Veteran Resources

On-Campus Resources

Counseling – Academic, career, personal, veterans, assessment testing and orientation sessions.

DESP (Disability & Educational Support Program) – Support services, mobility assistance/tram service, assessment, and classes for students with disabilities and learning difficulties.

EOPS (Extended Opportunity Programs and Services) – Educational and financial support services for low-income and educationally disadvantaged students.

Financial Aid – Get help with your college finances, quickly and efficiently.

Student Health Services – Clinic, counseling and guidance in the areas of addiction, addiction recovery, emotional and psychological challenges, referrals and resources.

Are you one of 140 students eligible for the TRiO Program? TRiO is a grant West Valley receives from the U.S. Department of Education to increase our students’ chances of staying in college, graduating, and even going on to a four-year university.

Tutorial Service offers free tutoring for all West Valley students in numerous subjects. Additionally, the Math Resource Center has on-going tutoring in all subjects of mathematics (located in the Math and Science Building).

Off-Campus Resources

VA Palo Alto Health Care System –  information regarding medical, housing or counseling services.

GI Bill® Website information on GI Bill® benefits.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website:

Veterans Center - Local Vet Centers provide readjustment counseling and outreach services to all veterans who served in any combat zone. Services are also available for their family members for military related issues.

Veterans Crisis Line – The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline.

Last Updated 9/13/23