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: Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays; 10am-11am https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/87099932443?pwd=L3JNUFpIOE5YYW83VzFicXBRYyt4UT09
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 Spring 2021 (beginning 1/27/21):
Ben: M; 10am-2pm, Tu; 10am-5pm, W; 10am-2pm, Th; 10am-4pm, F; 12pm-4pm https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/86141610817
Michelle: Mondays; 9am-12pm https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/393699614
Mitchell: Mondays; 1pm-4pm https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/82400401171
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 Hours via Zoom:
T/W/Tr 1100-1300 PST
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.