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Veterans Resource Center (VRC) at San Jose State University 

Please contact us by phone/zoom/email if you have any questions!


VRC Peer Advisor Zoom Office Hours

Spring 2023: 

Dan:  Mondays: 9am-1pm

Marco:  Mondays: 12pm-5pm

Malia:  Mondays: 12pm-2:30pm

Watson:  Wednesday: 9am-1pm

Ignacio:  Wednesday: 9am-3pm (beg. Feb.3) 

Jonathan:  Wednesay:  3pm-5pm, Friday: 9am-5pm

Jackson:  Thursdays: 12pm-2:30pm

Isabel:   Thursdays:  10am-2pm                  


For general VRC services and information:

VRC Front Desk Staff (M-F; 9am-5pm)

Phone: 408-924-8129



Veterans Certifying Official

Michelle Hayes Ocampo
Phone: 408-924-8129

Veterans Certifying Official

VACANT-currently hiring


VRC Program Coordinator

Lynelle Duarte


Phone: 408-924-2721



Director-Veterans Resource Center

Maggie Morales


Phone: 408-924-8129
Appointments: Schedule appointments via Spartan Connect here:

VRC Faculty Fellow 

Need academic advice? Have questions about Grad school application process?  Confused on how to connect with your advising department?  Visit with the VRC Faculty Fellow to get advice and support!


Contact: Raymand Buyco


Phone: 408-924-5517

Spring VRC Office Hours:

M:  Zoom: 3-5pm (email Ray to get zoom link)

T-Th: VRC 2-5pm

Ray supports the VRC mission and goals by coordinating, developing, and implementing programs and initiatives that are evidence based and integrate  research on veterans studies and policy.  He is a great support to connect students to academic resources, questions with advising, questions about grad applications, and he is passionate about making sure our military connected individuals are succeeding while at SJSU; however he can support you in your goals.

VRC Mentoring Program

Looking for a mentor in your major/department/academics?  Diana is here to help connect you with a Mentor!

Dr. Yan (Dianna) Wu


Phone: 408-924-5574

VRC Office Hours Spring 203:  Tuesdays 1:15-2:15pm, or schedule a Zoom mtg.!