Veteran Educational Services

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Mission statement

Our mission, in support of Enrollment Management, is to empower military students, veterans, and their families through education benefits, transitional support, and an environment to promote academic success.


Our Vision

Our vision it to be recognized as a leader in higher education that provides world-class support to our military affiliated students. Our success is their success.

Contact Information

Veteran Resource Center
318-678-6503
Fourth Floor, Building H

Stakes, Susan
Program Manager, BPCC Veteran Resource Center
Office: H-411
318-678-6472
sstakes@bpcc.edu

COVID-19 PROCEDURE FOR ADVISING STUDENTS WITH MILITARY EDUCATION BENEFITS

This modified Course Verification procedure is to be followed while the Veteran Resource Center is only open online due to COVID-19. This modified procedure does not require the submission of a Blue Form. The steps below will assist you will the process of certification of your classes until further notice.

  • All new students contact an advisor for academic advising in their respective program of study.(see below) Email Susan Stakes for further instructions regarding certifying your benefits and benefit paperwork required at sstakes@bpcc.edu or (318) 678-6472.
  • All current BPCC students, please send an email with your student ID number and complete name to Susan Stakes at sstakes@bpcc.edu indicating that you have self-advised.
  • All students using GI Bill benefits: Please note that it is your responsibility to ensure that your courses meet the requirements of your current program of study. Failure to do so can result in a debt to the VA or the college.
  • If courses have enrollment restrictions due to prerequisites or departmental holds, the student will need to be consult their division of study or academic advising for assistance.
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GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government web site.