Veterans Resource Center (VRC) at San Jose State University
Please note: The VRC is physically closed until further notice due to COVID-19 but we are open virtually. Please contact us by phone/zoom/email if you have any questions.
For general VRC services and information:
VRC Front Desk Staff
For VA benefits/enrollment certification information:
Veterans Certifying Official
Zoom hours: Wednesdays; 10am-11am https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/92721685500
For additional program information:
Director-Veterans Resource Center
VRC Peer Advisor Zoom Office Hours
Click on the links to meet with a VRC Peer Advisor via Zoom.
Hours for Fall (beginning 8/19/20):
Ben: M; 11am-6pm, Tu; 12pm-2pm, W; 10am-4pm, Th; 12pm-2pm, F; 10am-6pm https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/84472265935
Michelle: Mondays; 9am-12pm https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/393699614
Mitchell: Tuesdays; 10:30am-1:30pm https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/95911769233
Kwang: Wednesdays; 12pm-3pm https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/3972053291
Isabel: Wednesdays; 3pm-6pm and Thursdays; 10am-1pm https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/2298678640
VRC Faculty Coordinator
Need academic advice? Looking for a mentor in academics? Have questions about Grad school application process? Visit with the VRC Faculty Program Coordinator to get advice and support!
Contact: Dr. Len Lira
Virtual Office Hourse via Zoom: Tu/W/Th 11am-1pm https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/98723886340?pwd=NVFBeDM0bks1TGJrcUdKaTloL2tOUT09
Dr. Lira teaches public administration and political science in the College of Social Science. He is a retired Veteran, with 28 years military service. As Faculty Fellow, Dr. Lira serves as a bridge to Academic Affairs in support of student veteran success. He provides academic advising and mentoring, can connect students with faculty mentors in their academic fields, and can provide advise on decision to apply and attend graduate school or other post-college transitions.
In addition, Dr. Lira supports the VRC mission and goals by coordinating, developing, and implementing programs and initiatives that are evidence based and integrate his research on veterans studies and policy.