Our Veterans Service Centers offer

  • Answers to questions about the GI Bill and veterans educational benefits
  • Information and guidance about entitlements, filing claims to the VA, certifying enrollments at the college and maintaining satisfactory course pursuit
  • Assistance in signing 90-day VA deferment to finalize payment for SPC enrollment fees
  • Free use of computers
  • Opportunities to socialize with other student veterans
  • Information about SPC campus life

Our single contact number is 727-341-7990. Our specialists on four campuses look forward to working directly with you as you navigate SPC.

Clearwater Campus​

Audwin Scott
Veterans Services Student Support Advisor

Audwin is a 20-year Army veteran who has worked with St. Petersburg College since 2011 in various departments throughout the college. He started in a temporary position at the Gibbs Campus as a New Student Orientation Facilitator. Audwin then took a position as an Administrative Service Specialist in the Paralegal Studies Department at the Clearwater Campus. He accepted the position of Clearwater Campus Student Support Advisor in Veterans Services in August, 2018. He graduated from St. Petersburg College with his bachelor's degree in 2014.

SS 102 A​
727-791-2676​
Student Office​
SS 102​
727-791-2677​

Seminole Campus​

Joe Eisenhauer
Veterans Services Student Support Advisor

Joe is a nine-year Army veteran. Upon leaving the Service, Joe came to St. Petersburg College and received a degree, while simultaneously gaining experience as a work-study student in the Veterans Services office. Upon reflection, Joe realized how much he enjoys working with various veterans. Shortly thereafter, Joe accepted a job opening as a Student Support Advisor  to continue assisting vets.​

UP 179 A​
727-394-6262​
Student Office​
UP 179​
727-394-6262

St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus​

William O'Connor
Veterans Services Student Support Advisor

SA 131
727-341-4431
Student Office​
SA 133​
727-341-4271​

Native Floridian William O'Connor is a Marine Veteran who served during Gulf War Conflict and Operation Desert Storm and is an SPC Alumnus. William previously worked with the Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida as a Philanthropist. He holds an Associate of Arts Degree from St. Petersburg College and a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Geography from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. William is presently finishing his Master of Liberal Arts in Florida Studies at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg.

Tarpon Springs Campus​

Jessica Stephens
Veterans Services Student Support Advisor

Jessica joined SPC Veteran  Services in July of 2017. She has been an educator for 18 years with a background in organizational training, secondary classroom teaching and post-secondary student advisory services. Born and raised in Maryland to military parents, Jessica enjoys helping our veteran students pursue their academic goals. Jessica graduated from Union College in New York and earned her MA in Teaching from Simmons College in Boston.

AG 121​
727-712-5282​
Student Office​
AG 132​
727-712-5731

Federal contact information If your SPC Veterans Services Specialist cannot resolve your issue, you can contact the Veterans Affairs Regional Processing Office in Atlanta at 1-888-GI-BILL-1 (1-888-442-4551). This number will connect you to the VA Educational Information Line, where counselors should be able to provide additional information concerning benefits eligibility, payment status, etc.

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