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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.

UCF Business Endowed Scholarship Extended Until Friday, September 15, 2017
Posted on Thursday, August 17th, 2017 @ 9:22pm

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

To Apply:
• Go to to submit the general application
• Make sure email filters allow emails coming from 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

Fall 2017 Veterans Business Initiative
The Central Florida Disablity Chamber of Commerce presents the Fall 2017 Veterans Business Initiative
Posted on Thursday, August 17th, 2017 @ 8:37pm

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

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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.

Support the UCF Chapter.
Posted on Thursday, October 13th, 2016 @ 4:59pm

Student Veterans of America UCF Chapter t-shirts are available for sale for $15 each. Email or stop by the VARC and speak with VARC Program Coordinator JJ Johnson.

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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.

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Posted on Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 @ 5:07pm

Many on-campus vendors offer discounts when you show your UCF Veteran Student ID.