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									                                             INFORMATIONAL NOTICE

      PRIORITY ADMISSION TO THE VOCATIONAL NURSING PROGRAM FOR A VETERAN OR ELIGIBLE SPOUSE

The Vocational Nursing Program has been granted Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funds to expand the nursing program. The
WIA funds have allowed the expansion of the nursing program by ten additional slots. For the Spring 2011 admission, veterans
and eligible spouses will be given priority admission for the WIA-funded slots based on the following eligibility criteria:

      Eligibility for the priority admission includes the following criteria:

             1.    Service in the active military, naval, or air service, and discharge under conditions
                   other than dishonorable. Active service includes full-time duty in the National Guard

             2.    Current spouse or widow/er of a veteran.

             3.    Have met the prerequisites and admission criteria for the Vocational Nursing Program as
                   outlined in the Nursing Application Handbook.

      Procedure:

             1.    Review the Nursing Application Handbook http://www.losmedanos.edu/nursing/vn.asp

             2.    Complete and submit the Vocational Nursing Application (found in the Appendices of the Nursing
                   Application Handbook ) between August 2 – Oct 1, 2010 to the Admissions and Records Office
                   no later than 3 pm Oct 1, 2010.

             3.    Include with the application a copy of the DD214 form and for spouses include the DD214 and
                   marriage certificate.

             4.    In the event that more than 10 veterans and/or eligible spouses apply for the Spring 2011
                   admission, selection for the WIA-funded slots will be made by random selection from the
                   qualified eligible applicants meeting the eligibility criteria.
                                                                                                                Posted 3/3/10

								
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