Veterans Counselor/Appointments

Veterans Counselors

Counseling appointments and drop-ins can be made with the following counselors: Christina Dawber-McKinney, Paris Peck and Stephanie Decker.

Before scheduling your veterans counselor appointment you must:

MGIB- Chapter30, Post 9/11 GI Bill- Chapter 33, DEA Recipients- Chapter 35, Reservists- Chapter 1606 or 1607, VRAP

**Please note that while you are able to schedule an appointment with a counselor for academic counseling prior to the receipt of all official transcripts, you will not be permitted to develop an education plan until all transcripts are evaluated.**    

Vocational Rehab

Please see Brenda Olsen (VA Representative) in room 3034 to discuss your options and to receive more information about the process of authorization for rehab benefits.  Form 1905 must be sent by the case manager to MiraCosta Veterans Education Office at: 1 Barnard Drive Mail Station 10A Oceanside, CA  92056 or email: or fax to: 760.795.6626.

Scheduling your veterans counselor appointment

By phone

Call (760) 795-6670


Let the staff member know that you would like to make a Veteran's Counseling appointment with Rebecca Morgan or one of the other counselors listed above. 

If a veterans counselor is not available, you may also speak with or make an appointment with a general counselor by calling (760) 795-6670.

When you arrive for your veterans counselor appointment

The day of your counseling appointment with a veterans counselor go to the Counseling Office in Building 3700.  Inform a counseling staff member that you are a Veteran and that you are checking-in for your veterans counseling appointment.  You will be checked in and directed to the appropriate appointment location.

Drop-in appointments are available during designated times and dates. Please go to or call the Counseling Dept. in Building 3700 at (760) 795-6670.