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  1.   COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY  The CCAC Veterans Services Center (VSC) Is Here for You.The CCAC Veterans Services Center (VSC) provides personalized and caring support to CCACstudent veterans during their transition from military service to college life. We help our veteransnavigate CCAC and provide assistance with VA educational benefits and give veteran students thetools to succeed academically and personally.We value the skills, assets and experiences veterans bring to the CCAC community and arecommitted to helping them achieve to their educational goals. The VSC also increases campusawareness of student veteran issues, advises the student veterans club and fosters a sense ofcamaraderie, community and well-being for all student veterans on campus.  Services provided include, but are not limited to:  Providing information on VA benefits specific to a student’s situation  Referring students to the appropriate campus or community resources  Helping students navigate the campus and the various departments  Sending out invitations to social events and workshops throughout the year  Connecting new students with other student veterans at CCAC  Helping students make the transition from military life to student life at CCACQuick Facts  The VSC service approximately 600 veteran students and veteran dependent students each semester.  There are seven CCAC employees and five VA work-study students in the VSC.  The VSC is in the process of streamlining the VA certification process, establishing new policies and procedures, updating the VSC website and generally making our office more student friendly.  There are currently 10 VA and military-related education benefits students may use. Of those, seven are administered through the VSC, one through Financial Aid (EAP) and two through the Bursars Office (FTA and MyCAA).CCAC Nondiscrimination PolicyThe Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) and its Board of Trustees are committed to the principle of equal opportunity in educationand employment for all. CCAC does not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry or place of birth, sex, genderidentity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, use of a guide or support animal due to disability, marital status, familial status, geneticinformation, veteran status or age. Creating, supporting and sustaining a diverse community prepares our students to be effective in the worldoutside of CCAC. Questions may be addressed to diversity@ccac.edu.Notifications of nondiscrimination and contact information can be found at www.ccac.edu, search keywords “notifications of nondiscrimination.”Individuals with disabilities who are requesting accommodations should contact the Supportive Services for Students with Disabilities office at412.469.6215. This publication is available in alternate formats; contact 412.469.6215.This publication created by the CCAC Office of Institutional Advancement & External Relations (Advancement).Here For You Quick Facts Sheet-FS1-POD-TSM- TSM -OCT12  The first choice for faster results.  

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