To avoid being dropped for non-payment please submit your Veteran's Statement of Responsibility (Blue Sheet) immediately after registering for courses!
For information on priority registration, please see Priority Registration for Veterans Returning from Active Duty section (at the bottom of this page).
There are admission application deadlines to apply for RCCD.
Veterans' Checklist to aid in the process of getting yourself Certified!
How to Receive Your GI Bill Educational Benefits
Step 1 - Admission Application Process
Step 2a - First Time Using Benefits
Note : Within 2-4 weeks, the VA will send you two copies of your Certificate of Eligibility. Bring one copy to RCC Veterans Services.
Step 2b - Currently or Previously Have Used Benefits
Step 3 - Request all Official Transcripts be mailed to:
Riverside City College - Incoming Transcripts
4800 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92506
Note: Before your enrollment can be certified, all prior credit must be evaluated. Transcripts must be official, sealed, and less than 90 days old.
Military Transcript Request Forms:
* Include the RCCD address (see above in bold lettering) on the transcript request and send your request to the address or the fax number on the form.
Step 4 - Choose a Program of Study
Step 6 - Enrolling and Certification
to change Program of Study
Effective, January 2013, Veterans are eligible for a total of four years of priority registration to be used within fifteen years after being discharged form active duty. To obtain a priority registration date Veterans must take a copy of their DD214 discharge papers to RCC Veterans Services (Administration Building RM124) . Staff there will tell eligible Veterans their priority registration date or see information below. Active Duty Military who are residents of California may be eligible for priority registration by presenting their military ID to RCC Veterans Services (Administration Building RM 124).
If you are collecting benefits at Riverside City College, but do not meet the above criteria, you may be eligible to sign up for the following priority registration dates (check with Veteran Services to see if you are eligible):
Office hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday 8am – 5:00pm, Tuesday 8am – 6:00pm and Friday 8am – 12noon.
For questions e-mail email@example.com
Call (888) GIBILL1 for questions regarding pay, the Certificate of Eligibility, or benefits.