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Veterans Resource Center

Contact Us

Department Information

The Veterans Resource Center is located in Lynnwood Hall 215.

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Phone: 425.640.1175
E-mail: vrc@edcc.edu

Chris Szarek, USN (Ret.)
Phone: 425.640.1775
Email: chris.szarek@edcc.edu
Office: Lynnwood Hall 224

Gloria Elliott, USA (Ret.)
VA Certifying Official and Program Manager
Phone: 425.640.1502
E-mail: gelliott@edcc.edu
Office: Lynnwood Hall 220

Navigator, Veterans Conservation Corps
Phone: 425.640.1527
Office: Lynnwood Hall 226

New Veteran Orientation Class:

The Veterans Resource Center conducts orientation sessions for newly arriving student veterans and their family members. Attendance of an orientation session is mandatory for all veterans and eligible family members using VA education benefits and is highly recommended for all other student veterans.

Orientation sessions are generally held during the last two weeks of the academic quarter and during break periods between quarters. Please call 425.640.1175 to find out the dates for the next orientation sessions or to register for a session.

Orientation sessions meet at the Veterans Resource Center, Lynnwood Hall, room 215.

Office hours

COVID-19 VRC Update: As of March 16 and until further notice, VRC Staff will be working remotely. Please submit all forms via e-mail to gelliott@edcc.edu for the VA Certifying Official, and chris.szarek@edcc.edu for the Director. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Fall Quarter Hours (starting Sept. 28):
Mon.: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tues: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Wed. and Thurs.: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fri.: Closed (no remote availability)

Note: Hours of operation may be adjusted during breaks between quarters and during the Summer quarter. The VRC is closed on federal holidays and during all Edmonds College campus-wide closures. Please see the Contact VRC and Plan of the Week pages for changes to the schedule.

EdMail: You are required to use it! It is the way we communicate with you.

The college assigns all students EdMail (email) accounts within a couple of days after they register for their first class. Note: if you are a former student returning after time away from school, check with the Enrollment Services Office to confirm what email address we have on file for you. We use the address recorded in the Enrollment Services records. To gain access to your account, follow the steps at edcc.edu/edmail.