Veterans Affairs

The Office of Veterans Affairs assists all eligible veteran students obtain financial assistance and information on Veterans Benefits while they attend Palo Alto College. The college participates in educational programs provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs. These programs include: 

  • VA Benefits and Health Care (To begin process, click here.) 

Breakdown of Benefits and Eligibility

Note: Chapter 30 and Chapter 1606 veterans must verify at the end of every month with the VA in order to receive a payment on a timely basis.

The Office of Veterans Affairs also assists Texas veterans in obtaining the Hazlewood Act. This program exempts the qualified individual from payment of all tuition and most fees.

Students taking courses at multiple campus (on-campus and on-line) and using their Hazlewood Exemption benefits, must complete the payment process at their home campus.

Meet our Team

Vince Bosquez, Senior Coordinator for Veterans Affairs
Central Texas College (AA), University of Texas San Antonio (BA), and National University (MBA)
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Flor Arambula, Certified Advisor
Palo Alto College (AA), Texas A&M University San Antonio (BAAS)
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Eloisa Cordova, Certified Advisor
St. Mary's University (BA), University of Texas at San Antonio (pursuing M.Ed)
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Laurie Medina, Senior Advisor/Certifying Official
Northwest Vista College (AA/AAS), Grand Canyon University (BA), Texas A&M University Commerce (pursuing MS)
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Contact Information

Vincent Bosquez


Veterans Affairs