The Cal Veteran Services Center at UC Berkeley expands access and empowers veteran and active duty service member engagement within this public research university. We increase student veteran enrollment, support academic and co-curricular experiences, and facilitate preparation for goals beyond graduation. Our work engages individuals and the broader community to facilitate a transformational higher education experience for veterans.
Cal Veteran Services Center Staff
Luis A. Hernandez
Program Coordinator and
Academic Achievement Counselor
Marine Corps Veteran and Cal Alumnus
Academic, Financial Aid, and Personal Counseling
Prospective Student Counseling
Drop-in Counseling: Financial Aid Office, Disabled Student Program, Counseling and Psychological Services, Oakland Vet Center, VA Psychologist
GI Bill Counseling
Veterans in Higher Education Transition Course
The Cal Veteran Services Center is part of the Centers for Educational Equity and Excellence (CE3). The Centers for Educational Equity and Excellence ensure non-traditional students excel at the top public University in the world. By respecting every undergraduate as a unique individual, CE3 programs empower UC Berkeley students to achieve and lead. The seven programs of CE3 are: Cal Independent Scholars Network, Cal Veteran Services Center, Educational Opportunity Program, Re-Entry Student Program, Student Parent Center, Transfer Student Services Center, and Undocumented Student Program.
“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.”
- Joseph Campbell
102 Hearst Memorial Gym
Berkeley, CA 94720