LBCC Departments

Veterans Office

Open Hours

Please contact the Veterans Office for current office and phone hours. 

Address: Takena Hall 117, 6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany, OR 97321
Phone: 541-917-4858

VA Education Benefit Support

To check the status of your pending financial aid, see your WebRunner account.

To reach the Financial Aid office, please call 541-917-4850 and leave a message. Your call will be returned within 48 hours. Please do not call other campus staff or departments, as they cannot answer questions about your financial aid. Thank you for your patience.

Under  VA Education Benefit Support it should say:

Veterans Aid Certifying Officer
Takena Hall T-117
Phone : 541-917-4858
Assists Veterans and eligible family members with Veterans Financial Aid benefits for attending college.

OSU Veterans Certifying Officer

Student Support

Carol Raymundo, Manager of Center for Accessibility Resources
Coordinates disability accommodations for disabled veterans (disabilities include physical, mental, and other conditions). Carol is highly trained in understanding unique situations facing Veterans, including PTSD, TBI, and other impacts on learning.
Phone: 541-917-4690
Office: Red Cedar Hall, RCH-105

Rob Camp, Student Leadership Coordinator
Central coordination of Veterans outreach, supervisor -Veterans Resource Center Employees
Phone: 541-917-4459
Office: Forum 121

Ken Dickson-Self, LBCC Student Veteran Club Advisor
Phone: 541-917-4942
Office: Takena Hall T-117

Sandra Shinkle, LBCC Advisor and Counselor
Provides Advising and communication support to incoming veterans
Phone: 541-917-4780
Office: Takena 101

Vet Association Hours

  • Hours: Every Tuesday at 12:00 - 13:00
  • Location: RCH 116 unless otherwise posted

VA has founded a National Call Center for Homeless Veterans hotline to ensure that homeless veterans or veterans at risk of homelessness have free, 24/7 access to trained counselors. The hotline is intended to assist homeless veterans and their families; VA medical centers; federal, state and local partners; community agencies; service providers; and others in the community.

To connect to a trained VA counselor, call 1-877-4AID VET (877-424-3838).

For non-education questions, please contact:

Oregon Department of Veteran's Affairs
700 Summer St. NE
Salem, OR 97301-1285
FAX: 503-373-2392
TTY: 503-373-2217

Linn County Veteran's Service Office
330 3rd Ave
Albany, OR 97321
Phone 541-967-3882
Fax 541-928-3517

Benton County Veteran's Service Office
301 SW 4th St Suite 140
Corvallis, OR 97333
Fax 541-758-3127
TTY 541-758-3126

For Federal and State tuition assistance, visit ArmyIgnitED.

For the suicide prevention hotline, call 800-273-TALK (8255). For more information, visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline website.