Upcoming Events 

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Fall 2016 Classes Begin

Monday, August 22, 2016


Welcome back to campus, Ospreys! Remember to stop by the MVRC for free brain fuel (coffee) and a quiet place to study!

taste and tour

Taste & Tour of 57 West

Thursday, August 25, 2016
11:00 a.m.

Location: College of Education and Human Services Annex (Bldg 57 W)


Cost: Free

Take a taste tour of 57 West in the College of Education and Human Services Building while enjoying free lunch.  Meet staff from Student Affairs-the Taylor Leadership Institute (TLI), Military Veterans Resource Center (MVRC), the Disability Resource Center (DRC), and On Campus Transition (OCT). We want to welcome all new and returning students.  Come by, meet our staff, and hear all about our transformative programs and volunteer opportunities offered throughout the year. 

OCT Mentoring

Become an On Campus Transition (OCT) Mentor! (Lunch & Learn)

Monday, August 29, 2016
11:30 a.m.

Location: In the MVRC


RSVP

Looking to get involved? On Campus Transition has an array of fun ways for you to receive volunteer hours and valuable experience. Join us for this Lunch and Learn to discover how you can become a mentor!

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Visit the MVRC table at Market Day!

Wednesday, September 07, 2016
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: Student Union


Visit the Military and Veterans Resource Center at Market Day for information and giveaways!

Navy Federal CU

Lunch & Learn with Navy Federal

Thursday, September 08, 2016
Noon

Location: In the MVRC (57/2700)


Learn banking basics and tips for managing your money during this lunch and learn with Navy Federal Credit Union!

Vet Center Van

Mobile Vet Center

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: Student Union by the Lake


Mobile Vet Centers are community-based counseling centers that provide a broad range of services to assist in readjusting to civilian life. They provide services to veterans and servicemembers who have served in a war zone or area of hostility and their families. Vet Center services are also extended to family members who experienced an active duty death (bereavement counseling) and veterans of any era who have experienced any form of military sexual trauma or harassment.

 

Services include:

 

- Individual counseling

- Group counseling

- Marital and family counseling for issues related to the readjustment of the veteran

- Bereavement counseling for families who experience an active duty death

- Medical referrals

- VBA benefits explanation and referral

- Employment counseling, guidance and referrals

- Alcohol/substance abuse assessments and referrals

- Information and referral to community resources

- Military sexual trauma counseling and referral

- Outreach and community education

Navy Reserve

Naval Reserves Informational Lunch & Learn

Thursday, September 15, 2016
11:00 am

Location: In the MVRC (57/2700)


Learn about part-time opportunities in the Navy Reserves during this special information session!

Air Force Bday

Air Force Birthday

Monday, September 19, 2016
All day

Location: In the MVRC


Celebrate the Air Force's 69th birthday with food, games, and fun!

Navy Federal CU

Lunch & Learn with Navy Federal

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Noon

Location: In the MVRC (57/2700)


Learn banking basics and tips for managing your money during this lunch and learn with Navy Federal Credit Union!

movie night

Movie Night!

Thursday, September 22, 2016
TBD

Location: Student Union Auditorium


Save the date for movie night with the Military and Veterans Resource Center and Health Promotions! We'll be showing "Inside Out!"

Potluck food

Potluck!

Tuesday, October 04, 2016
11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Location: In the MVRC (57/2700)


October 4 is potluck day in the MVRC! The theme will be announced on the MVRC fridge, and all are welcome to sign up!

Navy Federal CU

Lunch & Learn with Navy Federal

Thursday, October 06, 2016
Noon

Location: In the MVRC (57/2700)


Learn banking basics and tips for managing your money during this lunch and learn with Navy Federal Credit Union!

service flags

Ribbon Cutting for Veterans Park

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
11:00 a.m.

Location: Veterans Park (Student Union Flagpole)


Join us for the ribbon cutting ceremony for UNF's Veterans Park.

Navy Bday

Navy Birthday

Thursday, October 13, 2016
All day

Location: In the MVRC


Celebrate the Navy's 241st birthday with food, games, and fun!

Team RWB

Team Red, White and Blue Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
11:00 am

Location: In the MVRC (57/2700)


Team RWB creates communities of veterans, their families, and American citizens that enjoy authentic interaction through physical and social activities. They host fitness activities, social events, and have many volunteer opportunities. Learn how you can become involved with the Jacksonville chapter at this lunch and learn!

Week of Valor events

Week of Valor Movie Screening

Monday, November 07, 2016
TBA

Location: Student Union Ballrooms A/B


Save the date for a movie screening for the City of Jacksonville's Week of Valor!

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Veterans Day Tribute

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

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. Show your support and give thanks to those who have served and are currently serving in our Armed Forces.

 

 

Marine Corps Bday

Marine Corps Birthday

Thursday, November 10, 2016
All day

Location: In the MVRC


Celebrate the Marine Corps' 241st birthday with food, games, and fun!

Graduating Students

Fall 2016 Veterans' Graduation Reception

Friday, November 18, 2016
12:00 p.m.

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


Cost: Free

RSVP Me!

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, November 18 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.