Veterans Resource Center

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About Us

The VRC: Here to Serve All Veterans at CSUN

The Veterans Resource Center (VRC) in the University Student Union is dedicated to assisting Veterans at CSUN transition to student life. Since opening in 2012, the VRC has been committed to promoting the academic, personal and professional development of Student Veterans, reservists, members of the National Guard and their dependents through supportive services, resources and community building events. 

Whether you are looking to socialize with other Veterans, study for a test, watch a movie or just kick back and relax, you are always welcomed at the VRC. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Mission Statement

The Veterans Resource Center (VRC) assists CSUN students as they transition from military service to academic success. The VRC promotes the academic, personal and professional development of student veterans, reservists, members of the National Guard and their dependents through supportive services, resources and community building events.

Bridge

Bridge

Bridge the gaps between veterans and civilians through educating the campus community about differences between military culture and the culture on a college campus.

Support

Support

Serve as a hub of resources for our military connected students in order to help them reach their academic, professional and personal goals.

Connect

Connect

Provide programming and a space where students can connect with one another and foster a community of support.

Build

Build

Build a foundation where military connected students can plant their roots and feel empowered to grow to their full potential.

Meet Our Staff


Patrina Croisdale

Patrina Croisdale
Coordinator, Veterans Resource Center
(818) 677-4348
patrina.croisdale@csun.edu
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Amber Bartmus

Amber Bartmus
Veterans Resource Center Supervisor
(818) 677-4672
amber.bartmus@csun.edu
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Tenease Ramirez

Tenease Ramirez
Master of Social Work Intern,
Military Connected Women Liason

Military Dependent

Nick Armann

Nick Armann
Student Assistant, Media & Communication Lead
Business Management Major
Air National Guard

Manny Garcia

Manny Garcia
Student Administrative Support Assistant
Political Science Major
Marine Corps

Jimmy Guevara

Jimmy Guevara
Student Assistant, Outreach Lead
Psychology/Central American Studies Major
Marine Corps Veteran

Bubba Howell

Laurenz “Bubba” Howell
Student Assistant, Volunteer & Special Programing Lead
Mechanical Engineering Major
Navy Veteran

Thomas Kee

Thomas Kee
Student Assistant, Resources Lead
Marketing Major
Army Reserves

Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee
Student Assistant, Customer Service Lead
Kinesiology Major
Army Veteran

Michael Zachary

Michael Zachary
Student Business Assistant
Accounting Major
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