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Military Resource Center and Veterans Services Office

Military Resource Center

Located in the Pirate Athletic Center, the Military Resource Center (MRC) provides information about additional financial aid, housing, medical and behavioral health assistance, VA benefits, and prior learning assessments. Military-affiliated students also have access to computers, a resource library, and are able to participate in peer-to-peer, individual and group tutoring sessions. Military students and alumni conduct peer mentoring sessions and external organizations provide career exploration services. Also located in the MRC, the Student Veterans of America (SVA) office provides information on morale, recreation, fundraising and community service events.

Veterans Services Office

Armstrong's Veterans Services office provides support from internal and external agencies to help veterans as they make their transition from military to university and civilian life. Students are able to receive VA claims assistance, financial advisement, individual and group peer-to-peer counseling, legal aid, chaplain services, and referrals to local veterans service organizations. The Veterans Services Office is located in PAC 112.

Military-Affiliated Student Lounge

The Military-Affiliated Student Lounge provides a designated space for military, veteran and family member students to network, study, and relax on the Savannah campus. The lounge includes a kitchenette, dining area, couch, TV, gaming system, movies, and desks and chairs. For many military students, especially those currently based at Hunter Army Air Field and Ft. Stewart, the Military-Affiliated Student Lounge provides a welcoming and supportive environment to spend time during breaks between classes and to meet other military students. The lounge is located in PAC 114.

The Military Resource Center, Veterans Services Office, and Military-Affiliated Student Lounge are all located in the Pirate Athletic Center. Hours of operation during the Fall and Spring semesters are Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Facility hours during the Summer semester are Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.

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