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ProHeadShot-Jan09-WebBanner Pro Headshots #2 (Jan, 9, 2024)

Applying for internships or jobs? Update your LinkedIn page with a professional headshop. Open to all Bruins who are Veterans, militarily dependents and spouses. RSVP will open in December. Plus check out the Employment Career Bootcamp two weeks later.

Employment BootcampJan24-WebBanner Employment Career Bootcamp (Jan. 20-21, 2024)

With recruiters on campus all the time for full time and summer internship, get your materials ready so you can apply sooner than later. Contact Bill McGovern (Wounded Warrior Project - WWP) to apply for this program. It is a 2 day workshop for interview tips, resume building, elevator pitches and mock interviews with HR managers. Click the flyer to email Bill to be considered for the program. Open to Bruin Veterans and military connected dependents and spouses.

NaturalHistory-Banner Natural History Museum (Jan 27, 2024)

VRC Bruins - join us at the National History Museum. Sign up by clicking on the image. Spots are limited.

CaliScCenter-Web banner VRC Families at the California Science Center (Jan. 27, 2024)

VRC families - join us at the California Science Center with your family. Sign up by clicking on the image. Spots are limited.

Getty24-Banner VRC @ the Getty (Feb. 17, 2024)

VRC Bruins - join us at the Getty. Sign up by clicking on the image. Spots are limited.

2024 K9 Veterans Day-WebBanner K9 Veterans Day & Therapy Dogs (March 13, 2024)

Come to Bruinwalk (corner of SAC and Kerckhoff Hall) from 11am-1pm to play with therapy dogs to relieve some stress as you prepare for finals. A partnership with the PAWS OF LOVE organization.

Family Time at the Zoo '24-WebBanner Family Time at the Zoo (April 6, 2024)

Calling all UCLA Veterans and dependents to join us at the LA Zoo on Sat. April 6. This event is a lottery as there are limited spots. All participants will hear back by April 1st, 2024. Click the link to sign up.

IceCreamSocial2024-Banner Ice Cream Social @ the VRC (April 22, 2024)

Stop the VRC at 12noon for an ice cream (various types). First come, first served and meant to make your day a little brighter!

YEB Banner-SaveTheDate-900x600px Year End Banquet (May 23, 2024)

VRC is hosting a Year End dinner for current and graduating students on Thursday May 23 from 6-8pm. Make sure you RSVP for a spot. Click here for more information.

FlagPickup2024-WebBanner Memorial Day Flag Pick Up (May 29, 2024)

The UCLA Veteran Resource Center and the UCLA ROTC programs, along with members of the community, have supported the Los Angeles National Cemetery (LANC) in a Memorial Day service program for the last 8 years. During this event, participants pick up 90,000+ flags that mark the grave site of our nations service members. This annual event occurs in the morning on the Tuesday following Memorial Day. This event is open to all students, faculty, and staff, as well as anyone from the greater Los Angeles community who would like to honor Veterans and their families. RSVP today!

2023-24 Past Event Hightlights

Ice Skating23 Cancelled Family Ice Staking (Dec. 15)

Due to a family emergency, this event has been cancelled.

Community College Tour-WebBanner UC Application Workshop (Nov. 17)

Thanks to all who came for the UC Workshop at UCLA. Appreciate the various staff members of the community college VRCs promoting and driving students over to meet with Bruins, hear about their transfer process, share bread together at lunch, go on a campus tour, and making new friends. Thankful for the VRC student staff members, Ana from Admissions, Stephen from the VA, and alumnus Oren Morgan who assisted to making the Workshop a success!

• 4 high schools
• 9 community colleges
• 11 dependents
• 31 veterans

UCLA2023Tailgate-WebBanner2 UCLA Football Tailgate & Game (Nov 11)

On Nov. 11, 2023 the VRC hosted a tailgate for current student Veterans, dependent and spouses. They a few hours before the game and had a chance to meet alumni and friends of the VRC.

VD23-Photo01 Veterans Day @ UCLA (Nov. 9)

On Thurs. Nov. 9th, UCLA celebrated Veterans Day with the campus. Over 150 veteran students, alumni and community members attended.

2023-11-08-CalVetSession01 Cal Vet Volunteer Info Session (Nov. 8)

On Wednesday, November 8th, the VRC PreHealth Program and the West LA branch of Cal Vet Veterans Home hosted an information session for veterans and military-connected students at the Veteran Resource Center. As patient care experience is essential for pre-med and pre-health students, walked students through the application process

2023-10-30-VRE-SideOfBenefits-01 Lunch with a side of Benefits (Oct. 30)

Students met Stephen, their VA staff member, to provides Bruin Veterans with information on their VR&E benefits (chapter 31). VRC staff will also be here to answer questions about chapter 33, 35, Cal Vet and 1606. Lunch was also provided.

2023-10-18-DGSOM-Pic01 DGSOM Admission Information Session (Oct. 18)

The UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine hosted an information session for veterans and military-connected students for those who are pre-health and interested in applying to medicine school.

2023-10-16-PreHealth-IntroPic01 Pre Health - Intro to the Program FQ23 (Oct. 16)

The UCLA Pre-Health Program for Military-Connected Students hosted an event to introduce the program specifically for veterans and military-connected students who are pre-health and interested in pursuing a career in healthcare(Medicine, Dental, etc.).

