1A.  Application for Online Fee Waiver

       (DVS form 40)

Veterans Office Contact Information

1B. Geni Lesler     Phone: (559) 582-3211 ext 2669

      Stan Hess       Phone: (559) 582-3211 ext 2664

   Terry Sanders   Phone: (559) 582-3211 ext 2669

   Kings County Government Office

   Law Building #4

   Hanford, CA 93230

   Website: Kings County VA office

Registration Process (required)

3A. Request all transcripts from other  colleges    

      Official transcripts must be sealed.

4.   Assessment/Placement Test

      Exemptions: English & Math Class completed 

      at another college.  Dates and Times – online

5.   Make appointment with VA Counselor/Advisor

      Call Monique Suter (559) 925-3341

6.   Inform Monique Suter for any billing questions

      and/or personal information.

College Fee Program

For children and dependents of service connected disabled or services-related deceased veterans.  The waiver of tuition fees applies only to California Universitities, State and Community Colleges.  Benefits are awarded on an "academic year" basis. Students are required to reapply each year for continued benefits.


  • Every dependent must submit their application through the County Veterans Service Office. 
  • A Letter of Eligibility must be received from the County Veterans Service Office with West Hills College as the approved college.
  • The Letter of Eligibility is good for the academic year.  Every dependent must renew their eligibility each year during the new tax season.
  • Every dependent must contact the Certifying Official to ensure that West Hills College has received a Letter of Eligibility.
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