September 8, 2021
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Student Veterans place flags in the UGA Memorial Garden to commemorate Georgia's 700,000 living veterans on Veterans Day. Please sign up to help this year (see below).

SVRC Scholarship Window Now Open

This year's scholarship offerings include numerous whole-person awards (e.g. leadership, academics, community involvement, financial need, etc.) and multiple awards for Combat Veterans. Full-time, degree-seeking Student Veterans, National Guard members, Reservists, and Active Duty personnel at all levels of student are eligible to apply. You must be fully certified as a service member (CSM) at UGA.

The application window will remain open through midnight (EST) on Monday, September 20.

Apply for Scholarships

SVRC Organizational Quick Looks

Remember to sign up for our Fall 2021 Organizational Quick Looks. These discussions with corporate leaders provide our undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to become more familiar with potential employers and/or follow-on academic opportunities. The first one is with Cox Communications (September 15 on Zoom) and the second one is with Fiserv (September 16 in Room 482 Tate Student Center).
Read More and Register

UGA Student Veterans Association (SVA) Gathering

The September SVA gathering is scheduled as follows:
  • When: Wednesday, September 22, 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: The Waffle House, Downtown Athens, 140 West Clayton St.
  • What: Breakfast Menu and Soft Drinks
  • Why: Student veteran networking and upcoming initiatives
Questions? Please contact Caleb Ray, SVA President, at

Military Appreciation Game Day Picture Submission

UGA will honor student veterans in conjunction with Veterans Week by showing their photos on the Jumbotron in Sanford Stadium at the UGA v. Charleston Southern game on November 20. SVRC will also create a special Veterans Week display that will hang on the Art Wall on the third floor of the Tate Student Center for the entire month of November. Please send us your photo in uniform so we can recognize you by following the link below.

NOTE: If you submit a photo for this event, you will automatically be entered in a drawing to receive either a football or piece of art autographed by Head Coach Kirby Smart. This year's drawing will be held during our Veterans Week Reception on November 9 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in the Tate Student Center Grand Hall.

The deadline for submission is midnight (EST) on Monday, October 4.
Submit Your Photo

Update on Military Appreciation Game Day Tickets

We continue to work closely with the UGA Athletic Association in an effort to secure a number of free tickets for our veterans and their families to attend the UGA v. Charleston Southern game on November 20.

As more information becomes available, we'll pass it on through the newsletter.

Volunteers Needed for Veterans Day Flag Placement

For the ninth consecutive year, the Student Veterans Association (SVA) will be placing more than 700 American flags at the UGA Memorial Garden adjacent to the Miller Learning Center in honor of Georgia's 700,000 living veterans. We are seeking assistance from any student veterans who are willing to help. The flags will be placed on the morning of Wednesday, November 10 and remain until November 12.

Please sign up to volunteer by midnight (EST) on Friday, November 5.
Volunteer to Help Place Flags
Volunteer to Help Place Flags

UGA Fall Career and Internship Fair

This year, the UGA Fall Career and Internship Fair will be held both in person and virtually. Here are the details:

  • When: Wednesday, October 6
  • Time: Noon-5:00 p.m. EST
  • Where: The Classic Center, Downtown Athens
  • When: Wednesday, October 13
  • Time: Noon-5:00 p.m. EST
  • Where: Handshake (online)
In the interim, should you need help preparing your resume, you can contact either Mandy Levi – SVRC Readiness Coach 706-542-6812 – or your Career Center consultant. Career Center appointments and drop-in information is located here.

Fall 2021 Calendar

Click below to see the full Fall Semester calendar of events and important dates associated with the SVRC and SVA.
See the Fall Calendar
Send feedback, questions, concerns, or ideas to:

SVRC Director: Jon Segars
SVRC Assistant Director: Mandy Levi
SVA President: Caleb Ray

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