Fall 2015 Certifications Begin on July 6: You may come in, mail it in, or fax it in to 407-823-5879.
|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
VA Work Study Positions Available:
Veterans and dependents, are you interested in flexible fall employment?
If you are using GI bill benefits and enrolled at least ¾ time, you are eligible for VA Work Study at the VARC!
No formal experience necessary, just a commitment to excellent customer service. You must be reliable, dependable, and a team player.
The pay rate is $8.05, non-taxable. NO evenings, NO weekends, NO holidays required!
Please complete the Workstudy Application (click on the headline above to download) and send it with a copy of your resume to: email@example.com
VARC Peer Mentor Positions Available:
VARC Peer Mentoring positions are available for the Fall 2015 Semester for those UCF Student Veteran using or not using GI Bill Benefits. Peer Mentors provide Peer Advising, Academic & Social Programming, and Referrals to On and Off Campus Resources. Peer Mentors work between 10 to 15 hours/week and compensated $8.05/hour, and on-site training will be provided.
Interested in applying contact Joshua “JJ” Johnson, VARC Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
There will be 2 scholarships available for the 2015 - 2016 academic year. VARC Dining scholarships will cover "All access 7 Dining Meal Plans" for both Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 Semesters, which is valued at $4,154.
Details of ALL ACCESS 7 Plan (Taken directly from UCF Dining Services Website)
This dining plan provides unlimited entry into '63 South and Knightro's, seven days a week. This membership also comes with ninety-six (96) additional retail items to be distributed how you see fit each semester. These retail items are, Starbucks grande latte, P.O.D. any one grab n’ go item, Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich, Nathan's Famous all beef hot dog, Java City medium coffee and pastry, and Einstein Brothers bagel and schmear. Don't forget to download the free mobile ordering app Tapingo in order to redeem these items. Once selected, this plan will be added to the student's myUCF account. Payment can only be made through the my.ucf.edu website. Make sure you stop by and pick up your To-Go box and Eating Made Easy shirt from the Dining Services office located in Ferrell Commons.
Scholarship applications can be found http://finaid.ucf.edu/scholarships/index.html.
Deadline is Friday, August 14, 2015. If you have any questions please contact JJ Johnson at Joshua.Johnson@ucf.edu or 407-823-5874. Best of luck to all who apply!!
Movie Mondays at the VARC, new veteran discounts, and lots more.
• We will begin accepting FALL 2015 certifications on Monday, July 6 at 0900. You may come in, mail it in, or fax it in to 407-823-5879.
• PLEASE NOTE: We do NOT accept emailed certifications.
• If you fax your certification, it is your responsibility to call/email us to ensure it was received.
• The deferral deadline for Fall is Friday, August 28 at 5pm. If you come in to certify, you will be given a paper proof of deferral.
Please give us a call with any questions at 407-823-2707 or you can email us at email@example.com.
We are OPEN all summer long from 9am-5pm, so stop in to say hello and have some popcorn with us!
Aug 28"Caching-In" With the VARC CFE Arena: Veterans Academic Resource Center
Sep 1Budgeting with Fairwinds Credit Union CFE Arena: Veterans Academic Resource Center
Sep 19VARC Family "Fun" Day CFE Arena: Veterans Academic Resource Center
Sep 25VET 2015 Student Union: Cape Florida Ballroom (Room 316AB)
Oct 8Student Veteran Allied Faculty Education (SAF Student Union
Oct 9Student Veteran Allied Faculty Education (S.A Student Union