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Veterans Resource Center

New students

All new student veterans, active duty personnel, and family members must complete the new student process prior to registering for classes at Edmonds College. Some parts can take time to complete, so it is best to start early. 

Access the Veterans Resource Center (VRC) academic advising page to explore Edmonds College programs of study and student resources. Check out the VRC benefits and resources page for other veterans services and benefits. Contact the VRC or Enrollment Services in Lynnwood Hall for questions about becoming an Edmonds College student. 

Step 1: Apply for admission

Step: 2 Apply for financial aid

Step 3: Determine your placement in English and math

Step 4: Academic advising

Step 4: Official credit evaluation

Step 5: Attend an orientation

  • Contact the Veterans Resource Center at 425.640.1175 or vrc@edcc.edu to schedule
  • Orientations are held weekly and begin 3-4 weeks prior to the start of each quarter
  • Please bring the documents below to orientation
    • Certificate of Eligibility (if using VA education benefits)
    • DD-214 (member 4 copy)
    • Program requirement sheet
    • Assessment/placement test scores
    • NOBE (reserve and national guard only)

Dependents/Spouses (VA Chapter 35 / 100% Tuition Waiver)

  • In addition to the paperwork listed above, provide the documents below
    • 100% VA disability letter
    • Marriage certificate
    • Birth certificate of dependent
    • Service member’s death certificate (if applicable)


For questions about VA education benefits, you may contact the VA Certifying Official directly at any time. Check out the VRC benefits and resources page for additional information about veterans programs and services. Access the VRC academic advising  page to explore Edmonds College programs of study and access student resources. For other questions, contact VRC staff directly. 

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EdMail: You are required to use it! It is the way we communicate with you.

The college assigns all students EdMail (email) accounts within a couple of days after they register for their first class. Note: if you are a former student returning after time away from school, check with the Enrollment Services Office to confirm what email address we have on file for you. We use the address recorded in the Enrollment Services records. To gain access to your account, follow the steps at edcc.edu/edmail.