link below > Click Apply > Scroll Down to Education and Training > Click Education Benefits > Read the Directions and click on Find Your Educational Benefits Form

 

VA

 

Please Note: We will collect all of the following forms once the student has registered for classes.

  • Bring a copy of Certificate of Eligibility (CoE) to the campus VA office (processing time 30-45 days). If you have questions about obtaining a CoE please call VA Regional Office - Education 1-888-442-4551.
  • Provide a copy of DD-214 - Member-4
  • Complete the College VA Statement of Understanding Form at the campus VA office.
  • Complete a VA Semester Worksheet at the college VA (K1-207) AFTER you register for classes. A counselor approved worksheet is required each semester. Please allow time to see a counselor to have this approved.
  • See below for Next Steps

 

STEPS FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS WHO HAVE USED VA BENEFITS AT ANOTHER COLLEGE:

  • Apply for Admission to the college: (See above section for step by step)
    • Students only need to submit one college application to the San Diego Community College District in order to attend classes at Miramar, Mesa and City college.
    • Students who have not been in continuous attendance for 1 year must file a new application for admission. 

 

Apply Here

 

Please Note: We will collect all of the following forms once the student has registered for classes.

  • Complete Form 22-1995 or 22-5495 - Change of Training Place or Program by clicking on "Updating my current benefits" under the drop down option.
  • Bring a copy of Certificate of Eligibility (CoE) to the campus VA office (processing time 30-45 days). If you have questions about obtaining a CoE please call VA Regional Office - Education 1-888-442-4551.
  • Provide a copy of DD-214 - Member-4
  • Complete the College VA Statement of Understanding Form at the campus VA office.
  • Complete a VA Semester Worksheet at the college VA (K1-207) AFTER you register for classes. A counselor approved worksheet is required each semester. Please allow time to see a counselor to have this approved.
  • See below for Next Steps.

 


NEXT STEPS FOR ALL VA STUDENTS

  • All previous college and military transcripts are required to be on file AND evaluated in order to be certified for future semesters. The processing and evaluation process for transcripts takes up to 75 days. Students should submit these as early as possible. Please see Transcripts for more information. If they are need to clear prerequisites, they can be hand carried to Counseling (K1-203) but they must remain sealed. 619-388-7840

Transcripts should be submitted to the SDCCD District office:

San Diego Community College District
Attn: Student Services
3375 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92108-3883

OR

Hand delivered, unopened to the campus Records, room K1-207

  • Meet with a counselor for an Education Plan. An Education Plan must be on file before we can process certification for VA benefits.
    • Counseling Office (K1-203) 619-388-7840
    • If applicable, complete a Request for Transcript Evaluation form.
  • Register for classes with mySDCCD
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Contact

Location: K1-207 Admissions and Records

Hours: Monday - Tuesday 8am-7pm / Wednesday - Thursday 8am -6pm / Friday 8am - 3pm

Phone: 619-388-7862

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Active Duty Military Students

Military Outreach Programs and Services for Active Duty Military and Family Members

San Diego Miramar College offers a variety of general education courses aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar (MCAS). These courses are open to military personnel, their families, and all Miramar College students (For more information about civilian access please read "Getting on Base (Civilian)".Soldiers