The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Virtual Student Veteran Resource Center

Welcome to the Virtual SVRC!

This page serves as a headquarters for members of the UMass Veteran community, designed to provide services normally offered by SVRC in a virtual setting. Here, you are able to connect with others through zoom calls open to all, find resources related to COVID-19 and remote learning, and join the all-new Discord server! If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to or

Zoom Meetings

Community Drop-in Link

A continually running Zoom meeting for community building and connection.

Passcode: Fall 2020

Scheduled Meeting with SVRC Staff

A pre-scheduled meeting for the SVRC community:

Weekly time: Thursday from 2:00 to 3:00 pm

Passcode: SVRC2020

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Office Hours

Office hours with the SGA Secretary of Veterans Affairs, by appointment. Click below to schedule a meeting:

 Discord Server

Click below to join the all-new SVRC Discord Server, where you will be able to join in various chats, set-up game lobbies, get updates, connect with others and much more:

Need to schedule a meeting?

Use the meeting request form to schedule a meeting with the SGA's Secretary of Veterans Affairs or the Director of the SVRC.

Student Veteran Resource Center


19 Dickinson Hall, UMass Amherst


Open 9:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday
Summer Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday

Lynn Gates
Veterans Benefits Certification Manager
23 Dickinson Hall

Matt Bachmann
Director, Student Veteran Resource Center
18/19 Dickinson Hall

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