About the VRC

​​The VRC serves CMU students who are:

  • Veterans
  • Active Military (including National Guard and Reserve)
  • Spouses and dependents of Veterans and Active Military

The VRC Staff helps students:

  • Get the most out of his or her CMU experience;
  • Access educational benefits, including those applicable to spouses and dependents
  • Build academic and social networks; and
  • Successfully make the transition from military environments to our centers across the U.S., our main campus, or online learning​

Veterans' Resource Center Contacts

Duane C. Kleinhardt
U.S. Navy, U.S. Army
(989) 774-7991
1116150937a[1].jpg​Coordinator, School Certifying Official
Tara Emmendorfer
U.S. Air Force
(989) 774-7991
Christopher Hubbell 1.jpg​Service Officer - Disabled American Veterans (DAV)
Christopher J. Hubbell
U.S. Army
(989) 538-0172
Generic_Placeholder_-_Profile.jpg​President, Student Veterans of America
Nicholas Mellon
U.S. Army
(989) 774- 7991
Badgero.jpg​Manager, Peer Advisors for Veteran Education (PAVE)
Nicholas Badgero
U.S. Marines
(989) 774-7991
Truss, Xavier II.JPG​USDVA Work Study
Xavier Truss
U.S. Navy
(989) 774-7991
jessie.jpg​School Certifying Official
Jessie Barber
(989) 774-7991