Veteran Services

RRCC Veteran Services - Honoring Those Who Serve
 

RRCC named a Top College for Military Veterans in 2018

Military Advanced Education & Transition named Red Rocks Community College a TOP school in its 2018 Guide to Colleges & Universities research study!

RRCC Best for Vets awards since 2011Military Advanced Education and Transition TOP Colleges and Unverisities - 2017Military Advanced Education and Transition TOP Colleges and Unverisities - 2018


Military and Veteran Services

The mission of the Red Rocks Community College Veteran Services Department is to ease the transition from the military environment to the learning environment by assisting those presently serving and prior-service military members and their dependents with understanding and applying for their GI Bill®education benefits, connecting these students with on-campus and community based resources, and by creating an environment of support and community.

Services we offer are:

  • Connecting students to campus experts in Admissions, Advising, Financial Aid, Personal Counseling Services, Accessibility Services, Testing Services and Career Services.
  • GI Bill® Certification.*
  • Referrals to campus and community resources.
  • Support and campus activities to ease the soldier-to-student transition.
  • Promoting camaraderie among military students through organized student veteran and military associations.
  • Access to Military and Veteran Student Center. A place to study, mingle, and learn more about veteran related events and resources.
  • Connections with off campus Veteran Services Organizations to help ease the transition from service member to student.

Earn College Credit for Prior Learning

Did you know that you could receive college credit for knowledge gained through your military training and experiences? Click here to learn more!

Upcoming Events

*New Student Veteran Orientation  - Wednesday, August 15th 1300-1500 in Grays Peak Room (West end near coffee shop)

Meet other student veterans and learn more about services available to you as a student veteran. Register here.

Click here for events

Follow us @ https://www.facebook.com/rrccvetsclub/ for our page or https://www.facebook.com/rrccvets/ for our group 


Consumer Resources

College Score Card The College Scorecard is a consumer planning tool and resource that assists prospective students and their families when evaluating colleges and universities.

The College Navigator is a consumer tool that provides school information such as tuition and fees, retention and graduation rates, financial aid, student loan default rates and features a cost calculator and school comparison tool.

The Financial Aid Shopping Sheet is a model aid award letter designed to simplify the information that prospective students receive about costs and financial aid so they can easily compare institutions and make informed decisions about where to attend school.

The Paying for College Website can be used by prospective students to enter the names of up to three schools and receive detailed financial information on each one and to enter actual financial aid award information.


*Red Rocks Community College participates in the Principles of Excellence, 8 Keys to Veterans' Success, and Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges. 


*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 at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.