Upcoming Events 

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Military & Veteran Orientation

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Bldg. 57, Room 1100 A

Cost: Free


In our quest to successfully support the transition of military and veteran students from combat to an academic setting, we will host an orientation specifically designed for incoming vets each semester. 


This orientation will address issues that are of specific use and interest to active duty military, reservists, veteran students and military dependents using GI benefits.  A reception will be held afterward.


You are welcome to attend even if this is not your first semester!

Week of Welcome taste and tour logo

Week of Welcome, Taste & Tour of 57 West

Thursday, August 27, 2015
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Tom & Betty Petway Hall, Building 57 West

Cost: FREE

Taste & Tour of 57 West is Coming!

Join Us During the Week of Welcome! 

Free Food!   Free Giveaways!  A Fantastic Chance to Learn About Your UNF Community!

Plus Volunteer and Transformative Learning Opportunities, Scholarship Information! And More!!

The Disability Resource Center, The Military & Veterans Resource Center, On Campus Transition

and the Taylor Leadership Institute have teamed up to provide you with the best tour on campus!



Entrepreneurship Training for Veterans (ETV)

Thursday, September 10, 2015
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: UNF University Center, 12000 Alumni Drive

Cost: Free


The event is three days: September 10, September 17 and September 24. Registration is for all three days.

 Have you always dreamed of owning your own small business? Don’t know where to start? 


Join us at the University of North Florida Herbert University Center to take part of the Entrepreneurship Training for Veterans. You will have an opportunity to talk with entrepreneurs and investors about how they started from the ground up. Past training sessions have included: Developing an Idea for a Business, Entrepreneurial Networking and Government Contracting, Financing, and Business Plans.  


You have been thinking about it, now it is time to take action— Register now!


Any questions, please contact Rich Carey, (904) 620-5130 or rich.carey@unf.edu.

Air Force Bday

Branch Birthday: Air Force

Friday, September 18, 2015
11:00 a.m. to Noon

Location: In the MVRC


Celebrate the Air Force's 68th birthday with food, games, and fun!

Library Workshop

Library Skills Workshop

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location: In the MVRC


Did you know that the Thomas G. Carpenter Library rents laptops to students? Or that you can text and chat with librarians from your own home? Learn all the amazing services that the campus library offers during a Library Skills Lunch & Learn!

Potluck 1

Potluck! "Southern Celebration"

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Location: In the MVRC

The fall's first potluck theme will be "Southern Celebration." Sign-up to bring in your favorite southern-inspired dish or fixin'. (Sign-up sheet will be on the MVRC fridge beginning in September.)

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Veteran Skills To Achieve Results (S.T.A.R.)

Friday, October 09, 2015
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location: UNF Herbert University Center


Sign-in begins at 9 am with breakfast (danishes, fruit, juice and coffee).


To All Military Veterans! Veteran Skills To Achieve Results (S.T.A.R.) is coming soon!


You will learn:   


         - How to convert your military experience into civilian experience that employers can understand  

         - The do's and don'ts of interviewing.

         - How to network for employment

         - How to write an effective resume 


Contact Rich Carey at (904) 620-5130 or  rich.carey@unf.edu for more information.



Navy Bday

Branch Birthday: Navy

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
11:00 a.m. to Noon

Location: In the MVRC


Celebrate the Navy's 240th birthday with food, games, and fun!

Potluck 2

Potluck! "A Few of My Favorite Things"

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Location: In the MVRC

Everyone has a favorite food; bring yours to the MVRC's October potluck! The sign-up sheet will be on the MVRC fridge beginning in October.

Veterans Day Picture

Veterans Day Tribute

Monday, November 09, 2015
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Student Union Plaza

The Military & Veterans Resource Center invites you to join us in paying tribute to our student veterans, faculty, staff and alumni!

Please come and take advantage of this excellent opportunity to show your support and give thanks to those who have served and are currently serving in our Armed Forces.



Marine Corps Bday

Branch Birthday: Marine Corps

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
11:00 a.m. to Noon

Location: In the MVRC


Celebrate the Marine Corps' 240th birthday with food, games, and fun!

Osprey Bball

Military Appreciation Night - Osprey Basketball

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Game starts at 7 PM

Location: UNF Arena

Cost: Reduced ticket prices for military and veterans, plus up to 3 family members

Save the date for the first men's basketball game of the season which is also Military Appreciation Night! More information will be available soon.

Graduating Students

Fall 2015 Graduates!

Friday, December 04, 2015
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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

Cost: Free


CONGRATULATIONS! In honor of your hard work, the Military & 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 4 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 RSVP to reserve one!


To RSVP: Email mvrc@unf.edu with your name, N number and branch of service.