You must register (the black button above) before completing the Tuition, Cal Poly Enrollment, and Housing enrollment components below.
NOTE: If you are interested in signing up for the 2 Day Hydro Organic Farm Essentials Workshop, click here.
The following are the instructions on how to enroll, obtain Veteran Benefits and a list of lodging opportunities.
Due to administration requirements by Cal Poly University – Pomona, it is recommended that you complete your enrollment process as soon as possible to ensure you have a seat in class. These details include: (1) requesting your Veteran Benefits Certificate of Eligibility (COE), (2) registering for the class you desire on the Cal Poly University website, (3) Grant Application Opportunities if needed, and (4) logistics for lodging or transportation while taking the course.
Click here to register for the SAT Class of your choice at Cal Poly Pomona.
Select the session you plan on attending.
Proceed to check out, as you would purchase any item online.
Complete the personal information required.
Method of Payment: CREDIT CARD / TUITION ASSISTANCE / GI Benefits
Please e-mail your E-Benefit paperwork and completed registration to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also, be sure to include in the email your approved Certificate of eligibility (COE) that you received in the mail. If you have not received your official COE at the time of course registration, this is when you will send a copy of your screenshot with a promise that you will send a copy when you receive it in the mail.
Once Archis Institute receives this completed registration and payment confirmation, you will receive a Welcome Letter from Archi’s Institute with address and general info and we look forward to having you in class.
1. LOG ONTO E-BENEFITS WEBSITE CLICK HERE
2. Click on “APPLY FOR BENEFITS” Tab
3. Click on VONAPP
4. Chose “I AM A NEW VONAPP USER” Read screen information. Click “continue.” Read next screen information click “continue.”
5. Choose “NO CREATE A VONAPP ACCOUNT”
Type in your USER NAME / PASSWORD/ HINT/EMAIL ADDRESS
6. Click “CREATE FORM”
Select from the drop down box:
**** Education Benefits Form 22-1990, if you are starting school or using this benefit for first time – Click “Continue ****
**** or Select “Education Benefits Form 22-1995 if you are changing schools and now using GI Benefits for VSAT program****
**** or Select Education Benefits From 22-1990 E if you are a family member of a Veteran, who transferred their benefits to you****
8. Educational, Professional,or vocational goal are you working toward?
Goals – Bachelors
Read screen information click “continue”
Read next screen information click “continue”
7. Click “YES I HAVE READ EXPLANATION…..”
8. Click “CREATE NEW VONAPP CLAIM FORM Click “CONTINUE”
9. Proceed to answer all the personal questions on the claim
*** BE SURE TO TYPE: CAL POLY EXTENDED UNIVERSITY POMONA (SAT) AS THE UNIVERSITY/PROGRAM AS THEY ARE THE AUTHORIZED INSTITUTION TO ACCEPT AND PROCESS YOUR GI BENEFITS. DO NOT LIST ARCHIS ACRES (FARM NAME), OR ARCHI’S INSTITUTE, OR SAT (PROGRAM NAME) ONLY. OTHERWISE YOUR CLAIM WILL BE REJECTED, DELAYING RECEIPT OF YOUR CERTIFICATE OF ELIGIBILITY (COE) Cal Poly Pomona, CEU, 3801 W. Temple Ave., Bldg 220C, Ste 140, Pomona, CA 91768***
10. Take a screen shot when you are done and email this screenshot to email@example.com
11. SUBMIT YOUR CLAIM
12. FOLLOW UP ON YOUR CLAIM BY LOGGING INTO EBENEFITS AND SEEING THE STATUS OF YOUR CLAIM.
*** REMEMBER YOUR USER NAME AND PASSWORD FOR VONAPP ***
*** SAVE YOUR SCREEN SHOT OR A PRINTED VERSION OF YOUR CONFIRMATION OF SUCCESSFUL SUBMISSION ****
When you receive your ‘Certificate of Eligibility” from the VA (because of your enrollment in E-benefits and applying for the certificate), either by mail or email: send a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org
Instructions to get digital COE:
Go to https://gibill.custhelp.com
Click on “Ask a question tab” after logging in.
