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Upcoming Events

Market Day

Visit the MVRC at Market Day!

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - Wednesday, December 1, 2021

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Location: John A. Delaney Student Union

Visit the Military and Veterans Resource Center table during Market Day to grab free swag and learn about upcoming events for military-affiliated students. Be on the look out for our table and tent on the following dates:

  • Aug. 25*
  • Sept. 8*
  • Sept. 22
  • Oct. 6
  • Oct. 20
  • Nov. 10*

* The MVRC table will have a special activity or treat on these dates.

 

SVA logo without branches

Student Veterans of America (SVA) Meetings

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - Thursday, November 18, 2021

12:00 pm

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

Meet new friends and champion a good cause. Student Veterans of America (SVA) membership is open to any and all Ospreys who support veterans' efforts! Meetings will be held at noon in Bldg. 2, Room 1100 on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, Sept. 1
  • Thursday, Sept. 16
  • Wednesday, Oct. 6
  • Thursday, Oct. 21
  • Wednesday, Nov. 3
  • Thursday, Nov. 18

 

Air Force Birthday celebration

Air Force Birthday Celebration

Friday, September 17, 2021

11:00 am to 3:00 pm

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

Celebrate the U.S. Air Force's birthday in the MVRC! Stop by to enjoy a slice of birthday cake and share service stories. Plus, Air Force veterans will receive a special birthday present!

 

Mental Health Monday

Mental Health Monday: Cohen Military Family Clinic

Monday, September 20, 2021

11:00 am

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

September's Mental Health Monday will feature a presentation from the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Centerstone about their clinic and the services available for veterans and their family members. Complimentary lunch will be provided for attendees.

 

Dog walking

Volunteering at Jax Humane Society (SVA Event)

Saturday, September 25, 2021

8:00 to 10:00 am

Volunteer at the Jacksonville Humane Society with Student Veterans of America! SVA will be walking dogs on Sept. 25 and Oct. 2, and would love for other Ospreys to join in on the fun. Contact SVA President Tyler Johns to sign up for a volunteer spot (each day is limited to ten participants). Closed-toe shoes are required and all volunteers must be 18 years or older.

 

Dog walking

Volunteering at Jax Humane Society (SVA Event)

Saturday, October 2, 2021

8:00 to 10:00 am

Volunteer at the Jacksonville Humane Society with Student Veterans of America! SVA will be walking dogs on Sept. 25 and Oct. 2, and would love for other Ospreys to join in on the fun. Contact SVA President Tyler Johns to sign up for a volunteer spot (each day is limited to ten participants). Closed-toe shoes are required and all volunteers must be 18 years or older.

 

american flags blowing in the breeze

Hispanic Men and Women in Uniform

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Noon

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

LASO and the MVRC are seeking active duty and veteran Hispanic Ospreys to speak at an upcoming event. Volunteers would share their personal experiences of serving in the military. Contact Gabriella Marquez , LASO president, or Theresa Hammock , MVRC program services coordinator, if you are interested in participating.


Navy ship at sea flying the American flag

Navy Birthday Celebration

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

11:00 am to 3:00 pm

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

Celebrate the U.S. Navy's birthday in the MVRC! Stop by to enjoy a slice of birthday cake and share service stories. Plus,  Navy veterans will receive a special birthday present !


MVRC Lunch and Learn

Lunch & Learn: Financial Wellness & Budgeting with Community First

Thursday, October 14, 2021

11:00 am

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

Cost: Free

During this exciting, fast-paced seminar, you’ll be provided with quick budgeting tips, show you how to easily start positive savings and money habits and much more. You’ll also learn different philosophies and life hacks around budgeting and how to get started with one, if you aren’t already. All attendees that register for our email updates will also receive a complimentary budgeting tool. Lunch is also free to attendees.

Mental Health Monday

Mental Health Monday: Conquer Your Fears at Osprey Cliff

Monday, October 18, 2021

11:00 am to 11:45 am

Location: Student Wellness Complex

Register Now

October's Mental Health Monday will be a group outing to Osprey Cliff at the Student Wellness Complex. Osprey Cliff is the awesome rock wall at the gym, and whether you've climbed it 100 times or zero, we'll do it together on Oct. 18! Registration is required, and bringing a fellow Osprey is encouraged.


Career Strategy

Generating Your Career Strategy

Friday, October 22, 2021

9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Location: Adam W. Herbert University Center, 12000 Alumni Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224

Cost: Free

Register to Attend (Required)

Everyone's career plan is different. Learn how to leverage your unique skillset and generate appropriate career goal strategies with My Career Assist. This free, one-day workshop will teach you how to build a professional framework that will propel any employee to maximum career growth. Parking and lunch are included.

 

This workshop is open to all UNF students, as well as military veterans and military spouses in the community.


Summit Flag

SAVE THE DATE! Bearing the Burden: A First Responder/Military & Family Summit

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

8:30 am to 3:00 pm

Location: Adam W. Hebert University Center, 12000 Alumni Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224

"Bearing the Burden" is a first responder/military and family summit led by Dr. Tracy Hejmanowski. Topics coming soon.

 

Registration will be available soon. For questions contact Dr. Tracy Hejmanowski.

 

american flags blowing in the breeze

Veterans Day Flag Display

Monday, November 8, 2021 - Friday, November 12, 2021

Location: The Green

The week of Veterans Day, Nov. 8th to Nov. 12th, 1,400 American flags will be displayed on the Green to represent the military-affiliated student population at UNF. This Veterans Day, Nov. 11th, take a moment to thank a classmate, a colleague, or a friend for their service to our country.

 

Vets Day Tribute graphic

2021 Veterans Day Tribute

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

9:30 to 11:15 am

Location: Veterans Plaza at the Student Union

The Military and Veterans Resource Center will host a Veterans Day Tribute breakfast and ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 9 to honor and recognize students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members who have served or are still serving in the military.

 

Dough Not Forget

Market Day: Dough-Not Forget to Recognize a Veteran

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Location: Osprey Plaza at the Student Union

Cost: Free

Visit the MVRC table at Market Day to recognize a veteran classmate, professor, friend or family member. Tasty doughnuts will be given out to everyone who adds a name to the "UNF Salutes Veterans" banner.

 

Marines Corps birthday cake, hat, gloves and sabre

Marine Corps Birthday Celebration

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

11:00 am to 3:00 pm

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

Celebrate the U.S. Marine Corp's birthday in the MVRC! Stop by to enjoy a slice of birthday cake and share service stories. Plus,  Marines will receive a special birthday present !

 

At ease event

Mental Health Monday: At Ease Massage Therapy Sessions

Monday, November 15, 2021

10:30 am to 3:30 pm (Registration to Reserve a Time Slot is Required)

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

Cost: Free

November's Mental Health Monday is all about stress relief and feeling good! Let the MVRC and Atlas Mobile Massage put you "At Ease" with ten-minute massage therapy sessions for military-affiliated students and staff. Registration is required and limited. Use the link above to register.

 

Osprey Bball

Osprey Basketball Military Appreciation Night and Veteran Student of the Year

Saturday, November 20, 2021

7:00 pm

Location: UNF Arena

Cost: Students get in free with your Osprey1 Card.

Save the date: November 20 is Military Appreciation Night with Osprey basketball! Plus, Military Veteran Student of the Year will be honored.