Veterans Counselor/Appointments

VETERANS COUNSELORS

Nancy Diaz

Nancy Diaz is a MiraCosta College counselor available to assist with educational plans as well as general counseling.  Her committment to helping veterans was sparked by her son's enlistment in the U.S. military. Nancy dedicates a number of hours specifically to providing counseling services to MiraCosta's veteran students. She is also the Veterans Club faculty advisor. 

Counseling appointments and drop-ins can also be made with the following counselors:              Christina Dawber and Paris Peck

BEFORE SCHEDULING YOUR VETERANS COUNSELOR APPOINTMENT YOU MUST DO THE FOLLOWING:

MGIB- Chapter30

Post 9/11 GI Bill- Chapter 33

DEA Recipients- Chapter 35

Reservists- Chapter 1606 or 1607

VRAP

  • Visit MiraCosta College Veteran Services to pick up a Veterans New Student Packet

         Address:      1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside CA 92056

                              Student Services, Building 3300

                              Phone: 760.757.2121 x6285

  • Request all official transcripts of prior college coursework and military schools. Official transcripts must be mailed directly to MiraCosta College Admissions & Records (Address: 1 Barnard Drive, Mail Station 10A, Oceanside CA 92056).  All transcripts must be on file in the Admissions & Records Office by the end of your first semester of attendance at this college. 

**Please note that while you are able to schedule an appointment with a counselor for academic counseling prior to the receipt of all official transcripts, you will not be permitted to develop an education plan until all transcripts are evaluated.**                  

Vocational Rehab

Please see Brenda Olsen (VA Representative) in room 3034 to discuss your options and to receive more information about the process of authorization for rehab benifits.  Form 1905 must be sent by the case manager to MiraCosta Veterans Education Office at:

Address:      1 Barnard Drive

                    Mail Station 10A

                   Oceanside, CA  92056

or emailed: tjackson@miracosta.edu

or faxed:     760.795.6626

 

SCHEDULING YOUR VETERANS COUNSELOR APPOINTMENT

By phone

Call (760) 795-6670

Let the staff memeber know that you would like to make a Veteran's Counseling appointment with Nancy Diaz or one of the other counselors listed above. 

Online

Schedule an Online Appointment Now!

 

If a veterans counselor is not available, you may also speak with or make an appointment with a general counselor by calling (760) 795-6670.

WHEN YOU ARRIVE FOR YOUR COUNSELOR APPOINTMENT

The day of your counseling appointment with a veterans counselor go to the Counseling Office in Building 3700.  Inform a counseling staff memeber that you are a Veteran and that you are checking-in for your veterans counseling appointment.  You will be checked in and directed to the appropriate appointment location.

Drop-in appointments are available during designated times and dates. Please go to or call the Counseling Dept. in Building 3700 at (760) 795-6670.