Program Closure Informational Workshop for Healthcare Career College Students

The Office of Student Assistance and Relief (OSAR) was notified that Healthcare Career College’s (Paramount, CA) approval of its Vocational Nursing Program was revoked by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians, effective February 16, 2024. OSAR is a California State agency that offers free individualized assistance to students who have been affected by the closure of a program. In order to assist students, OSAR representatives will be available on the following dates and times listed below.

Student Workshop Location Student Workshop Date/Time
East Rancho Dominguez Library
Meeting Room
4420 E Rose St,
East Compton, CA 90221
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (PST)

Students’ Rights

We want you to know that you have rights when your program closes.

  • You Have the Right to Request a Refund From Your School.
  • You Have the Right to Seek Student Loan Relief Options. Contact Your Loan Servicer to Learn More About Your Options. If You Aren’t Sure Who Your Loan Servicer is, Contact the National Student Loan Data Systems.
  • You Have the Right to Request Reimbursement of Your Tuition from the Student Tuition Recovery Fund. The Student Tuition Recovery Fund application is available here and will be discussed at the workshop.
  • You Have the Right to Transfer to Another School. Transferring Any Credits/Units to Another School May Affect Your Eligibility for a Loan Discharge or Tuition Reimbursements.

Veteran Students

Veteran students are encouraged to visit the GI Bill Web site at to access the GI Bill Comparison Tool, an easy-to-use online tool that provides information to calculate benefits and research approved programs, tuition/fees, housing allowance, graduation and loan default rates.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (USDVA) administers the GI Bill, and makes all determinations related to Veteran education benefit eligibility and payments. The USDVA also regulates entitlements paid to Veterans and performs all calculations. All questions regarding eligibility and payment of GI Bill benefits must be directed to the USDVA at 1-888-GIBILL1.

  • USDVA will not pay GI Bill education benefits at an unapproved institution.
  • Only the USDVA can provide assistance or address questions related to GI Bill eligibility or payment.
  • Questions or concerns related to Hussian College should be directed to school representatives.
  • Visit the USDVA’s GI Bill website at to access education benefit information.
  • Visit the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) Web site at to obtain assistance with other Veteran needs and services.

Students are encouraged to monitor OSAR’s website along with its Instagram, Twitter and Facebook pages regularly for up-to-date information on the resources available to students following their school’s program suspension. Please direct any questions for the Office of Student Assistance and Relief to (888) 370-7589, option #5 or email us at