Resources

Benefits

Steven Chandler

Certifying Official

Building 01, Room 222

veteranbenefits@calpoly.edu

(805) 756-2531

Cal Vet Fee Waivers

Yolanda Heredia

Student Accounts

Building 124, Room 211

yheredia@calpoly.edu

(805) 756-7347

Disability Resource Center

Jennifer Allen-Barker

Student Affairs

Building 124, Room 128

jcbarker@calpoly.edu

(805) 756-0134

Health & Counseling Services

Dr. Kathy Blau

Building 27

kblau@calpoly.edu

(805) 756-2511

Career Services

Ashley Eberle

Student Affairs

Building 124, Room 210

ameberle@calpoly.edu

(805) 756-5962

Housing

Kim Espino

Off-Campus Behavior Coordinator

Building 52, Room E17

​kjhampto@calpoly.edu

(805) 756-5841

On-campus Resources

ROTC Program: Cal Poly's ROTC offers veterans an opportunity to join the Army as an Officer.

Counseling Services offers short-term counseling and a variety of groups to address mental health issues including depression, anxiety, stress-management, and relationship concerns. Please call for an appointment.

Career Services is proud to assist our military veteran students in achieving their career development goals.

Disability Resource Center is proud to provide individualized accommodations and support services for Veteran students with documented injuries/disabilities.

Location: Bldg 124 (Student Services, across from Spanos Stadium)
Phone: 805-756-1395
Fax: 805-756-5451
Email: drc@calpoly.edu

Community Resources

County Of San Luis Obispo Veterans Service Office

Veterans Memorial Bldg
801 Grand Ave, SLO, CA 93408
(805) 781-5766
Vet Service Officer: Dave Cummings

California Department of Rehabilitation

San Luis Obispo Branch
3220 S. Higuera Street, Suite 102
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-6984
(805) 549-3361 (Voice)
(805) 544-7367 (TTY)
Cal Poly Liaison: Karen Hicks
(805) 549-3367

Independent Living Resource Center, Inc. 

Santa Barbara Office
423 West Victoria St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Veteran's Outreach Specialist: Ryan W. Burke
(805) 291-2869
Email: RBurke@ilrc-trico.org

Employment Development Department Services for Veterans

SLO Veterans’ Specialist: Milton Batson | (805) 788-2687

Santa Maria Veterans’ Specialist: Robert Egg | (805) 348-3230

Disability Program Navigators (DPN)

Assists people with disabilities to access and navigate the various programs that impact their ability to gain or retain employment. The DPN initiative was established to better inform people with disabilities about the work support programs now available at One-Stop Career Centers.

VA Home Loan Centers

Media Relations: Mary Jude Bellen | (888) 573-4496 x7010
Email: maryjude@vahomeloancenters.org

Vet Outreach: John Guerra | 805-903-1462
Email: john.guerra@edd.ca.gov 

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