Student Veterans
Resource Center

The Student Veterans Resource Center (SVRC) positions military-connected students for success by serving as the go-to location for sensemaking, wayfinding, and entry into an array of university services. The SVRC’s goals, in partnership with our campus, community, and corporate partners, are to:

1) Ease a Student Veteran’s Transition
2) Improve the Student Veteran Experience
3) Facilitate Career Readiness

481 Tate Student Center
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7872 | svrc@uga.edu

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Featured Story

Ted Barco, Director of the Student Veterans Resource Center, standing with some UGA student veterans on the football field in Sanford Stadium.

UGA named top institution in the nation for service to student veterans

The University of Georgia has been named the top tier one research institution in the nation in Victory Media’s Military Friendly Schools 2021 rankings. The designation recognizes the university for its outstanding commitment to and programs for student veterans and their families. UGA was last named the top institution in 2017 and has ranked in the top three each year since. 

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Hire Veterans

Connect with the SVRC to learn how to hire Student Veterans.

Upcoming Events

  • SVRC Lounge & Main Office

    Monday, August 17th 2020 12:00 PM - Monday, May 17th 2021 5:00 PM

    Tate Student Center Room 481

    Front office attendance and lounge 

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Latest News
Support from Parents Fund fosters community and pride for student veterans

Since 2014, the Parents Fund has supported the Student Veterans Resource Center (SVRC) to address the unique challenges that student veterans face as nontraditional students at UGA.

Student Veterans Resource Center gives student vets structure for success

Using an innovative strategy called "persistent coaching," the SVRC provides student veterans with a structure for success.

Legislation to protect GI Bill benefits has been signed into law by the president

President Trump has signed a bipartisan bill to allow veterans on the GI Bill to continue receiving full benefits as universities move classes online. The new law allows for the VA to continue to pay benefits regardless of the fact that the program has changed from resident training to online training. Also, students will continue to receive the same monthly housing allowance payments that they received for resident training until January 1, 2021, or until the school resumes normal operations of resident training.

UGA Ranked Top Three Military Friendly School

The University of Georgia has been ranked the No. 3 "Military Friendly Tier I Research University" in the nation according to the 2020-2021 Military Friendly rankings.

Graduating student veterans recognized with honor cords

Fifty-four graduating student veterans are being recognized with distinctive red, white, and blue honor cords to commemorate their academic and cocurricular achievements.

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481 Tate Student Center
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7872