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Military & Veterans Resource Center (MAVRC)

Located among the pines on the northwest end of campus, Whitworth's Military & Veterans Resource Center (MAVRC) is a 3,000-square-foot facility dedicated to all military-connected students attending Whitworth – military members, veterans, their dependents and ROTC cadets. Whether you need a place to decompress, build community or share your experiences with other military-connected students, the MAVRC welcomes you.


The MAVRC includes its own computer lab, group study/meeting place, community space, kitchen, laundry room, patio, and a rest and relaxation space for individuals who may be struggling with PTS or traumatic brain injuries, or who just need a quiet place to decompress. The center is open regular business hours with access upon request after normal business hours and on the weekends.


In addition to these amenities, the MAVRC houses the office for the associate director for military & veterans outreach, Phil Labrie, where students can meet with Labrie for advising and counsel. The office for the VA Certifying Official, Alicia Ordaz, is also housed in the MAVRC. The MAVRC also includes the office of a dedicated Vet Corps Navigator who provides peer outreach, as well as a space for outside veterans services.


The MAVRC supports military members, veterans and cadets through events such as game nights, social gatherings and guest speakers. This space welcomes military-connected students to be part of the Whitworth community.  

Upcoming Projects

Future plans for improving the MAVRC include a keycard access door, remodel of the interior kitchen, painting throughout the facility and making the house ADA accessible.

If you would like to donate to the MAVRC, click here.

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