We’re honored to support your educational mission. Find out how to use your benefits at CMC.

By enlisting in the armed forces and serving your country, you may have earned benefits that can help you achieve your educational goals. CMC is here to help you understand and apply those benefits.

Tuition and Fees

Through the California Promise Grant, you may qualify to have your enrollment fees waived. We encourage all veterans, active duty, and their dependents to apply by completing the FAFSA or California Dream Act Application (CADAA).

Additional CMC Benefits

CMC offers special benefits if you’re a service member or veteran.

Bud & Betty’s Place for Veterans

If you’re a student veteran or are an active-duty service member, then you should absolutely check out Bud & Betty’s Place for Veterans. You’ll meet, chat, and support others like yourself. It’s located next to the Student Activity Center in 300 Quad. We hope to see you there!


How do you become eligible for the VA Education Benefits?

CMC can’t determine if you’re eligible for the VA Education Benefits. To find out if you’re eligible, please visit the VA website.

​​​​​​​What VA Education Benefits can CMC offer you?

CMC can offer and certify:

If you have any questions, please email cmcvets@cmccd.edu.

Who’s the contact for VA Education Benefits?

Veterans Services Specialist at CMC, will be able to help you with any question you might have.

Email or Phone: 760-366-5201 ext. 5891