Veteran Services

Veteran Services

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 Veteran Services 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
VA Vocational Rehab: 319-378-5582

Linn County Veterans Affairs
Contact: Dustin Peterson
1240 26th Ave. Court SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

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

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

 Regional Processing Office (St. Louis)

VA Direct Deposit

Cedar Rapids CBOC
(Community Based Outpatient Clinic)
2230 Wiley Blvd. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
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 confidential, 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
Cedar Rapids Campus
2026B, 2nd floor Iowa Hall
319-398-4962 or 1-800-332-2055, ext. 4962


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