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Military and Veterans Resource Center

Welcome to the Military and Veterans Resource Center!

 

The MVRC was established in 2009 to serve as the primary point of contact for active duty military, veterans and their family members on campus. The center is committed to ensuring that military-affiliated students successfully make the transition from the military environment to campus life and are assisted in their progress toward completing their academic degree. The MVRC also serves as a resource to veteran employees, providing guidance and referrals to assist with coaching, mentoring, and integration into the campus community.

 

The center's overall goal is to deliver tangible tools and services to optimize academic success leading to graduation and employment opportunities. This effort involves collaboration with other offices on campus:

Center Resources:

  • Four VA Certifying Officials and a Transition Coach
  • Lounge and Group Study Rooms
  • Computer Workstations with Free Printing
  • Kitchen with Free Coffee, Refrigerator, Microwave
  • Daily Use Lockers
  • Fax Machine and Copier
  • Notary Services Available with Advance Notice
  • Special Programs and Events
  • Scholarships for Veterans and Military Dependents

Certifying Officials Can Assist Students With:

  • Understanding and applying for VA educational benefits to include the Montgomery G.I. Bill® (30), Vocational Rehabilitation (31), Post 9/11 G.I. Bill® (33), Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance Program (35), and Montgomery - Selected Reserve (1606).
  • Completing the required processes to utilize VA educational benefits at UNF.
  • Understanding compensation for VA educational benefits and student financial responsibilities.
  • Transition support services, including but not limited to: job search assistance, scholarships and benefits counseling.
  • Referral to counseling services for readjustment or stress management assistance.
  • Referral to tutoring services to ensure academic success.
  • Coordination with other on-campus, community and VA resources to best assist current students.

Certifying Officials Can Connect Students With:

  • Student Financial Services for tuition assistance and Education Dollars for Duty information.
  • One Stop for financial aid advising.
  • College or Undergraduate Studies for academic advising.
  • Career Services for job search and professional skills training.
  • Referrals to other services to assistance veterans and their family members.

 

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Consumer information for current and prospective students and employees.

 


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