Upcoming Events 


Jacoby Entrepreneurship Training for Veterans - Business Tools

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: Adam W. Herbert University Center

Cost: Free

Register now! Space is limited!

Learn digital business tools to help start, grow or maintain your small business or franchise business.


All active duty military, veterans and their spouses/business partners are invited to attend a FREE informative one-day workshop covering digital business tools and concepts for small business or franchise ownership.

Learning or enhancing your digital skills can positively impact your professional life and business! Topics covered during the workshop will include:

• social media and marketing automation

• analytics/data science and dashboards

• digital accounting

• sales and service management

• digital concepts such as: cloud and mobile computing, telemedicine, cyber security, 3D printing

• Breakfast, lunch and parking are included!

• PLUS: Pelocity assessment access for all attendees!

• ETV-BT is generously sponsored by Robert Jacoby.



job search

Lunch & Learn with Career Services: Job Hunting

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Noon to 12:45 pm

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)

I'll be there!

Do you know how to find your next great career opportunity? The MVRC and Career Services are partnering for a special lunch and learn to teach you tips on how to find open positions at any experience level. You will also learn how to write an attention-grabbing cover letter and polished resume.


Don't worry about lunch - it's on us. A R.S.V.P. is appreciated though! (link above)



Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots Donation Drive

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - Thursday, November 30, 2017

Donate any time between Oct. 29 and Nov. 30!

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)

Toys for Tots is a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve which distributes toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for Christmas. The Military and Veterans Resource Center will be collecting donations for this program beginning in October 2017.



Veterans Day Tribute 2017

Veterans Day Tribute 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

10:30 AM

Location: Student Union Plaza

Cost: Free

Please join us in honoring all those who served by attending our annual Veterans Day Tribute on the Student Union Plaza!  Displays, Museum pieces, the VA Mobile Van, WWP, K9's for Warriors among others will be present on the Plaza starting at 9 AM!  

The Tribute will commence at 10:30 AM with the UNF ROTC Drill Team and Color Guard.  Music will be provided by the UNF Brass Quintet and we are extremely honored to announce that our VIP Guest Speaker is Rear Admiral Bette Bolivar Commander, Navy Region Southeast.


Lunch & Learn with WWII Veteran Andy Ramotnik

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Noon to 1:00 p.m.

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)

I'll be there!

Andy Ramotnik is a WWII veteran with a remarkable story. After his B-25 was shot down and Andy was captured, he made a harrowing escape from a German POW camp... only to be recaptured and escape again! Join us for a very special lunch and learn with Andy where he will recount his story and answer questions from students.

Marine Corps Bday

Marine Corps Birthday!

Thursday, November 9, 2017

8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)

Celebrate the U.S. Marine Corps' birthday in the MVRC! Stop by to enjoy a slice of birthday cake, learn fun Marine Corps facts, and share service stories.


Third Thursday at Veterans United Brewery

Thursday, November 16, 2017

5:30 to 7:30 pm

Location: 8999 Western Way #104, Jacksonville, FL 32256

Details coming soon!



Graduating Students

Fall 2017 Veterans' Graduation Ceremony

Friday, December 1, 2017

Noon to 2:00 pm

Location: Talon Room (Bldg. 16, Osprey Commons, 4th Floor)

R.S.V.P. Now!

CONGRATULATIONS FALL 2017 GRADUATES! In honor of your hard work, the Military and Veterans Resource Center would like to present graduating   active duty military, ROTC, veterans and reservists with a special red, white and blue graduate cord! Cords will be presented to you during a recognition ceremony on Friday, December 1 at 12:00 p.m. in the Talon Room (Bldg. 16, Osprey Commons, 4th Floor).


Family and friends are welcome to attend and celebrate your achievement with us, and refreshments will be provided. There is no charge for a cord, but you must R.S.V.P. to reserve one!


To R.S.V.P.: Email mvrc@unf.edu with your name, N number and branch of service.




Osprey Bball

Osprey Basketball Military Appreciation Night and Veteran Student of the Year

Wednesday, December 13, 2017


Location: UNF Arena

Save the date! December 13th is Military Appreciation Night at the Osprey basketball game! Plus, Military Veteran Student of the Year will be honored.