Welcome to LFCC’s Veterans Services!

Lord Fairfax Community College is proud to serve veterans and their families, and works to go above and beyond to ensure their academic needs are met. Veterans Services at LFCC serves members of the armed services, veterans, and students using VA benefits. Please contact us with any questions or if you need assistance.

Location: Middletown Campus, Veterans Center, Fairfax Hall, room 605.

We offer services at the Fauquier campus weekly.

Main phone: 540-868-9753

Office Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8am-5pm


Checklist for New Students

Checklist for Transfer Students

Checklist for Military Spouses and Dependents


What does LFCC provide for military students?

  • Dedicated academic advising
  • Assistance in getting military-related federal and state educational benefits 
  • Help selecting classes and navigating LFCC policies
  • Priority enrollment before other LFCC students
  • Free printing
  • Transfer Assistance
  • Evaluation of military transcripts for college credit

Any student using VA benefits will need to complete and return the Veteran Certification Request form each semester. You are also required to notify Veterans Services any time you add, drop, or withdraw from a class or change your program of study.

VA Rules to be aware of when using your benefits

More information about VA programs and education benefits


In order to receive in-state tuition rates, you must either prove you have been residing in Virginia for at least the past year, or you must meet the Military Exception for in-state tuition. If you have questions about your residency status, please contact Admissions and Records at 540-868-7106.


Military students at LFCC who are mobilized or ordered to active duty during the semester may be eligible for tuition and textbook refunds. Read more.

Any student using VA benefits should be aware of important dates (last day to add and drop a course, last day to withdraw from a course, holidays, etc.). These dates can be found in the course schedule and on the LFCC website by viewing the appropriate Academic Calendar.


External resources:

You may also wish to view the list of other external resources for veterans that LFCC has put together.

LFCC is proud to be recognized as a Military Friendly® school.

Sharon Painter
Sharon Painter
Veteran Academic Advisor / School Certifying Official
(540) 869-0768
(540) 868-4134
Anna Citrenbaum
Anna Citrenbaum
Veterans Advisor
(540) 868-9745
(540) 868-4134


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