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Veterans Bike the Monuments at Sunset

Saturday, Jun 2, 4 pm

Saturday June 2, 2018 Exact Time: TBD Mandatory Pre-trip Meeting on Thursday, May 31st | 7 - 9 PM Free for Veterans and their guest go.umd.edu/vetbike 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 generous support from...

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Veterans Scholarship Application 2018-19 Academic Year

**Apply for a University of Maryland, College Park Veterans Scholarship by Friday May 25, 2018**

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

Who is eligible to apply for the University of Maryland scholarships?

Veterans, Active Duty service members, National Guard, reservists or family members who:

Wish to start, finish, or further their education at the University of Maryland, College Park.  Have served in active duty or reserve...

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TerpVets at Walter Reed Kayak Football Tournament

Saturday, May 19, 9 am
Building 17 Taylor Rd, E Rixey Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814

TerpVets @ Walter Reed Kayak Football Tournament Date: Saturday May 19th Tentatively 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Location: Walter Reed NMMC, Bethesda

Sign up @ go.umd.edu/kft

Put the date on your calendars! It is going to be ton of fun. Come out and have a great time playing a great, new and exciting sport with other veterans from the area. We will be forming a team or two over the next several weeks and we will have pool sessions so if you have never played, you will have an...

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Wake Up Well

Wednesday, Feb 7, 10 am
Veterans Center, Room 1112, Cole Field House

Wake Up Well  Wednesday, February 7th | 10am - 11am  Veteran's Center go.umd.edu/wakeupwell  After enjoying breakfast from Good Morning Commuters, come by the Veteran Center for Wake Up Well. Take an hour to relax and regroup after enjoying the yummy food and start the month off right by participating in our mindfulness session.

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Paddle in the Pool: Kayak Football

Sunday, Feb 25, 12:30 pm
The Adventure Program @ Eppley Recreation Center

Date: Sunday, February 25 Time: 12:30-2:30 PM Location: Eppley Recreation Center Natatorium go.umd.edu/paddleinthepool Cost: Free thanks to generous support from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs   Come learn or fine tune your paddle strokes or your kayak roll. Trip leaders from the Adventure Program will be able to provide kayak instruction as needed. We’ll end the pool session with a friendly game of kayak football. No kayak experience is necessary – come out and paddle with us!  

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Paddle in the Pool with HSC Pediatrics

Sunday, Feb 11, 12:15 pm
The Adventure Program @ Eppley Recreation Center

Date: Sunday, February 11 Time: 12:30-2:30 PM Location: Eppley Recreation Center Natatorium  go.umd.edu/paddlewithHSCpediatrics Cost: Free thanks to generous support from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs   Share your paddling knowledge with youth from HSC Pediatric Center. Volunteers will be partnered with a buddy from HSC Pediatric Center and will assist them with basic paddle strokes and maneuvers as they paddle in the pool. Swimming and basketball in the pool are also recreational...

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New Student-Veteran Orientation Survey, Spring 2018

Thank you for attending the Veterans Orientation that was held on Saturday January 20th, 2018! 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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TerpVets @ MSP Polar Bear Plunge

Saturday, Jan 27, 11 am
Sandy Point State Park, Annapolis, MD

TerpVets @ MSP Polar Bear Plunge Saturday, January 27th Plunge Time: 1:00 PM Sandy Point State Park (We will be arranging a carpool) Sign Up @ go.umd.edu/plunge Most of us have participated in some kind of fundraising event. You may have gone for a run, a walk or even jumped on a bike. But no event compares to the Plunge! Rushing head first into the Chesapeake Bay at the end of January is a rush of cold excitement. That’s why we need you on our team! Grab your swimsuit, pack a towel and...

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Veterans Orientation

Saturday, Jan 20, 8:30 am
Veterans Center, Room 1112, Cole Field House

Our Veterans Orientation will be held on Saturday, January 20th from 8:30 am - 1:00 pm. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. The orientation will cover issues such as health insurance, veteran benefits, resources on campus, and team based activities. Specifically, topics like the Post 9/11 GI Bill, scholarships, academic support services, recreational activities, and professional development.  More importantly the orientation is the first step in not only transitioning to college...

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VAOP

Saturday, Jan 20, 1 pm
Veterans Center, Room 1112, Cole Field House

Immediately following the orientation, you can opt to join us (and why wouldn’t you?) on our Veterans Adventure Orientation Program (VAOP) Ski and Snowboard Trip which is an all-expenses paid experience at Whitetail Ski Resort. This will be a great opportunity to connect with a few veterans that are currently on campus and can give real-life transition experience and interact with other incoming veterans as well. Space is limited so sign up now if you are interested!

