“While there is a reported 30% drop of veteran services provided by colleges and universities. The University of the Pacific is expanding facilities and services to the veteran student community.
An article by the Military Times, reports a survey conducted by Operation College Promise and the Texas A&M University System found that the veteran services fell from 80 percent of schools surveyed to 72 percent.
The reduction in veteran services was contributed to the current COVID-19 pandemic and due to funding and staffing reductions.
There are 35,000 veterans in San Joaquin County. San Joaquin Delta College’s veteran student population is estimated at three hundred.”