Veteran Services

Veterans Resource Center

US Military Branches

Compton College offers a full academic program for veterans and their dependents who may be eligible for various educational benefits.

We're here to help you through the enrollment process, including counseling services and identifying financial aid and scholarship resources. Be sure to contact us if you need assistance. We look forward to meeting you!

Veteran Services:

  • Assistance with campus navigation
  • Admissions application
  • Financial Aid & Scholarships
  • Veterans' benefits information
  • Academic and personal counseling
  • Success and retention services

Find out how to apply for the GI Bill and other VA education benefits as a veteran, service member, or qualified family member!

Contact us, we're here to help.

Kisha McThirsty 
Financial Aid Coordinator/Veterans SCO
Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships
Compton College
310-900-1600, ext. 2934
kmcthirsty1@compton.edu 

Marlene Leyva
Adjunct Counselor/Veterans/UndocuAlly
Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships
Compton College
mleyva@compton.edu 

Counseling Hours for Spring 2024:
Monday, 8:00-9:00am
Tuesday, 9:00-4:00pm (virtual meetings only)
Wednesday, 8:00 - 9:00am
Thursday, 8:00-9:00am
Friday, 8:00am-10:00am

Apply for your VA Education Benefits: www.gibill.va.gov

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Veterans Resource Center - Now Open!

Find a place to relax, study and connect with other student veterans at the Veterans Resource Center, located in Student Services Building, 2nd Floor, Room 220. Access to computers and a workspace are just some of the amenities found in this welcoming space. Drop in and get to know your VRC staff and fellow Veterans.

VRC Hours for Spring 2024:

Monday
8:00-9:30am
1:00-3:30pm

Tuesday
8:00 - 9:30am
4:00-6:00pm

Wednesday
8:00 - 9:30am
2:00-4:30pm

Thursday
8:00-9:30am
12:00-2:00pm
4:00-5:30pm

Friday
8:00am-12:00pm

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