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Welcome to Veteran Services

Sonoma State University is proud to serve our military-connected students. The Center for Transfer and Transition Programs and the Financial Aid Office have partnered to provide academic, social, and financial services to ensure the success of our student veterans, reservists, and dependents.


Changes in Veteran Services Staffing and Contacts

The Center for Transfer and Transition Programs (CTTP) supports current and prospective military-connected students with general academic advising, community building events, and our Veteran Ambassador program.


  • Alvin Nguyen
  • Director of CTTP
  • Phone: (707) 664-2438

  • Kaila Shivers
  • Veteran Serivces Advisor
  • Phone: (707) 664-3588

The Financial Aid Office (FAO) supports military-connected students with verifying enrollment for United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits or CalVet Tuition Fee waivers


  • Julia Ibañez
  • School Certifying Official
  • Phone: (707) 664-3173

  • CalVet Fee Waivers
  • Financial Aid Office
  • Phone: (707) 664-2389

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