Veteran Services and Programs

The services and programs listed on this webpage are specific to Veterans.

For services and programs for all students, please visit Student Services & Programs.

Academic Counseling

Jay Jackson
Academic Counselor

BA, Music, San Jose State; MA, Counseling, San Jose State
With Cabrillo College since 1998

esday 8am-1pm

Mario Garcia

Academic Counselor

AA Cabrillo College; B.S. Cal Poly, SLO; M.A. Cal Poly, SLO.
With Cabrillo College since 1999

GI Benefits & Priority Registration

Katherine Love

Admissions and Records Technician, Veterans Certifying Official

AS Associate in Science
With Cabrillo College since 1999

Hours Monday-Friday 8-5. 


Personal Counseling

Student Health Services

Accessibility Support Center (ASC)

We are available to help make appointments with ASC. The ASC offers support in a variety of support services for students with disabilities such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Phone: (831) 479-6379 or (831) 479-6370


At the HUB we assist in arranging free tutoring for other subjects as well as offer drop-in math tutoring.

Information on Community Resources

Dean Kaufman & Travis Deyoung, Veterans Advocate

Student Employment

Desha Staley-Raatior, Student Employment Coordinator

Financial Aid

Sonia Marquez, Financial Aid Advisor

Veteran Programs:
Student Assistant Positions

Veteran Services is always looking for veteran students who would like to work at the veterans services center. There are 3 ways you can get involved:

  1. Talk to Katherine Love, certifying official to apply for one of the three work study positions.
  2. If you are granted Federal Work-Study, you can apply for a Federal Work-Study position within Veterans Services. 
  3. Through the Cooperative Work Experience Education (CWEE) program you earn college credit for the work you do at Veterans Services. 
Veteran's Club

As a veteran, you have the opportunity to get involved with the Veterans Club. This club assisted in founding the Veteran Services and continues to advocate and spread awareness on veteran-related topics. The club hosts events, offers networking opportunities, and provides valuable leadership skills training. If you are interested in getting involved, please be sure to talk to the Veteran Services Staff.