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Veterans Family Ski and Snowboard Trip

Saturday, Jan 6, 9 am
Adventure Program @ Eppley Recreation Center

Veterans Family Ski & Snowboard Trip Saturday, January 6th 9:00 AM - 10 PM Cost: Free - equipment rental, transportation, and lift ticket included! ****We have reached capacity for the trip...if you are still interested in attending please sign up for the wait list. That will help us gauge interest for the future and also will get you a spot if one opens up. Visitgo.umd.edu/vetfamilyski to sign up for the wait list.*** Join Veteran Student Life and the Adventure Program for our 2nd...

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Veterans Week Kayak Football Tournament

Sunday, Nov 12, 9 am
1115 Eppley Recreation Center, College Park, MD 20742 in the Natatorium

Cost: FREE (breakfast & lunch provided)

Register @ go.umd.edu/kayakfb

Join us for our annual Veteran Kayak Football Tournament at the University of Maryland. Grab your friends and make a team or fly solo and enjoy an action packed day of kayak football!

All kayaking equipment will be provided (including a wide range of adaptive paddling gear), but feel free to bring your own as well. Just be sure to come dressed to get wet.

The games will be 5 vs 5....

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Veterans Week LGBTQ+ Lunch and Discussion

Wednesday, Nov 8, 12 pm
Adele's Restaurant, Stamp Student Union, 3972 Campus Drive, College Park, MD 20742

Please join us on Wednesday, November 8th from 12:00 - 2:00 PM at Adele's in the Stamp Student Union for a complimentary lunch while we discuss military and campus topics relevant to the Veteran and LGBTQ+ community. All those who have served in the U.S. Military and Uniformed services (both prior and active), LGBTQ+ community members, and partners are welcome to attend!

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Veterans Week Professional Networking Workshop

Monday, Nov 6, 12:30 pm
University Career Center, 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing

University Career Center 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing Monday, November 6th | 12:30 - 2:00 PM

Veteran Student Life has teamed up with the Career Center in order to provide veterans with the tools to market themselves effectively. This year the Career Center will provide student veterans with professional pictures that can be used on sites like LinkedIn - so come dressed in your professional attire. Career center staff will cover the ins and outs of professional networking and...

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Veterans Week Kickoff Lunch

Friday, Nov 3, 12:30 pm
Veterans Center, Room 1112, Cole Field House

Veterans Week Kickoff Lunch Friday, November 3, 2017 | 12:30 - 1:30 Veterans Center, Room 1112, Cole Field House

Come have a Chipotle lunch, curtesy of VSL! All food provided will be given out on a first come, first serve basis, so please make sure to arrive at the beginning of the event!

While enjoying your burrito, learn about all of the different events and opportunities available to you throughout Veteran's Week! There are different events available every day the...

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The Pumpkin Patch @ the 2017 Homecoming TerpCarnival

Friday, Oct 27, 4 pm
McKeldin Mall

Join Graduate Student Life at the Homecoming 2017 TerpCarnival where we're hosting the Pumpkin Patch. Pick a pumpkin and make it your own with our awesome assortment of decorations!

Find us on the mall on October 27 from 4-8pm (or while supplies last) as part of TerpCarnival!

This event does not require an RSVP.

Veterans Paddle in the Pool: Kayak Football

Sunday, Oct 22, 11:45 am
Adventure Program @ Eppley Recreation Center - 4028 Valley Dr College Park, MD 20742

Location: Adventure Program, 1115 Eppley Recreation Center, College Park, MD 20742 Date: Sunday, October 22, 2017 Time: 11:45 AM - 2:00 PM go.umd.edu/kfb

Contact: Aaron Anderson at 831-917-5173 or ajande3@terpmail.umd.edu

Bring your friends and family for some fun in the pool! This is your chance to get in a kayak and play around! We will be going over kayaking basics and safety for those who have never been kayaking before, then we will break out into teams to play an...

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HSC Pediatrics @ Climbing Wall

Saturday, Oct 21, 9:45 am
Adventure Program @ Eppley Recreation Center - 4028 Valley Dr College Park, MD 20742

TerpVets Assist HSC Pediatrics @ the Climbing Wall Location: Adventure Program Date: Saturday October 21, 2017 | 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM go.umd.edu/climb

Come join us on Saturday October 21st at the Climbing Wall to assist HSC Pediatrics climb to new heights! This is a great opportunity to give back to the community and it is an experience that promises to be both fun and fulfilling. We will be working with children and young adults with disabilities ages 5 to 21 - helping them to get...

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Veterans Paddle in the Pool: Kayak Football

Sunday, Oct 8, 11:45 am
Adventure Program, 1115 Eppley Recreation Center, College Park, MD 20742

Veterans Paddle in the Pool: Kayak Football Sunday, October 8th | 11:45 AM - 2:00 PM Sign up: go.umd.edu/paddle Come join Veteran Student Life and the Adventure Program for a paddle session in the pool. In the first portion of the session you will learn some basic strokes and how to exit a kayak if it flips over. For more advanced paddlers you can learn how to roll or practice rolling on your own. During the second portion of the session we will break out into teams play a game...

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