|Hours||Mon-Fri: 9am - 5pm|
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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.
News & Announcements
The UCF Business Services has extended their endowed scholarship until Friday, September 15, 2017. Applicants must meet the following criteria:
• Full-time undergraduate or graduate level students
• Must be a Veteran with a DD214 with an honorable discharge
• Pursuing a major in the College of Business Administration
• Must have a 3.0 cumulative or UCF cumulative GPA
• Go to ucf.academicworks.com to submit the general application
• Make sure email filters allow emails coming from ucf.edu addresses
• Qualification email will be sent or applicant can check back within 48 of application
• Need to submit a copy of their DD214 verifying an honorable discharge
• Essay Submission: Your interest in this award and explain why you believe your background as a veteran and your area of study makes you and effective leader and citizen
Veterans Business Initiative (VBI) hosted by the Central Florida Disability Chamber of Commerce will host their Fall 2017 kickoff event on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the National Entrepreneur Center, located at 3201 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32803.
The VBI provides services such as Veteran Job Matching, Entrepreneurship Education and Training, Continuing Education, Financial Training, and much, much more! This program currently has about 100 spots for veterans and eligible spouses. Eligible veterans must have served for more than 180 days and was honorably discharged or released from active duty; or discharged or released from active duty due to service-related disability; or as a member of a Reserve component under an order to active duty pursuant to Section 12301 (a), (d), or (g) 12302 or 12304 to Title 10, served on active duty during a period of war or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge is authorized and was honorably discharged or released from such duty.
Veterans interested in applying or more questions please contact Rogue Gallart at 407-420-4875 or Rogue@NationalEC.org
Our Veterans Resources Guide provides a comprehensive directory of campus, local, national, and online resources.
Student Veterans of America UCF Chapter t-shirts are available for sale for $15 each. Email SVA.UCF@gmail.com or stop by the VARC and speak with VARC Program Coordinator JJ Johnson.
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.
Many on-campus vendors offer discounts when you show your UCF Veteran Student ID.
Aug 28Student Veterans of America (SVA) Meeting Burger U
Sep 4Student Veterans of America (SVA) Meeting Burger U
Sep 6Central Florida Honor Flight - Orlando Intern Orlando International Airport - Terminal A
Sep 9Family Fun Day at the VARC CFE Arena: Veterans Academic Resource Center
Sep 9Central Florida Honor Flight - Orlando Intern Orlando International Airport - Terminal A
Sep 11Battle of the Branches - Blood Drive Veterans Commemorative Site