Veterans Services

Maxwell Student Veteran Center

News & Announcements

No School Certifying Official will be available May 22 or 24.

Every term, students wanting to be certified for VA education benefits must submit a new VA term planner. Planners need to be signed by your academic advisor. Get the planner here

Press release for $100K grant LCC's Veterans Office received

Inquiry Form

Our mission is to create a safe, welcoming, and inclusive space for veterans to study, relax, chat with other veterans, and obtain campus or community veteran resources.

Veterans Crisis Line (and information resources)

Website: Veterans Crisis Line
Phone: (800) 273-8255 Press 1
Text to: 838255
Confidential support 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, 354 days per week

Veterans Educational Benefits:

This office assists students with using VA education benefits at Lane Community College. The veterans coordinator is responsible for ensurung students are complying with VA educational benefit rules and certifying student enrollments to the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Prepare for certification: Apply for VA education benefits and obtain your certificate of eligibility from the VA. Visit with a veterans benefits coordinator, complete a term planner with your advisor, submit to veterans coordinator for processing. We are located in Bldg number 1. Sign-in on the computer at the front entrance and a veterans coordinator will assist you.

Required:

  • Student Veterans wanting to be certified for VA education benefits must submit a new VA term planner each term. Planners need to be signed by your academic advisor. Get the planner at Eligibility Requirements and Documents Required.

  • The student is responsible for ensuring certifying officials are informed of all changes to classes, schedules, or credits. Not doing so may impact your VA certification and the benefits paid by the VA.

Veterans Educational Benefits Office
Location: Bldg. 1
Phone: (541) 463-5663 or (541) 463-5683
Fax: (541) 463-4196
Email: VAEdBenefits@lanecc.edu

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
(Closed during lunch 11 - 12:30 and Fridays during summer term)

VA School Certifying Officials:
Sam Evans and Stacey Vasquez - Note: Sam and Stacey are not VA employees

Maxwell Student Veteran Center - a study and vet connection resource

LynnMarie Chowdhury
Phone: (541) 463-5684
Email: ChowdhuryL@lanecc.edu

  • PC and Mac computer stations with internet access wifi, networked printer, and specialized software and comfortable chairs.
  • Lounge complete with snacks and coffee, comfortable couches, meeting room, resource information, computers and kindness.
  • This is a place for all vets to connect, regardless of any difference.

SVA: Lane Community College Student Veterans of America

Lane offers a Student Veterans of America on campus! The Chapter provides Veterans with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to transition to college and create a support network. The SVA, Lane Chapter will build community relationships on campus and across Lane County area to help our students and Veterans thrive.

More Information:Student Veterans Alliance of America logo
Chapter President: Scott Jones
(541) 463-5684
Lane Student Veterans Alliance

Faculty Advisory: Michael Sámano, Ph.D.
Meeting Dates: TBD
Maxwell Student Veteran Center
Bldg: 19, Room 233

Maxwell Student Veteran Center flag wallOur History and Hero

The Maxwell Student Veteran Center is named in honor of World War II veteran Technician 5th Grade Robert Dale Maxwell, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. Mr. Maxwell was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for "conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at risk of life above and beyond of the call of duty on September 7, 1944." He was employed as an auto Mechanics instructor in Advanced Technology at Lane Comunity College in 1966; he retired in 1986.

Robert D. Maxwell - Congressional Medal of Honor