Veteran Services

Red Rocks Community College Welcomes Active Duty, Veterans and Dependents!

RRCC was ranked in "Best for Vets" awards since 2011 and has been named a 2014 Military Friendly School®.

RRCC Best for Vets awards since 2011

Red Rocks Community College Veteran Services assists students with application for VA educational benefit funding and reports to Veteran Affairs on behalf of the student.  We also provide, programs, services, support, and community for current or former military members  and their families. 

If you are in the military, you know that a college education is the best way to move forward! RRCC offers all of the general education courses you need such as math, English, science, history, and more at locations and times that are convenient to where you live, your schedule and your life. We also offer career training in just about every program you can think of. Go to the Get Started page for a checklist of the admissions process. Click here for a visual of the applications and enrollment process for veterans.

Check Out the March Issue of Our Military and Veteran Newsletter: Click here

VA Benefits

Certifying Official, Donna Merriman

Location: Learning Commons, Room 1252
8:00 am – 6:00 pm Monday through Thursday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm on Fridays

Blue Authorization/ Certification Form

  • Must be renewed each semester
  • Must be fully complete, with Advisors initials, and Student Signature. See our sample form for further explanation: Blue Certification Form
  • Post 9/11 veterans are required to provide a copy of their award letter

Contact Veteran Services should you have any change in classes: Deployment or Training Exercises under Orders

  • Change of Schedule or Addition/ Subtraction of Classes
  • The prior credit-it is now mandatory. All veteran students must have all transcripts, including military experience, in and evaluated by the end of their first term

Veteran Services

Military and Veteran Service Coordinator, Brittany Bartges

Veterans services, events, programming, resources, orientation, advocacy 

Location: Learning Commons, Room 1268

9:30 am- 5:30 pm Monday (Lakewood)

9:30 am- 5:30 pm Tuesday (Lakewood)

12:00 pm-4:00 pm Wednesday (Lakewood)

Veterans Support and Study Center

Location: Library ( top floor of Learning Commons )

Click here for a helpful map and direction. 

The Veterans Study Support and Study Center provides a space where RRCC student veterans can study, relax, or make connections with fellow student veterans. The Study Lounge provides computer stations, wi-fi, printer, telephone for local calls, coffee, refrigerator, microwave and veteran-related RRCC and community resource information.
The Veterans Study Lounge located in the RRCC Library

RRCC Veterans Student Club

Veterans club meeting are held in the Veterans lounge, the first Wednesday of each month at 3:00 pm. 

Email: ​rrccveteransclub@gmail.com 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rrccveteransclub

The club is a voice for student veterans concerns and is active in helping veterans reintegrate into academic and civilian life. The club also connects students to RRCC and community resources.

RRCC Veterans Student Club

Upcoming Events 

Click here for events

Faculty and Civilian Resources

How to Talk To Veterans About War (TED Talk)

Learn about issues facing veterans, and how to best support them, with these free online trainings. Free webinar trainings for service members, family and service providers http://usmilitarymatters.org/