About the VRC
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​​The VRC serves CMU students who are:

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

VRC staff will help each student:

  • Get the most out of his or her CMU experience;
  • Receive assistance with educational benefits, including those applicable to spouses and/or dependents;
  • Build academic and social networks; and
  • Make the transition from active duty to student​

Veterans' Resource Center Contacts

 

Steve Rellinger, Director
U.S. Navy
relli1sa@cmich.edu
(989) 774-7991

 

Tara Emmendorfer, Coordinator, School Certifying Official​
U.S. Air Force
emmen1ta@cmich.edu
(989) 774-1231


 
Tammy Hullender, Manager – Kognito: Veterans on Campus
​U.S. Army
hulle1tl@cmich.edu​
(989) 774-7991​

 
Brandi Hajek, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) – Service Officer
U.S. Air Force
bhajek@davmichigan.com​
(313) 744-5820


 
Shane Taylor, President - Student Veterans of America (SVA)​
U.S. Marine Corps
veterans@cmich.edu
(989) 774-7991

 
Isaac Smith, Manager - Peer Advisors for Veteran Education (PAVE)
U.S. Army
PAVE@cmich.edu
(989) 774-7991


 
Brad McDonald, Assistant Manager - Peer Advisors for Veteran Education (PAVE)
U.S. Army
PAVE@cmich.edu
​(989) 774-7991


 
Jessie Barber, School Certifying Official
barbe1jc@cmich.edu
(989) 774-7991