Chapter 33 (Post 9/11) Students: Monthly Call-in Verification Requirement Coming Friday, December 17, 2021

Beginning Friday, December 17, 2021, students using Chapter 33 (Post 9/11) Educational Benefits will be required to verify their enrollment. The VA Educational Office will be sending communications to you in the coming months, be on the lookout for more information.

Please visit the Verification of Enrollment webpage for information about the new requirement.

Meet the Team

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VARC Staff

Joshua “JJ” Johnson

Student Resource Specialist II: University/Community Relations, Communications, Events, and Programs, STEM Extensions, VA Compliance, Vet 2 Vet Peer Outreach Program, Academic/Career Advising, Chapter 31 Liaison, Joint Service Transcripts (Interim Department Lead)

Matt Winstel (Navy Veteran)

Office Support Assistant: VA Liaison, School Certifying Official, VA Worksite Supervisor, Veteran Knights Advisor


VARC Peer Mentors


Danielle Weakley (Navy Veteran)

Vet 2 Vet Peer Mentor

Earnest “Swan” IV (Army Veteran)

Vet 2 Vet Peer Mentor

Deaja Murphy

Peer Mentor - Dependents


VA Workstudy Students

Angeline De Jesus

VA Workstudy Student

Yamil Cassareal (Marine Veteran)

VA Workstudy Student

Kathleen McGuire

VA Workstudy Student

Clara Roses

VA Workstudy Student

Kevin Shoham (Army National Guard)

VA Workstudy Student



Phone Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Phone 407-823-2707
Location Addition Financial Arena, Room 4202 East Plaza Drive

Veterans Academic Resource Center
4202 East Plaza Drive
Orlando, FL 32816-3505