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Veterans Paddle in the Pool Session

Wednesday, Jan 30, 8 pm
1115 Eppley Recreation Center College Park, Maryland 20742

Veterans Paddle in the Pool Session Wednesday, January 30th | 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Eppley Recreation Center (Meet at the Adventure Program Entrance of the ERC) Please RSVP at This is your chance to get in a kayak and have some fun in the pool! We will be going over kayaking basics and safety for those who have never been kayaking before. We will also be working on more advanced skills like rescues and rolls - we may even get in a few games of kayak football. The Adventure...

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Veterans Networking Social Event

Thursday, Feb 7, 5:30 pm
7777 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740

Event: Veterans Networking Social Event Time: Thursday, February 7th, 2019 | 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM                                      Attire: Business casual to business professional​​​​​​​ Location: The Lobby Bar at The Hotel at the University of Maryland - 7777 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740                                                                                RSVP here: First 25 people receive a ticket good for a free drink at the bar! Free...

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New Student Veteran Orientation Survey, Spring 2019

Thank you for attending the Veterans Orientation that was held on Saturday, January 12, 2019! We are excited to have you here at the University of Maryland and would love your involvement throughout your time with us! Please take about 15 minutes to fill out the following survey. The information that you provide in this survey will help to determine the programming/resource needs for the upcoming year, as well as adjustments to the veterans orientation in the future....

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Veterans Appreciation Massage

Monday, Nov 12, 10 am
Cole Field House, Room 1112

Take a break from the busy school day and enjoy a free massage from a licensed massage therapist in the Veteran's Center. Massage sessions are 15 minutes long and will be available until 4:00 PM. Sign up before all the times are reserved! Sign up for a session at

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Veterans Day Service Project

Saturday, Nov 10, 9 am
307 53rd St NE, Washington, DC 20019-6621, United States

Lend a hand as we partner with The Mission Continues and give back to an underserved community in Washington D.C. RSVP at

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Veterans Networking Social Event

Thursday, Nov 8, 5:30 pm
7775 Baltimore Ave, College Park, Maryland 20740

Veterans Networking Social Event RSVP @ Come mingle with business professionals and fellow veterans at The Hotel in UMD as we build the bonds that support successful transitions. The attire is business casual.

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Rucking Wednesday

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2:30 pm
Stamp Student Union

Put on a pack and join us as we ruck around campus. Meet at Testudo in the Stamp. Veterans and supporters alike are all welcome.  

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Meditation Monday

Monday, Nov 5, 9 am
Cole Field House, Room 1112


Begin your week with peace, quiet, and relaxation as we host an instructor-guided meditation session in the Veteran Center.

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University of Maryland Veterans Reception and Football Game

Saturday, Nov 3, 9:30 am
Stamp Student Union

***Game time has been set for 12 Noon - the reception will begin at 9:30 AM*** Veterans Day Reception And Football Game Saturday, November 3rd | 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM  This event requires an RSVP which can be submitted at Please join us for our annual University of Maryland Veterans Reception and Football Game on November 3rd. This is our signature event of the year and we are looking forward to another great reception and a win against Michigan State! Please reserve your...

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Honor & Remember Veterans Day Service

Friday, Nov 9, 12 pm
University of Maryland Memorial Chapel Memorial Chapel, College Park, Maryland 20742

On Friday, November 9th from 12 - 1:00 pm, the University of Maryland will salute the Veteran community through an exceptional program of music and spoken word. Remarks will be offered by two Veterans with extensive ties to the UMD community, Sara Feret and Michael G. Moore. The program will begin with a slide show of active or former military connected to UMD. If you would like to send in submissions, please email: by Wednesday, October 31st with the person's name, military...

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Veterans Day Hockey Game

Sunday, Nov 11, 3:30 pm
Stamp Student Union

Caps vs Coyotes Ticket Sale Game Day: Sunday, November 11th Departure Time: 3:30 PM Departure Location: Stamp Student Union Tickets Sales Begin: Wednesday, October 24th Ticket Sale Location: Stamp Ticket Office Price: $20 Veteran Student Life is pleased to announce that we will be selling a limited number reduced ticket prices to CURRENT STUDENT VETERANS for the Caps vs Coyotes game on Veterans Day. These tickets will cost $20 and will come with $15 of food credit! Tickets go on sale...

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Intro to Mountain Biking for Veterans

Saturday, Oct 6, 8 am
Eppley Recreation Center

Intro to Mountain Biking for Veterans Date: Saturday, October 6th *Mandatory Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, October 2nd at 8 PM* Location: Rosaryville State Park, MD Bikes Provided Register @ Cost: Free

Push yourself and learn new skills with us on this mountain biking trip for veterans! We will head out to Rosaryville State Park in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, home to some of the best single-track mountain biking in the region. Trip leaders will provide you with enough...

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Veterans Family Climb

Saturday, Sep 29, 12 pm
Eppley Recreation Center

Veterans Family Climb Saturday, September 29th | 12:00 - 2:00 PM Climbing Wall @ Eppley Recreation Center Register @ Free for student veterans and their guests!

Veteran Student Life will be hosting a climbing event at the Challenge Course, Eppley Recreation Center for Student Veterans, their families, and guests. Minimum age to climb is 4 years old as long as the equipment fits properly.

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STEM Tutor Onboarding Form

This form is for students interested in becoming tutors for our Veterans STEM Assistance Program. 


