The Georgia Tech Veterans Resource Center
promotes student learning and development and supports degree completion for students who are veterans, military, reservist, guard members, and dependents by providing comprehensive support services that enhance and complement the academic experience. Through information sharing, referral services, outreach, and opportunities for involvement the Veterans Resource Center strives to provide a supportive and educational environment that fosters student success and achievement.
The Center is located in the Bio Quad area on Tech. 311 Ferst Dr, Atlanta, Georgia.
Veterans Resource Center Director's Role:
The VRC Director serves as the designated representative to serve military connected students. The Director provides support, information and assistance to students and staff regarding VA benefits, applications, enrollment, fees and other applicable information. This includes assisting students in understanding and applying for military tuition assistance, federal, and state veteran educational benefits. In addition, the Director provides guidance to students with information about academic support counseling, financial aid support counseling, career counseling, disability services and other related academic services, to include referring students to other areas and offices on campus as appropriate.
Objectives of the Veterans Resource Center:
To provide individually-tailored resources and referrals specific to the needs of student veterans.
To provide timely and relevant information to student veterans including Veterans Affairs (VA) educational benefits as well as Tuition Assistance (TA) in partnership with the Registrar’s Office.
To provide student involvement and leadership opportunities, as well as community service opportunities, though the advisement of the Georgia Tech Armed Forces Student Association, a recognized student organization.
To conduct outreach and education efforts in the larger Georgia Tech community to increase awareness of student veteran issues, as well as services of the Center.
To provide Georgia Tech students, faculty, and staff an opportunity to influence policy and practice as it pertains to student veterans.