The Monterey Institute is committed to providing support and resources for our veterans, including veterans' benefits to help finance your education.
Finance your education using your Veterans benefits (GI Bill or Post 9/11 Yellow Ribbon Program)
Student Veterans of America
||This site provides military veterans with resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and post-graduation|
Military Transcripts -
- Air Force - CCAR
- Navy/Marine Corps - SMART or JST
- Coast Guard - Transcript Request or JST
- Army - JST
Vet Centers - For readjustment counseling services to veterans and families
US Dept. of Veterans Affairs - To sign up for VA medical care and inquire about medical facilities
Returning Service Members OEF/OIF - Specific VA benefits for OIF/OEF veterans
Military VA Loan - An independently owned, non-government site offering up-to-date information on current VA mortgage rates, purchase and refinance guides, eligibility information, energy efficiency opportunities, and more.
Career Center of Monterey County - Information on job placement, vocational training, career guidance and other veteran services
Monterey County Veterans Services Office - Provides advocacy, assistance and services designed to enhance the lives of Monterey County veterans
Travis Manion Foundation - Mission to assist the nation's veterans and the families of Fallen Heroes
The Mission Continues Foundation - Empowering post 9/11 veterans to transition from military to leadership positions here at home
Wounded Warrior Project - Programs to honor and empower wounded warriors
In the Monterey County area, there are many helpful veterans' resources.
Veterans Support Graduate Assistant (your one stop shop)-
Office of Student Services
Veterans Benefit Verification-
1 (888) 442-4551 (there may be a long wait time, be patient, this is the only way to get your official certificate of eligibility)
Financial Aid- *(once you have your certificate of eligibility)
Phone: (831) 647-4119 - Fax: (831) 647-6685
Location: Casa Fuente Building
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Veteran Faculty Mentor-
The VO is a student organization that exist as a resources for all veterans in the MIIS community. They work toward creating relationships within the local community and other academic and federal organizations.
President: Michael Sanford
Pleural Mesothelioma - Provides information and resources and a patient advocacy program for veterans
Asbestos.com - Asbestos exposure and mesothelioma information. Works with individuals and their families to help them find local treatment centers, doctors and support groups, provide free informational resources, and help file VA claims.
mesothelioma.com/veterans/ -Veterans resource on Mesothelioma.