Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs

We Support Our Veterans

Kirkwood Community College is proud to support and serve veterans, military members, and their families in pursuit of a quality education.

We'll help you understand your benefits, provide resources for questions about financial aid, and more. Our Veterans Affairs team is ready with the tools you need to succeed in your Kirkwood education. 

We can help make college more affordable! Kirkwood awards over $3 million in scholarships every year, and we have a large number of scholarships especially for US Military veterans. 

Veteran Scholarships

Get the benefits you've earned! Our on-campus VA representative can help you with paperwork, finding out what you may qualify for, and more! 

Veteran Benefits

Veterans Center
4250 River Center Ct. NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
319-378-0016
VA Vocational Rehab: 319-378-5582

Linn County Veterans Affairs
Contact: Don Tyne
1240 26th Ave. Court SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
319-892-5160

Johnson County Veterans Affairs
Contact: Gary Boseneiler
Johnson County Health and Human Services Building
855 South Dubuque Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
319-356-6049

VA Medical Center
601 Highway 6 West
Iowa City, IA 52240
319-338-0581
1-866-687-7382 (Nurse VA Health Care)

 Regional Processing Office (St. Louis)
888-442-4551

VA Direct Deposit
877-838-2778

Cedar Rapids CBOC
(Community Based Outpatient Clinic)
2230 Wiley Blvd. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
319-369-4340
After hours clinic, call 1-800-687-7382

United Way
Dial 211 to connect with hundreds of human services and resources in the community. Calls are free and condiential, available 24/7. Get help with basic human needs, physical and mental health, and support for children, youth and families.

Iowa Workforce Development
Employment Assistance

Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE
TA DECIDE provides information to Service members in
order to help them make informed educational choices
based on experiences of other students just like them.

Contact Us

If you're a veteran looking to go to college, start here! We will work with you on your government funding and help navigate our systems as well.

Reach out to our veteran services coordinator Ramona Taylor; walk-ins and appointments accepted! 

Ramona Taylor
Veteran Services Coordinator/School Certifying Official
Main Campus
One Stop office, 2nd floor Kirkwood Hall
319-398-4962 or 1-800-332-2055, ext. 4962
veterans@kirkwood.edu

Hours

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. & 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Mailing Address
Kirkwood Community College
c/o Ramona Taylor
6301 Kirkwood Blvd.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404