U.S. Representative John Mica, whose congressional district includes UCF, visited the Veterans Academic Resource Center (VARC) on August 8 to find out more about how UCF is helping its student veteran population.

 Associate University Registrar and VARC Director Paul Viau presented an overview of the VARC’s services while Alzo Reddick, assistant vice president for University Relations and Director of Defense Transition Services, presented Rep. Mica with information about UCF’s Soldiers to Scholars program. Vice President University Relations Dan Holsenbeck; University Registrar Brian Boyd; Career Services’ Director of Career Development Bill Blank; and various student veterans were also on hand to speak with Rep. Mica and answer questions.

 Rep. Mica plans to return to UCF in the future to attend a VARC programming event.

 VARC, located in the CFE Arena suite 100, is a one-stop solution to for student veterans. The center provides study space and lounge space, as well as access to a number of university offices, in one central location. To learn more about VARC’s services, accommodations and workshops, visit: varc.sdes.ucf.edu.