Veterans Resource Center (VRC) at San Jose State University
Please note: The VRC is closed until further notice due to COVID-19. Please contact us by email if you have any general questions.
For general VRC services and information:
VRC Front Desk Staff
For VA benefits/enrollment certification information:
Veterans Certifying Official
Zoom Summer hours: Wednesdays; 10:00am-11:00am https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/92721685500
For additional program information:
Director-Veterans Resource Center
VRC Peer Advisor Office Hours
Click on the links to meet with a VRC Peer Advisor via Zoom.
Ben: M-Th 1pm-5pm:
Mitchell: T/Th 12pm-2pm:
VRC Faculty Fellow
Need academic advice? Looking for a mentor in academics? Visit with the VRC Faculty Fellow to get advice and support!
Contact: Dr. Len Lira
Email to set up a Zoom mtg.
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.