Community Building

Veterans Day Ceremony Fall 2012

V.E.T.S.- Veterans Education and Transition Support

 Join us for our meetings where we bring guests in to talk about various issues of concern for our military-affiliated students!  Check out the V.E.T.S. Facebook page for more information.

UNCW Military Student Spotlight
Darius, Geography major and Geospatial Information Systems Minor
United States Air Force Veteran

Darrius Military

I am a student veteran and NC native. I am a rising senior here at UNCW and a geography major concentrating in Geospatial Information Systems and satellite imagery. I chose geography because I was intrigued with the people I had met and the places I had seen after traveling the world with the United States Air Force. I have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan and have had my fair share of missions in the middle east.

I applied to UNCW as a transfer student and was accepted shortly thereafter. After some apprehensive thoughts, I packed up all of my belongings and moved down to warm and wonderful Wilmington sight unseen. After my first semester, I quickly found my niche in life and was back to my old self. I had the opportunity to start working in the Admissions office as a guest relations specialist. I found a passion for helping people and was recently promoted to the student manager. The atmosphere here at UNCW has literally replenished my soul and has gave me a place where I feel at home. I am grateful for the veteran resources we have on campus and for the knowledgeable staff on hand. Our school is very military friendly and I would encourage anyone to apply!

Upcoming Events

Off-Campus Coffee Breaks*

Wednesdays & Thursdays 10:30 am-11:30 am
Fisher Student Center across from the Bookstore Entrance

See below for current coffee breaks!

Thursday, August 27, The Lofts at Randall
Wednesday, September 2, Career Center
Thursday, September 3, University Learning Center
Wednesday, September 9, Office of Student Leadership and Engagement
Wednesday, September 16, The Lofts at Randall

FREE Coffee, Juice, and Breakfast pastries


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