The new Veterans Resource Center (VRC) is located on the 2nd floor of the new Student Union building in room 203. The VRC is here to provide veteran/dependent students with a place to study and connect with other student veterans and military dependents. 

It is staffed with personnel who can assist veterans/dependent students with referrals to various services and programs on/off campus and access to:

  • Veterans Specialist
  • Veterans Counselor (Appointment is needed)
  • On/Off Campus Resource Office (Subject to change)
  • x5 Computer stations (x4 PCs & x1 Apple Macs)
  • VRC Lounge/ Kitchenette area w/ TV
  • Study Area seating with charging areas
  • Peer Support
  • Academic Resources
  • Referrals for:
    • Transportation
    • Student Support Services
    • Employment
    • Housing

Apply for the Veterans Pirate's Program 2022-23 Term. Sign up today!

Location & Contacts

LOCATION:

Student Union, 2nd Floor, Room 203

FALL 2022 OFFICE HOURS: 

  • Monday: 9AM-7PM
  • Tuesday: 9AM-7PM
  • Wednesday: 9AM-7PM
  • Thursday: 9AM-7PM
  • Friday: 9AM-2PM

*Hours are subject to change. Please check our Instagram for updates.

CONTACT:

  • occvrc@occ.cccd.edu
  • 714-432-0202 x26188
  • Instagram: occ_vrc
  • Twitter: occ_vrc
  • Facebook: occ_vrc

Staff

Student Success and Equity Specialist-Veterans

Jonathan Jimenez
714-432-5063 

VRC Professional Expert

Dane Bettencourt
714-432-6903
Charles Young
714-432-6903

VA Workstudy Assistants

Bethany Garces
Billy Evans
Rick Hoang
Cele Rodriguez
Anthony Carothers
Charles Tongate

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