The Lee College Veterans Center has been established as part of the College Credit for Heroes program and a grant from the Texas Workforce Commission.
One component of this grant is to help military veterans and those on active duty move as quickly as possible to the workforce by awarding college credit for military experience, education and training obtained during military service.
Other support services include helping provide peer tutoring, advising, counseling, financial aid, military benefit assistance and outreach activities.
If you are a veteran or a dependent of a veteran our office is here to serve you. Please contact the Veterans Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 832.556.4300 if you have any questions pertaining to the following services.
Moler Hall (Inside Counseling Center)
Mon.-Tue.: 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Wed.: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thu.: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fri.: 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
About College Credit for Heroes
Lee College collaborated with the Texas Workforce Commission to help veterans leaving the Armed Forces move as quickly as possible into meaningful jobs. College Credit for Heroes grant allow the college to evaluate a veteran’s (or currently enlisted servicemen or -women) military training and experience and apply it appropriately toward college credits leading to a two-year associate degree.
The College Credit for Heroes program allows participants to receive maximum college credit for demonstrated skills and competencies developed in military education settings, and/or the individual’s Military Occupation Specialty (MOS) with Lee College and/or Texas Servicemembers Opportunity College (SOC) schools.
Veterans attending Lee College will receive:
- Instruction and assistance on how to navigate the Lee College system in coordination with VA benefits;
- Instruction and assistance on financial aid for college; and
- Individualized mentoring services.
Lee College Veterans counselor and staff are available to help students receive federal veteran educational benefits. Information on federal benefits such as the Post-9/11 GI Bill and Dependent’s Educational Assistance can be found at www.gibill.va.gov. Disabled veterans who plan to use the VA Vocational Rehabilitation program to attend school should contact the Counseling and Training Office at the VA Regional Office in Houston at 713.383.1985.
All inquiries about the status of one’s enrollment certification should be directed to email@example.com.
Information for state benefits such as the Hazelwood Act can be found at www.collegeforalltexans.com. For questions regarding the Hazlewood Act, please contact the Veterans Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 832.556.4300.