Veterans Services

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Taft College Veterans information

Welcome Taft College Veterans! We are located in the Administration & Student Services building in the Counseling Center.

Please feel free to contact us at:

Brittany Lange
Veteran’s Certifying Official
(661) 763-7870
Click here to contact Brittany Lange E-Mail

Gabriela Molina
Veteran’s Certifying Official
(661) 763-7870
Click here to contact Gabriela Molina E-Mail

Juana Rangel-Escobedo
Veteran’s Counselor
(661) 763-7748
by fax at (661) 763-7758
Click here to contact Juana Rangel-Escobedo E-Mail

Taft College is an approved institution of higher learning and a training facility for veterans applying for Veterans Administration (VA) educational benefits. Taft College provides educational support to veterans, active duty servicemen, and dependents of veterans.

Certification Services include:

  • Instructions on requesting certification from Taft College
  • Monitoring of course enrollment and reporting of enrollment to the VA
  • Coordination with Business Services for tuition reimbursement from the VA
  • Coordination with other colleges for students who enroll at Taft College as Guest Students

Counseling Services include:

  • Assistance in selecting the appropriate Taft College major
  • Assistance in selecting VA approved courses and registration
  • Completion of an approved Educational Plan
  • Guidance on maximizing benefits at Taft College for graduation and transfer

Please familiarize yourself with the information links at the top.  We hope that this website will provide all of the information needed to assist students who want to start receiving VA education benefits.

After registering for classes, please submit the Online Request for Certification.

The VA Counselor & Certifying Official will verify that the courses you are registered for meet your VA approved Educational Goal, and will report your enrollment to the VA.  You will receive an email confirmation once your certification is submitted.

For questions on your certification status, please contact Brittany Lange or Gabriela Molina.

For questions on beginning the Veteran enrollment process, please contact Juana Rangel-Escobedo.

We look forward to serving you at Taft College!