Meet with a counselor to
review assessment results and prior academic records.
Always have all your academic records (high school) and
test scores (Gavilan Assessment or Advance Placement Test Scores) on
your person when meeting with a counselor.
Print the College Credit for Military Experience form and complete the student section. Attach a copy of your DD214 to the form and hand-carry these documents to your counseling session.
Review how Military Credit is awarded.
Be prepared to review your educational goals, interests,
and first-semester course selections when you meet with a counselor.
Counselors can answer many questions and address concerns
that you may have regarding course selections, unit loads, finances, or any
other issue that may influence your decision to enroll at Gavilan College. Be
sure to ask your questions!
The counselor will develop an educational plan. The educational plan is required by the Financial Aid office to process your VA educational benefits. The counselor will develop a One-Term educational plan and will require you to return for a follow-up appointment.
The Veterans Office will be able to access your educational plan online. There is no need for you to send a copy.
Discuss with your counselor which student service program may be suitable for