Events

For more detailed descriptions of our events and to RSVP, please check out our Facebook page.

Fall Quarter 2018 Events

Admissions Session for Community College Students- October 26th, 2018
Military-connected students from local community colleges are welcome to attend our admissions information session Friday, Oct. 26th. This session will be hosted by the Admissions department where they will discuss how to navigate the UCLA application and how best to make your application stand out. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to meet current student veterans who also transferred from community colleges. Lunch will be provided and a campus tour will follow the presentation.
Time: 10am-2pm
Location: UCLA De Neve Plaza, Los Angles, CA 90024

Dependents Days- Week 5, October. 29th-November 2nd, 2018
The Veteran Resource Center wants to welcome all military dependents to our Dependents Days event! If you have a family member who has served in the military, stop by the VRC any time during Week 5 of Fall Quarter to pick up blue books, scantrons, and candy to get your through the midterm season. Plus, learn more about what the center has to offer and meet some of our student staff who are also fellow military dependents. 
Time: Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm; Friday 9am-2pm
Location: Kerckhoff Hall, Suite 132, 308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024

HIRE- Career Development Series- November 1st, 2018
The third installment of our "Ready, Aim, Hire" Career Development Series for military-connected students for planning your next steps for professional success. This interactive seminar will help you understand the process of what happens after you hit apply from practicing mock interviews, follow-up techniques, and looking for red flags.
Time: 12pm-1pm
Location: James West Alumni Center- Founder's Room, 325 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Warrior Wing Wednesday- November 7th, 2018
Come join the Veteran Resource Center in our Veterans Day celebration! All military-affiliated students are welcome (veterans, dependents, spouses, foreign military). The celebration will be hosted at Wolfgang Puck in Ackerman Union on the UCLA campus.
Time: 12pm-2pm
Location: Wolfgang Puck Express at UCLA, 308 Westwood Plaza, Ackerman Union Level 1, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Veterans Day Ceremony- November 9th, 2018
Chancellor Gene Block invites you to the annual UCLA Veterans Day Ceremony honoring all members of the Bruin community who have courageously defended our freedom through their military service.
Register Here
Time: 10:30am
Location: Wilson Plaza, UCLA

Garden and Grill Volunteer Event- November 30th, 2018
The Veteran Resource Center and the Transfer Student Center will be at the West LA VA Garden Nov. 30th for our monthly garden and grill events. Help us rejuvenate the Veterans Garden by water, replanting, and weeding the garden area to create a sustainable and recreational space for veterans and their families. Lunch will be provided afterwards.
Time: 10am-12pm- Gardening, 12pm-1pm- Lunch
Location: Jackie Robinson Stadium, 100 Constitution Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095

Winter Festivus Holiday Party- December 5th, 2018
Calling all military-affiliated students! Are you in need of some holiday cheer as finals near? Come join the Veteran Resource Center in our first Holiday Cookie Contest! Students are invited to bring in their own cookies for a taste-testing contest. See our Facebook page for more details. We will also be providing delicious appetizers, an inviting hot cocoa bar with festive garnishes, and sugar cookies for decorating.
Time: 9am-2pm
Location: UCLA Veteran Resource Center, Kerckhoff Hall Room 132

Student Veterans of America

 Veterans Resource Center
Kerckhoff Hall, Suite 132
Weekly meeting times coming soon!

Come join the Student Veterans of America (SVA) meetings every quarter!

During the meetings, veterans, dependents, and friends alike will discuss opportunities to collaborate with organizations both on and off campus, community outreach and opportunities to create new relationships with past and present Bruins.




Weekly Highlights: 

*Winter Quarter, 2018*

January 10, 2018

January 17. 2018

January 24, 2018

January 24, 2018 Homeless Count

Veterans Garden

*Fall Quarter, 2017*

October 11, 2017

October 18, 2017

October 25, 2017

 

 


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.

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.

Garden & Grill Events

 
Collage of Events