Military Connected Resources and Contacts | Western Technical College

Military Connected Resources and Contacts

Many students who receive Veteran Education benefits may also qualify for Federal Financial Aid. If you are interested in finding out more about Federal Financial Aid options, please check out the information below or review the College Navigator, where you can review retention rates, graduation rates, accreditation, and student loan default rates specific to Western.

Important College Contacts

Weber Veteran Military Student Center

Western military connected students have a dedicated department available to help with any questions you may have about VA Education Benefits or Military Credit for Prior Learning. We also have a Veteran study lounge open to all Western students.

Director: Jackie Helgeson
Phone: 608-785-9436
Fax: 608-785-9159
Department Email: vets@westerntc.edu
Office Location: Room 122, Student Success Center, 400 7th Street North, La Crosse, WI 54601


Financial Aid Resource and Planning Services

Western has staff to help you with applying for Federal Financial Aid and Scholarships or assist with financial planning.

Manager: Jerolyn Grandall
Phone: 608-785-9579
Department Email: finaid@westerntc.edu


Access Services

Veterans with disabilities can qualify for accommodation services.

Manager: Kris Follansbee
Phone: 608-785-9524
Department Email: accessservices@westerntc.edu


Admissions Coaches

Admissions Coaches are assigned to each student upon application to the college so they can assist with the admission process. They may provide you with a degree plan, information about any program specific graduation requirements, and an estimate of your timeline to graduate.

Phone: 608-785-9200
Email: AdmissionsCoach@westerntc.edu

Additional Contacts

VA Regional Processing Center

1-888-442-4551


Ask the VA a question through secure login

Inquiry Routing & Information System (IRIS)


Give feedback or report an issue to the Federal VA

VA GI Bill Feedback System


Wisconsin Department of Veteran Affairs

Website
201 W. Washington Ave.
PO Box 7843
Madison, WI 53707-7843
​1-800-WIS-VETS (947-8387)​


Benefits, programs, and services inquiries​ 

Email: WisVets@dva.wisconsin.gov


Wisconsin County Veteran Service Officers

Website


U.S. Veteran’s Administration

Phone: 1-888-442-4551