Join Veterans Alliance!

If you are a veteran or a veteran dependent who is attending Lower Columbia College, you are invited to join Veterans Alliance!

Connect with other veterans on campus, get help navigating the college system, and help ensure that the college is meeting the needs of veterans and their families.

Veterans decide the agenda for each meeting, including topics such as:

  • Navigating VA system
  • Financial Aid for college
  • National scholarships available to veterans
  • Housing Assistance information
  • VFW Presentations
  • Connecting with other veterans on campus
  • Making the transition back home
  • Outreach projects for military and veteran community
  • Veteran-related campus events
  • Employment assistance through work source veterans representative

Meetings are confidential. Counseling referral is available. Meetings are also open to community members.

Visit Veterans Resource Center

The Veterans' Resource Center is a space set up for veterans to relax and do homework. It is located on the first floor of the Student Center. There is also a Veterans Conservation Corps (Vet Corps) representative available to assist with information about benefits, attending college, job searches or just to talk.

Join Veterans Alliance

Veterans Alliance

Veterans Alliance meetings, meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month from Noon – 1PM in STC 115

About Veterans Services

Lower Columbia College is committed to ensuring that all veterans, active duty personnel, reservists, and their families have access to the educational benefits and resources entitled to them.

Veterans Alliance Mission Statement

We are here to help veterans on campus connect with other veterans, get help navigating the college system, and ensure that the college is meeting the needs of veterans and their families.

Contact Veterans Alliance


  Leszek Cromwell, Counselor

  (360) 442-2342


  Shannon Vantrease, Student Activities and TRiO Program Coordinator

  (360) 442-2445