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

Veterans Resource Center Safety Rules Going Forward Until Further Notice:

The Veterans Resource Center will be receiving students in person on a limited basis going forward at the discretion of the Program Manager. Please call 678-6472 or email sstakes@bpcc.edu to set up an in person or virtual appointment. Virtual appointments are preferred.

Entrance into the VRC will be on a first come, first serve basis. All paperwork will be submitted via email and will not be physically handled for safety reasons. All students are required to wear a mask, comply with social distancing rules set forth by the campus, CDC, and guidelines through the Office of the Governor. Sanitation will be strictly enforced to keep everyone safe.
The VA Enrollment Form (Blue Form) is no longer required for advising purposes. Going forward, please follow the steps below when selecting courses for the term.

  • 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.

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.