Events

Veterans Onboarding

Veteran Onboarding is a veteran-specific orientation that focuses on connecting you with other student veterans and all the resources available to you at UCLA! Learn from both the Veterans Resource Team and current student veterans how to navigate the university, adjust to the new environment, and make the most of your time at UCLA! The day includes: incredible opportunities to connect with current student veterans, tips on adjusting to the quarter system and the UCLA processes, information on resources available to you at UCLA and in the community as a veterans, a student panel, a veteran-specific resource tour, and more! 

The Veteran On-boarding will be held on September 21 from 10am-4pm with a Welcome Reception Happy Hour to follow. To sign up, please complete a sign up form here. Have questions? Email us at veteran@saonet.ucla.edu

Breakfast, lunch, and parking will be provided.

Welcome Reception

At the beginning of each academic year the UCLA Veterans Resource Office hosts a welcome reception for all of the undergraduate and graduate student veterans on campus. Enjoy food and drinks while meeting your fellow student veterans, as well as members of the UCLA administration, who will be stopping by to show their support for veterans. 

The welcome reception is a great environment for networking and for making new friends.

First Wednesdays Workshops

On the first Wednesday of every month, the Veterans Resource Office will hold a lunchtime workshop. These workshops will cover a range of topics designed to enhance the education and career prospects of student veterans.

For more information, please check our Facebook page.

Wellness Wednesdays Workshops

On the third Wednesday of every month, the Veterans Resource Office will hold a lunchtime workshop. Third Wednesday workshops will cover a range of topics designed to enhance the health and wellness of student veterans.

For more information, please check our Facebook page.

Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a day where Americans come together to celebrate those who served in the United States Armed Forces. At UCLA, the Veterans Resource Office hosts the annual UCLA Warrior Games. The Warrior Games provides a venue where both the UCLA student body and student veterans can come together in celebration of Veterans Day with food, music, and some friendly competition.

Memorial Day

Memorial Day is the day that America remembers those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service of their nation. The student veterans of UCLA celebrate Memorial Day by participating in a variety of events. Some of the previous year’s events have including a barbecue with family and friends and an event where UCLA student, staff, and alumni remove gravestone flags at the Los Angeles National Cemetery after Memorial Day.

End of the Year Celebration and Graduation

The end of the year graduation celebration is designed to bring the student veterans of UCLA together to celebrate those who are graduating.