Welcome, U.S. Military, Veterans, and Families!

It is our upmost honor to announce that, for the past 5 years, Spartanburg Community College has been listed as a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs Magazine, ranking in the top 15 percent of all colleges, universities, and trade schools nationwide committed to the needs of military students.

We thank all veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice.

Star Program LogoSCC's Star Program - Green Zones for Military Students and Family Members  

If you need assistance or just want to talk to someone about challenges you're having, SCC has faculty and staff members ready to help or listen. Please visit any one on our Star Program list, indicated by the label on office doors. They can provide you with the resources you need.

Upstate Warrior Solution

UWS is a non-profit organization serving Upstate veterans, active duty, National Guard, and Reserve warriors and their families. The vision of UWS is to restore our warriors with a sense of purpose, and to empower the community to be responsive to our warriors and their families. Veterans are welcome to call our office at (864) 977-1288 or stop by for assistance. Resources are also available at www.upstatewarriorsolution.org.

tudent Veterans Association LogoJoin SCC's Student Veterans of America (SVA)  

SVA provides military veterans, current service members, dependents, and supporters with a supportive environment for networking and camaraderie. The emphasis is to foster relationships within and outside SCC to address student veterans' needs, facilitate student success, and to increase students' access to available resources. To join, contact Jessie Schlosser with SCC Student Life at (864) 592-4424. For more information about the National SVA, visit http://www.studentveterans.org.

SCC's Warrior Lounge
The Warrior Lounge at SCC is located on the Giles campus, Powers Building, Rm. D-3. This room is dedicated exclusively to our veteran students and serves as a study area and meeting room.

If you are a veteran, please stop by the Warrior Lounge and take advantage of this quiet space devoted to our veterans.

Paying for College or Career Training


VA Benefits - If you are seeking a certificate or degree program, SCC s Veteran Affairs Office will walk you through the education benefits process. Contact paynek@sccsc.edu, call (864) 592-4810 or visit www.sccsc.edu/veterans-assistance.

Veteran Scholarships Forever - Veterans and their spouses who are seeking non-credit career training can apply for this scholarship. Contact SCC Corporate & Community Education at johnsr@sccsc.edu or call (864) 592-4910 for details

The Honorable Rufus H. Foster Jr. KNOW(2) Scholarship - For Cherokee county residents who qualify, this scholarship covers any tuition amount remaining after all other traditional financial aid options have been exhausted. Veterans have some exceptions. Please call (864) 206-2700 for information.