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VARC honored at the SDES Employee Celebration

VARC Staff Awarded 2019 SDES Team of the Year

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The Veterans Academic Resource Center (VARC) was honored as the 2019 Student Development and Enrollment Services (SDES) Team of the Year, during the SDES Employee Appreciation Celebration yesterday, Thursday, May 10, 2019.  The SDES Team of the Year is an award that recognizes an office, department, or special project group within SDES.  As part of the qualifications for the award, the group should address the goals of SDES throughout the past year.  Also, the team should exhibit exceptional group cohesiveness, consolidate team effort that produces high-quality outcomes, professional dev

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Veterans Graduation Recognition Ceremony

Honoring our graduating student veterans

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The Veterans Academic Resource Center (VARC) honored UCF Graduating Student Veterans during the Spring 2019 Veterans Graduation Reception Ceremony in Classroom Building 2, Room 106 on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

40 Graduating Student Veterans, their family members, and distinguished university faculty and staff were in attendance during the festivities.  Colonel Richard Haggerty, Program Manager for Instrumentation, Targets, Threat Simulators, and Special Operations Forces from the US Army Program Executive Office, Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation (PEO-STRI) served as the Keyno

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VARC Hiring Peer Mentors

Start Summer or Fall 2019

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The Veterans Academic Resource Center (VARC) is currently hiring for Vet2Vet Peer Mentors.

  • Vet2Vet Peer Mentors assist fellow Student Veterans to successfully transition from civilian to academic life who at UCF
  • Educate Student Veterans about available resources at UCF and Central Florida Community
  • Increase Student Veteran involvement in student clubs and organizations
  • Assist with the development of the student veterans community

Positions are to start effective Summer 2019.

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Certify for Summer 2019 Semester NOW!

Certify Early for Tuition Deferment

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SUMMER 2019 Certifications started April 1st, 2019!!

• We do NOT accept emailed forms. We DO accept faxed forms that are typed. Fax documents to: 407-823-5879. It is your responsibility to call and make sure your form was received, preferably the same day you fax it.

• If you come in to certify, you will be given a written proof of deferral. Certifying early ensures your benefits will continue in a timely manner with less likelihood of a disruption in benefits. Remember: certifications are processed in the other that they are received for entering Chapte

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VFW’s Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship

Scholarships of up to $5,000

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The VFW's "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" provides service members and veterans with the financial assistance they need to complete their educational goals without incurring excessive student loan debt. It’s just another way for us to say “thank you” to those who fought for our freedoms.

Scholarship Details:

  • Scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded to qualified applicants.
  • Awarded scholarships are limited to one per family per semester.
  • Applications for the fall semester will be accepted January 1 through Ap

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