A student veteran from Mesa College works on a computer at a stand-up desk.

A student veteran from San Diego Mesa College. (Photo courtesy of Mesa College)

SDCCD hosts week of Veterans Day celebrations

November 3, 2022 | San Diego Community College District

The San Diego Community College District, San Diego City, Mesa, and Miramar colleges and the College of Continuing Education will honor former and current military service members during the week of Veterans Day from November 7-11, 2022. Career and college transfer days, a veterans reception, and a postcard writing campaign for active military and retired veterans are among the highlights.


11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Career Day (Presentation about military transition to career and college)
San Diego Mesa College | K103/104 Veterans Success Center
Sponsor: Veterans Success Center


10 – 11 a.m.
First-Gen Veterans Scholarship Orientation (Scholarship session supporting students who identify as first-generation and veterans)
San Diego City College | M-200 Student Affairs
Sponsor: Office of Financial Aid

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Disability Awareness (Mesa College Disability Support Programs and Services (DSPS) and Office of Military & Veterans Affairs help students with VA Disability Ratings)
San Diego Mesa College | K103/104 Veterans Success Center
Sponsor: Veterans Success Center


11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Transfer Day (PLNU, CSUSM, USD, SDSU, UCSD, Veterans Posse will be in attendance)
San Diego Mesa College | K103/104 Veterans Success Center
Sponsor: Veterans Success Center

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Annual Veterans Day program (Formal Veterans Day Program to honor and appreciate those who serve including active military students, faculty staff, administrators, and guests)
San Diego City College | A Building Patio and YouTube
Sponsor: Office of Student Affairs

12:30 - 2 p.m.
Veterans Service Center Open House (Meet the team and learn about the services available to veterans and military affiliated students)
San Diego City College | Veterans Service Center
Sponsor: Veterans Service Center

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Honoring all Who Served (Reception and recognition of Veteran Students)
San Diego College of Continuing Education | Educational Cultural Complex Foyer
Sponsor: Student Equity

2  p.m.
Veterans Alumni Panel (alumni share the impact of Mesa College and their next steps)
San Diego Mesa College
Sponsor: Veterans Success Center


11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Veterans Resources (San Diego VA Military Services Coordinator will review GI Bill benefits, VA home loans, veteran-owned small business support, life insurance, disability benefits, healthcare, senior care, and death benefits.
San Diego Mesa College | K103/104 Veterans Success Center
Sponsor: Veterans Success Center

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Veterans Employment Committee Job & Resource Fair (Annual resource fair with over one hundred employers and thirty resources available aimed to support veterans and transitioning military members)
San Diego City College | A Building Patio and Schwartz Square
Sponsor: Transfer and Career Center

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Veterans Day Celebration (Postcard Writing Campaign for Active Military and Retired Veterans, "Then & Now" Photograph Gallery of Miramar Veterans, Celebration for Marine Corps Birthday
Resources for Veterans, and Live Music. First 100 veterans to attend receive free food.
San Diego Miramar College | Compass Point.
Sponsor: Office of Student Affairs


SDCCD closed in observance of Veterans Day

In addition to Veterans Day events, the City College library will sponsor a month-long resource display in November to honor Veterans and active military students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community members. Mesa College will hold a flag fundraiser from 11/6-11/11 to raise money for the Veterans of Mesa Scholarship and the Veterans Emergency Fund.

The SDCCD proudly serves more than 12,000 active-duty military personnel, veterans, and dependents.

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