Veterans Services

Madera Community College (MCC) is committed to serving and supporting our veterans and their families, who have served and sacrificed for our community and country. We strive to pave a smooth transition from military service to college life and throughout their educational journey.”

Welcome to Madera Community College! We're glad you're here and are ready to help!!

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Spring Hours:Tues-Fri 9:00am-3:30pm

  • Designated Center (R4E) with laptops, printing, private study/hw space, de-stress areas, resource meetings, etc.
  • Academic Counseling including career and university transfer exploration, academic planning and support, and GI benefit eligibility- compiled into a Student Education Plan (VSEP)
  • VA Education Benefits Information and Referrals
  • VA Education Benefits Certification
  • Disability Accommodation referral to Disabled Students Programs
  • Referrals to other College and Community Resources

If you are unsure what you qualify for, please contact the GI Hotline 888-442-4551.

  1. If you are new to MCC or returning after an absence to MCC, please submit an admissions application: MCC application process
  2. Obtain required documents & submit to or bring to counseling appointment. (Check step three.)
    1. DD214
    2. JST/Military Transcript 
    3. Order prior college transcripts from those colleges to be sent officially to Madera College.
    4. Certificate of Eligibility, apply through VA.
  3. Schedule an appointment to meet with the veterans counselor at Madera Community College or at the Oakhurst College Center.
  4. Apply for additional grants and tuition assistance through the FAFSA
  5. Utilize this link for more information regarding your military experience and potential careers - Career Coach


Veteran's Support Staff

Lainey Campos

Lainey Campos

Counselor, Madera Community College

(559) 675-4141

Gricelda Spear

Gricelda Spear

Counselor, Oakhurst Campus

(559) 692-5610

Gary Nicholes

Gary Nicholes

School Certifying Official, Madera and Oakhurst Campus

(559) 675-4848

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