PreLaw Meet & GreetFQ23 PreLaw Meet & Greet (Oct. 13)

The founder introduced how the Pre-Law program can help student Veterans and dependents apply to law school.

LANC-VolutneerDay2023-900×600px UCLA Volunteer Day @ LANC (Sept. 30)

The VRC is partnering again with the LA National Cemetery for a service event. Join us on Saturday September 30th from 8am to 11am. Click on the image to RSVP, download maps & FAQ, etc.

ProHeadShot-Oct2-23-WebBanner Pro Headshot #1 (Oct. 2)

Applying for internships or jobs? Update your LinkedIn page with a professional headshop. RSVP to all Bruins who are Veterans, militarily dependents and spouses.

2023-10-06-PreHealthLunch-01 Luncheon for Military Connected Pre-med & Med students

The Pre Health Program and the David Geffen School of Medicine Veterans hosted the 2nd annual Luncheon with the current DGSOM Military-Connected Students. Peers helping peers who are coming behind them. This is what Bruins do!

2022-23 Past Event Highlights:

Click on the picture below to see the event report. If you have any questions about the UCLA veteran programs, please contact Kiran Mistry ( 

WebBannerMD23FlagPickup-900x600px Memorial Flag Pick Up

May, 30, 2023

WebBannerGradBrunch2023-900x600px Year-End Celebration Brunch

May 21, 2023

WebBannerEmploymentBootcamp-900x600px Employment Bootcamp

May 6-7, 2023

WebBannerHeadshotsMay23-900x600px Pro Headshot #2

May 4, 2023

WebBannerPetersen20232022-900x600px Peterson Car Museum

April 29, 2023

WebBannerLACMALABrea2023-900x600px LACMA & La Brea Tar Pit Tour

April 29, 2023

WebBanner-SCO-2023-900x600px Meet & Greet - UCLA SCO

April 12, 2023

WebBanner-Zoo2023-900x600px Family Time at the Zoo

April 8, 2023

Painting Pop Art at VRC-Webpage Painting Pop Art

April 3, 2023 - cancelled due to low enrollment

Taking the LSat(Pre-Law)-WebBanner LSat-Lab Tutor Workshop

March 17, 2023 - cancelled

WebBanner-K9-2023-900x600px K-9 Veterans Day

March 13, 2023

Wounded Warrior2023-Web Banner Meet & Greet - WWP with Bill

Click on image to see the flyer.

CAE-OfficeHours with Addison-Banner Meet & Greet CAE Advisor Addison

March 6, 2023 (cancelled due to illness)

WebBanner-PreHealth-Mar01 Q&A w/ Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist & Researcher

March 1, 2023

WebBanner-PreHealth-Feb22 Q&A with Clinical Geneticist and Pediatrician

February 22, 2023

Current Medical School Student Week 6-Banner Current Veteran Medical School Student Guest Speaker

February, 15, 2023

WebBanner-USH2023-900x600px VRC at Universal Studios Hollywood

February 4, 2023

Vets In Economics-900x600px Vets in Economics

February 2, 20223

WebBannerLawVetAlumniPanel-900x600px UCLA School of Law Veteran Alumni Panel

February 1, 2023

WebBannerHeadshots2023-900x600px Free Professional Headshots

January 19, 2023

WebBannerHammerTour-900x600px Hammer Museum Tour

January 10, 2023

WebBanner-SVAA-Natcon2023-900x600px SVA NatCon 2023

Jan 5-7, 2023

WebBanner-WreathsAcrossAmerica-900x600px Wreaths Across America

December 17, 2022

WebBanner-IceSkating2022-900x600px Family Ice Skating

December 9, 2022

WebBannerFriendsGiving2022-900x600px Friends-giving

November 17, 2022

WebBannerTailgate2022-900x600px Football Tailgate & Game

Saturday November 12, 2022

WebBannerWarmupMugs2022-900x600px Warm-Up Mugs For Finals

November 12-17, 2022

LAKings2022-900x600px VRC @ The LA Kings Hockey game

November 10, 2022

WebBannerFriendsGiving2022-900x600px Chancellor's Veterans Day Celebration

November 9, 2022

LunchWithASideBenefits2022-900x600px Lunch with a Side of Benefits

November 1, 2022

Halloween2022-900x600px Halloween Costume Contest

October 31, 2022

HS2C 22 - invite HS to College ROTC

October. 25, 2022

WebBanner2022-900x600pxVetsInStem Data Handling & Constructing Table 1

October 19, 2022

CD-ReadinessWorkship2022 Career Readiness Workshops

October 17 & 18, 2022

18Oct22 Applying to Medical School-Jose Chevalier-900x600px Applying to Medical School

October 18, 2022

06Oct22 Biomedical Research Minor Info-session-900x600 px BioMedical Research Minor Info-Session

October 11, 2022

GradSocial-WebBanner2022-900x600px Grad Social

October 7, 2022

WebBanner2022-900x600px Welcome Breakfast

September 27, 2022

27Sept22-DSMOC-900x600px DGSOM Admission Information Workshop

September 27, 2022

WebBanner-ServeLA2022-900x600px ServeLA Day @ LA National Cemetery

September 24, 2022

WebBannerSocialHour02-2022-900x600px Summer Social #2

September 1, 2022

WebBannerSocialHour2022-900x600px Summer Social #1

August 4, 2022