Current University of Maryland, College Park student (Undergraduate or Graduate) Demonstrate the capacity to productively engage with peers in mentoring or advising Earned a grade of at least a "B" in each course you wish to tutor Recommendation from an instructor of each course you wish to tutor Overall GPA of 3.0 or above Excellent... Fill Out Form

Veterans Center Access Request

The Veterans Center is located in Cole Field House, Room 1112 and is a resource for all students that are service members (Active Duty, National Guard, Reserves) or veterans of the US military. To request access please complete this form and include documentation of your service - DD 214 or NGB 22 for veterans or CAC card for current service members. A government issued drivers license with a veterans designation will also work.

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Veterans Family Bowling

Sunday, Sep 23, 12 pm
3972 Campus Dr, College Park, MD 20742

Sunday, September 23rd 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM TerpZone, Stamp Student Union RSVP @ Cost: Free

Join us for an afternoon of bowling for the whole family! We will also have use of the pool tables, air hockey, and video gaming stations. The TerpZone also has NFL Sunday Ticket so you will be able to catch your favorite team play while having fun with family and friends. Refreshments will be provided. This event is free thanks to a generous from the Department of...

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University of Maryland Veterans Kayak Football Tournament

Sunday, Nov 4, 9 am
1115 Eppley Recreation Center, College Park, Maryland 20742

Veterans Kayak Football Tournament @ the University of Maryland Sunday, November 4th | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Register at Join us for some competitive fun in the pool at our 5th Annual Team River Runner – UMD Veterans Kayak Football Tournament. The tournament will be held in the safety and comfort of the indoor swimming pool at Eppley Recreation Center on the University of Maryland campus in College Park. All veterans, service members, alumni, friends, and family members...

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Veteran Student Life Assists at Adaptive Adventure Day

Saturday, Sep 15, 7:15 am
Eppley Recreation Center/Trinity Center, Trinity Washington University

Veteran Student Life Assists @ Adaptive Adventure Day Meet-up Location: Adventure Program, 1115 Eppley Recreation Center, College Park, MD 20742 Date: Saturday, September 15th, 2018 Time: 7:15 AM - 4:00 PM Register at Contact: Aaron Anderson | Join us for Adaptive Adventure Day - it is an experience that promises to be both fun and fulfilling. You have the opportunity to create a very special and memorable day for children and young adults by partnering...

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Intro to Whitewater Kayaking for Veterans

Saturday, Sep 8, 9 am
Eppley Recreation Center/Potomac, MD

Intro to White Water Kayaking for Veterans Saturday, Sept 8th | 9 AM - 5 PM Register @ Required pre-trip meeting: Tuesday 4th| 8:00 PM Join Veteran Student Life and the Adventure Program for an introductory whitewater kayaking trip! You’ll start off learning the basics in the pool at the pre-trip meeting and you'll be running some class II rapids on the Potomac by the end of the trip. Expect to get your adrenaline pumping, learn paddling skills, and meet other veterans....

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Whitewater Kayaking & Rafting Overnight Trip (for Veterans)

Sep 2 - Sep 3
Eppley Recreation Center/Ohiopyle, PA

Whitewater Kayaking and Rafting Overnight Trip (for Veterans) Start Time: Sunday, September 2nd at 8:00 AM End Time: Monday, September 3rd at approximately 10:00 PM Required Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, August 28th, 8:00 PM @ the Adventure Program in Eppley Recreation Center Trip Location: Ohiopyle, PA Register for this event @ Cost: Free thanks to generous support from the Department of Veteran Affairs (transportation, meals, and equipment rental included) This trip is...

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Veterans Golf Clinic & Social

Saturday, Aug 25, 11 am
3800 Golf Course Rd, College Park, Maryland 20742

Veterans Golf Clinic and Social Saturday, August 25th 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM University of Maryland Golf Course Register @ Join us on August 25th for our 4th Annual Veterans Golf Clinic & Social. Get some tips on your golf game from our resident PGA instructor at the university's course. Whether whacking some balls down the driving range or practicing on the putting green this clinic is sure to help you improve while having fun with fellow student veterans....

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Veterans Bike the Monuments

Friday, Aug 24, 4 pm
Veterans Center, Room 1112, Cole Field House

Friday, August 24th | 4:00 - 10:00 PM No Pre-Trip Meeting Registration for this event is required - register at Free for Veterans and their guest Join us for a fun evening of bicycling in the nation's capital in the area around the monuments at sunset. This trip is suitable for all levels of bicyclers. Equipment and transportation provided! Veterans and service members of the US military may bring a friend or family member as a guest! This trip is free thanks to...

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TerpVets General Body Meeting

Tuesday, Sep 4, 4 pm
Veterans Center, Room 1112, Cole Field House

TerpVets General Body Meeting (GBM) Tuesday, September 4th | 4:00 - 5:00 PM Veterans Center, RM 1112, Cole Field House Join us for our first General Body Meeting of the year. Meet our new members, share your ideas for the coming year, and get excited about upcoming events! We will be in the Veterans Center so if you haven't checked it out yet this is a perfect opportunity. At the conclusion of the meeting we will head over to the TerpZone (basement of Stamp Student Union) for free bowling...

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Operation Stick-It: 9/11 Remembrance

Monday, Sep 10, 5 pm
Adele H. Stamp Student Union, 3972 Campus Dr, College Park, MD 20742

Operation Stick-It: 9/11 Remembrance Monday, September 10th | 5:00 PM Stamp Student Union Sign up for an email reminder for this event @

TerpVets (the Student Veteran Organization @ UMD) invites you to join them in posting 3,000 American Flags on McKeldin Mall on Monday, September 10th to commemorate the lives lost on September 11th, 2001. The flags will remain up through Thursday, September 13th for the First Look Fair. 

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