The Veterans Resource Center is located in Lynnwood Hall 215.
Phone: 425.640.1175 (please note, this number is not monitored during remote operations.
Please send all inquiries and correspondence via email).
Chris Szarek, USN (Ret.)
Director, Interim VA Certifying Official
Phone: 425.640.1775 (please note, this number is not monitored during remote operations. Please send all inquiries and correspondence via e-mail).
Office: Lynnwood Hall 224
Navigator, Veterans Conservation Corps
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.
Note: New Veteran Orientation Classes have been canceled until further notice during remote operations. Please contact VRC Director Chris Szarek at email@example.com for all questions regarding getting your VA Education Benefits started at Edmonds College.
COVID-19 VRC Update: As of March 16, 2020 and until further notice, VRC Staff will
be working remotely. Please submit all forms and correspondence via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org . We apologize for any inconvenience.
Note: Gloria Elliott, Certifying Official at Edmonds College, retired as of November 30. Until further notice VRC Director Chris Szarek will be serving as interim certifying official. Please contact him at the address listed above for all VA related paperwork and questions.
Winter Break Closure:
VRC closed December 19-28.
First week of Winter Quarter (Jan. 4-8):
Mon.-Thurs.: 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Fri: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Winter Quarter Hours (starting Jan. 11):
Mon.: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tues: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Wed.-Fri.: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
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.