Veterans and Military Resource Center
Veterans and Military Resource Center
Our university is proud to be one of the most military friendly campuses in the United States. We value our military students not only for their service to our country, but also the leadership, life experience and maturity they bring to the educational environment on our campus.
What is the Veterans and Military Resource Center?
The Jacksonville University Veterans and Military Resource Center provides support and assistance to our many military and veteran students. Under the leadership of the Director of the VMRC, Mike Mitchell, we assist prospective and current students with admission, transition, academic success, and student involvement. We help students leverage University resources like Admissions, Advising, the Registrar, the Controller, Student Financial Services, the Career Resource Center, the Counseling Center, the Student Solutions Center, and others.
Welcome to the VMRC
Welcome to the Jacksonville University Veterans and Military Resource Center. To honor our commitment to our military community, we have implemented multiple initiatives to enhance our support for military students. Our comprehensive approach to assimilating our military into the Jacksonville University community significantly enhances the military student experience. We see the incredible value that veterans' leadership, life experience and maturity bring to the educational environment on our campus. The University's traditional students benefit greatly from their veteran student colleagues.
Our designations as a Military Times Best for Vets Colleges; G.I. Jobs Military Friendly School; U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges for Veterans; Military Advanced Education & Transition Top School for Military/Veteran Education; and SR Education Group Top Military Friendly Online College are emblematic of the University's commitment to the military. We recognize each student has unique needs and goals and our University team will partner with you to help achieve your educational and career goals. This team includes all aspects of campus life - academics, transition assistance, orientation, tutoring, counseling and campus resources. The University's Career Resource Center has developed and implemented a unique Veteran Career Track that leverages the experience of our military students as they seek meaningful careers. The Center also coordinates the employment of veterans for internships and work study opportunities. Our vision of preparing each student for life-long success in learning, achieving, leading and serving permeates every element of the University.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government web site.
Count the Brave: Student Veteran Reflects on Sorrento Study Abroad
“March along, sing our song, with the Army of the free, Count the brave, count the true, who have fought to victory, We’re the Army and proud of our name…” ~ from U.S. Army Anthem “The Army Goes Rolling Along” Senior communications major and student veteran Sgt. Stephen Eager said, “It was hard to leave …
JU Hosts JBJ Building on Veterans Panel
Thursday, May 31, Jacksonville University hosted the Jacksonville Business Journal (JBJ) 2018 Building on Veterans Panel Discussion in the Davis College of Business, with attendees from Jacksonville’s business and nonprofit sector, as well as JU students, faculty, and administration. Retired Brig. Gen. Michael Fleming, an esteemed member of JU’s military community, welcomed the audience and …
New year brings new leadership to NROTC unit with Capt. Glen Leverette as Commanding Officer
The Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps, nearing half a century at Jacksonville University, has its 18th commanding officer. Capt. Glen Leverette, USN, recently relieved Capt. Neil Karnes, USN, as CO of the University’s NROTC unit in a the time-honored Change of Command ceremony at Terry Concert Hall. The event Jan. 12 included a welcome to …