Then fill the subject with something like “Requesting Certificate of Eligibility” then write a brief sentence stating your request.
IN YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR VA BENEFITS:
You MUST call the VA (888) GIBenefits-1 / (888)442-4551, or Cal Poly Pomona University to receive information regarding veteran benefits. You may also contact the Veterans Representative in the Vet Center at Cal Poly http://http://www.cpp.edu/~veterans/index.shtml
TUITION ASSISTANCE APPLICATION – DETAILS TO COMPLETE THE FORM
NETPDTC 1560/3 Rev. (09/07) form:
Under the Course Description Block:
COURSE: VSAT / SAT
COURSE TITLE: VETERANS SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL TRAINING / SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL TRAINING
CD CODES: V
CL CODES: 2
PIM CODES: I (as in “India”)
CU CODES: C
# of Credit Hours: 270 Tuition
Cost Per Credit Hour: $16.67
COURSE FEE: $0
TOTAL COURSE COST: $4500.90
CIVILIAN AND VETERAN GRANT OPPORTUNITIES:
Work Investment Act (WIOA) through Workforce Development through EDD. must go to a Workforce Development Office to initiate.
CSU Pomona, WIOA/ETPL information:
Facility code: 12625000
State provider #: 3022
>> Click here for a List of One Stop Shops for California. You will need to go into the office to start the process which will take 3 – 4 weeks approx. When you go to the EDD office, be sure to bring your Social Security Card, Military ID if applicable, and Drivers License.
>> For CalJobs representative, if they cannot find SAT Cal Poly, visit: www.caljobs.ca.gov
Click on: Job Seekers
Click on: Education
Click on: Training Providers
School is CSU Pomona > Sustainable Agriculture Training
Your counselor at One Stop/Workforce Development will assist with the actual enrollment.
*** ARCHI’S ACRES and ARCHI’S INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE DOES NOT ENDORSE ANY LODGING FACILITY. WE ARE ONLY ASSISTING YOUR SEARCH FOR LODGING CLOSE BY, AND HAVE AGREEMENTS WITH SOME LOCAL BUSINESS’S FOR DISCOUNTED PRICES FOR STUDENTS ***
$50 night 250 W. El Norte Pkwy, Escondido, CA, 92026, US Phone: (760) 746-0441 Fax: (760) 746-0537
RV PARK – CHAMPANGE LAKES RV RESORT
POC CJ Williams at 949-500-5674 or Denise Rincon at 760-749-7572
http://www.champangelakesrvresort.com -10 minute commute to school /farm
Requires a returnable security deposit $350 -$50 a night / $350 weekly rate includes electricity, cable, wifi Safari RV Class A
Tent site also available
SAN DIEGO STUDENT HOUSING
– Fully furnished rooms
– Between $600-$900 MONTH and in great locations by beach, Trader Joe’s…. etc.
SAN DIEGO YOUTH HOSTEL:
– Minimum stay for VSAT students is 30 days, but they get the reduced rate of $15 a night (Reg. travelers pay $25-$40 depending on number of room mates)
-Free breakfast daily / free dinner at least 4 nights of the week
POC is Meg at 619-955-7723
ARCHI’S ACRES HOUSE/ WOUNDED WARRIOR HOMES
2948 Amanecer Place, Escondido, CA, United States –
POC is Gene D. Jennet, Executive Assistant
– $1300 for 6 weeks
$75.00 Refundable Security Deposit, $25.00 Cleaning Fee
– WWH will use your COE from GI Benefits as ‘promissory note’ of payment
– Only houses 3 Students a class from Out of State
Private Homes on Organic Farms – Room Rentals:
 Soleil Develle (760) 521-7649, Fallbrook CA 5th Wheel Trailer – $1000.00, email@example.com
 Jane Kehr (949) 636-0514 (SAT Alumni), Valley Center, CA firstname.lastname@example.org
 Barry Bevier (619) 980-1998, Vista, CA One 12×15 bedroom. Shared bath with my daughter so prefer a woman, use of laundry, kitchen, wi-fi. Quiet rural area. Thanks – honored to help our vets. email@example.com
Archi’s Institute For Sustainable Agriculture