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Veterans Academic Resource Center
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Welcome to the Veteran Academic Resource Center
Here at the VARC, we are dedicated to accommodating your needs as a student veteran.
Student Academic Resource Center
To learn about services designed to help you achieve academic success, visit the Student Academic Resource Center.
Counseling & Psychological Services
For a safe environment in which to address your personal concerns and how they affect you as a student, visit CAPS!
Career Services
For help finding the right field of study, and to learn the practical application of your major, visit Career Services.
Transfer & Transition Services
For assistance in making a seamless transition to UCF, visit the Office of Transfer and Transition Services.
Student Accessibility Services
To learn about the various ways in which UCF can accommodate students with disabilities, visit Student Accessibility Services.
Hours Mon-Fri: 9am - 5pm
Phone 407-823-2707
Fax 407-823-5879
Location CFE Arena Suite 100

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The Veterans Academic Resource Center, or VARC, is your one-stop solution to your needs as a student veteran. We provide offices, study space and lounge space, as well as access to a number of university offices, in one central location.

At the Veterans Academic Resource Center, our goals are to: Help you understand and ensure your access to all of the campus resources available to you; Help you succeed by providing study space and special tutoring at your convenience; Help UCF faculty and staff understand your unique needs as a student veteran; Provide you with the tools you need to stay on track and finish your degree.

Certification for Spring 2018 Semester to begin on Monday, November 13, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
Posted on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 @ 3:47pm

• We do NOT accept emailed forms. We DO accept faxed forms that are typed. Fax documents to: 407-823-5879. It is your responsibility to call and make sure your form was received, preferably the same day you fax it.

• If you come in to certify, you will be given a written proof of deferral. Certifying early ensures your benefits will continue in a timely manner with less likelihood of a disruption in benefits. Remember: certifications are processed in the other that they are received for entering Chapter 33 tuition and fees. Once we start entering tuition and fees after add/drop period, we process in order starting with those who certified on November 13 and going in date order.

• We CANNOT certify wait-listed classes. You must be physically enrolled in the class in order to certify it.

• Chapter 33 (Post 9/11) users: you must be MORE THAN half-time AND have at least ONE face-to-face credit hour to qualify for BAH. Please note: reduced seat time and mixed mode classes do NOT meet this requirement, per the VA. The best way to be sure is to look at the class section number: if it is all numbers, it IS a face-to-face per the VA.

• Chapter 31 (voc. rehab) users: we need 2 business days to prepare your 1905, so please plan accordingly.

• Questions? Email us at: You MUST include your UCF ID # and you must email from your Knights email account. All emails are responded to promptly!

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Posted on Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 @ 9:59am

Our Veterans Resources Guide provides a comprehensive directory of campus, local, national, and online resources.

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Posted on Friday, July 15th, 2016 @ 5:43pm

VA offers multiple internship programs for current students, recent graduates, VA employees, Veterans, and outside applicants. Each program is unique – the information below will allow you to explore program-specific eligibility requirements, qualifications, service obligations, and more.