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NOTE: To attend Palomar College as a Guest Student, please have the parent-school complete and send a “Parent Letter” form to withParent Letterin the subject line. Certifying Officials are located in our “Contact Us” tab. 

Guide to Online Certifications for New and Current Students

With concern regarding the transmission of COVID-19, the Veterans Resource Center will temporarily allow students to certify their classes for the semester and add/drop classes from a current certification using an online format. All forms must be submitted to

Any correspondence via email must be done from your Palomar student email. Documents submitted from personal emails will not be accepted.

1.) Parent Letter Completed.

2.) Email these forms from your PALOMAR STUDENT EMAIL to ( ).

    • VA Benefit Coding Request: Students must fill out this form to be coded as a Veteran in Eservices and receive priority enrollment.  Open the PDF file and fill in all red boxes.  When completed, save the file with your last name and student ID as the name (e.g. smith123456789) and email to with “Coding Request” in the subject line FROM YOUR PALOMAR STUDENT EMAIL
    • Semester Certification Request: Students must complete this form each semester and turn it into the VRC. Fill this form out and save the file with your last name and student ID as the name (e.g. smith123456789) and email to with “Certification Request” in the subject line FROM YOUR PALOMAR STUDENT EMAIL.

(*Files in Adobe Acrobat PDF format work best with Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the FREE Acrobat Reader.)

Summer 2020
4 week (1)May 26-June 19
6 weekJune 22- Jul 31
8 weekJune 22-Aug 14
4 week (2)June 22-Jul 17
4 week (3)Jul 20-Aug 14
Registration Info:
March 13: Online Class Schedule Search (My Class Finder)
April 16: Hard copy class schedule on campus (mailed 4/13/2020)
April 27: Registration Begins
Fall 2020
16 weekAug 24-Dec 19
8 week (Fast Track I)Aug 24-Oct 17
8 week (Fast Track II)Oct 19-Dec 19
Fall Registration Info:
April 10: Online Class Schedule Search (My Class Finder)
May 11: Hard copy class schedule on campus (mailed 5/8/2020)
June 4: Registration Begins

How many units are considered full time?

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  16 week Session 8 week Session 6 week Session 4 week Session Pay Status Equivalent
 Units 12 6 4 3 Full Time
9 4 3 2 ¾ time
7 3 2.5 1.5 >½ time
6 2 1 1  <½ time = No BAH

 Note: Post 9/11 Education Benefit pays to the nearest 10% of the student status. For example, if you are considered ¾ time (75%) the VA will pay 80% of the full-time BAH rate.

Note: Federal privacy laws restrict the type of information we provide on the phone. We can only provide general information to students regarding their file. Parents and Spouses are reminded that we cannot provide information about the student without a written release signed by the student authorizing staff to discuss the record.

Last modified on March 17, 2020

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