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Veterans Services

Veterans Services

College of the Desert

Supportive veterans services for students.

Services Offered

Academic Counseling • Veterans • Supportive Services • Student Services • Application Assistance • Tuition Assistance


The Veterans Resource Center (VRC) provides critical service and support for veterans; active‐duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel, their spouses and dependents; and faculty and staff. The center assist veterans' transition back into civilian life as they learn to navigate the California Community College system; and support the success, retention and educational needs of students.


43-500 Monterey Ave., 1st Floor, Room 125, Palm Desert, CA 92260 33.7469814 -116.3911499

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


  • To be considered a veteran you must have served in the ACTIVE military (Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, or Marine Corps) and was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable.


  • This service is free


  • Adults accepted

How to Apply

Individuals may call 760-773-2536 to schedule an appointment to meet with a counselor and to begin the enrollment process.