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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 @ go.umd.edu/mb18 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 @ go.umd.edu/iclimb 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. 

Qualifications: 

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 @ go.umd.edu/vetfamilybowling 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 go.umd.edu/trr-umd18 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 go.umd.edu/aad Contact: Aaron Anderson | ajande3@umd.edu 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 @ go.umd.edu/ikayak 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 @ go.umd.edu/raft 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 @ go.umd.edu/golfclinic 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 go.umd.edu/vetbike 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 @ go.umd.edu/operationstickit

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. 

Meet-up at 5:00 pm in...

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New Student-Veteran Orientation Survey, Fall 2018

Thank you for attending the Veterans Orientation that was held on Saturday, August 11th, 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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Veterans Family Paddle on the Potomac

Saturday, Aug 18, 8 am
Eppley Recreation Center/Arlington, VA

Veterans Family Paddle on the Potomac Location: Columbia Island Marina – Arlington, VA Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018 | 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM No Pre-Trip Meeting Register at go.umd.edu/familypaddle

Bring your family for a day of canoeing on the Potomac River. Enjoy the view of the monuments from the water as we paddle from Columbia Island Marina to Theodore Roosevelt Island where we’ll stop for lunch. After lunch and exploring the island, we will head back out onto the river for a...

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TerpVets Welcome Back BBQ

Saturday, Aug 18, 2 pm
9218 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740

TerpVets Welcome Back BBQ Saturday, August 18th | 2:00 - 6:00 PM College Park American Legion 9218 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740 Register at go.umd.edu/legion-bbq

Come on out to socialize with your fellow veterans and guests! Bring the kids, too! TerpVets are having a BBQ Social at the College Park Legion on Saturday, August 18th. This is to welcome our new incoming veteran students and make some new friends. We will have plenty of food and an open bar, as well as...

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Veterans Adventure Orientation Program

Aug 11 - Aug 12
Eppley Recreation Center/Potomac, MD

Veterans Adventure Orientation Program (VAOP): Whitewater Kayaking Overnight Trip Date: Saturday, Aug 11 – Sunday, Aug 12, 2018 Time: 1:00 PM (Aug 11) - 5:00 PM (Aug 12) Location: Potomac, MD Registration for this event is required Please register at go.umd.edu/vaop18 by Sunday, August 5th

This adventure experience is designed exclusively for new student veterans. Spend two days learning the basics and experiencing the thrill of whitewater kayaking. Throughout this experience, you...

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Veterans Rock Climbing Trip

Saturday, Jul 28, 9 am
Adventure Program, 1115 Eppley Recreation Center, College Park, MD 20742

Register: go.umd.edu/vetrockclimb18

Mandatory Pre-Trip Meeting: July 26, 7:00-8:00 PM

Just a few miles from the Capital Beltway, Carderock offers some of the best urban climbing around.  Harness up and get ready to spend a leisurely day on the rocks while meeting other freshman and making new friends.  Climbing at Carderock is open to climbers of all skill levels and is a must if you have never climbed on real rock before.

Contact: Eric Wesner at (717) 858-7650  

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Veterans Family Whitewater Rafting & Camping

Jul 21 - Jul 22
Adventure Program, 1115 Eppley Recreation Center, College Park, MD 20742

Register: go.umd.edu/raftyough2018

Rafting Saturday Afternoon. Children must be at least 5 years old to raft. Camping Saturday Night, leisurely Sunday morning. Meals provided: Saturday lunch, dinner, s'mores, and Sunday breakfast, snacks for ride home. If bringing a young child that requires a car seat, you must provide your own transportation - will still want to meet up and depart the campus as a group.

Contact: Eric Wesner at (717) 858-7650 or ewesner@terpmail.umd.edu

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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 Whitewater Kayaking on the Potomac

Saturday, Jul 7, All Day
Adventure Program, 1115 Eppley Recreation Center, College Park, MD 20742

Mandatory Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, July 5, 7:00-9:00 PM

Register: go.umd.edu/whitewaterpotomac2018

This introductory whitewater kayaking trip is great opportunity to learn the basics and have a ton of fun. The trip will include of Potomac's class II rapids, so even experienced kayakers can expect to have their adrenaline pumping. Transportation, kayak equipment, and lunch provided.  

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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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