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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.

Donation will be picked up Thursday, December 15, by 10 AM
Posted on Thursday, December 8th, 2016 @ 4:15pm

The VARC is collecting new, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots! Drop them off at our office or on the 1st floor of the John C. Hitt Library.

Robert Suarez served in the U.S. Marines for eight years.
Posted on Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 @ 3:13pm

The Dominican Republic native is majoring in human resource management at UCF and completing minors in leadership studies and real estate. Click on the headline above to read more.

Rory Coleman is a Purple Heart recipient and a defensive lineman.
Posted on Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 @ 3:03pm

UCF Today released a spotlight article on our UCF student veteran and student athlete, U.S. Army Veteran, Rory Coleman! In between football practices, classes, and other commitments, Rory can be seen studying and interacting with his fellow veterans at the VARC. We are so honored and proud of Rory! Click on the headline above to read more.

Dave Matthews is founder of the nonprofit Never Forgotten Memorials.
Posted on Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 @ 2:51pm

Dave Matthews, Criminal Justice major and veteran of the Army National Guard, shares his experiences and the importance of him giving back to the veteran community. Click on the headline above.

Eric Bobo is also a former VARC Peer Mentor.
Posted on Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 @ 2:46pm

Eric Bobo was spotlighted in the College of Education's News and Information page. Eric will be graduating this Fall with his Master's in Social Science Education. Click on the headline above to read more about this path toward graduating and what Veterans Day means to him.

Deadline to apply is Wednesday, February 1, 2017.
Posted on Thursday, October 27th, 2016 @ 3:33pm, works towards raising awareness of the alcohol abuse and addiction issues and hoping to encourage as many people as possible to realize the potential consequences of their drinking habits. will be offering three scholarships in the amounts of $3,000 for 1st prize, $2,000 for 2nd prize, and $1,000 for 3rd prize. The scholarship recipients will be selected through an essay contest, and essays are judged based on their originality and content.

There are no costs associated with submitting an application for this scholarship. For more information, click on the headline above.

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.

Click on the headline for more about current opportunities.
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.

Click on the headline to download a PDF copy.
Posted on Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 @ 5:07pm

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