Annual events

Group photo of female veterans at the 11th annual conference.

Women Veterans in Higher Education Conference

The Women Veterans in Higher Education Conference has been hosted by the CSUF Veterans Resource Center for over a decade. Every year women veterans and supporters from various parts of California come together to share stories, participate in workshops, receive support from resources, and gain new friendships. This event is held every month of March to coincide with women's history month. 

Group photo of staff and students in regalia celebrating their graduation.

Veterans Appreciation Night

The Veterans Appreciation Night is an event that is hosted by the Veterans Resource Center and the Student Veterans of America. It is a night to celebrate the accomplishments of the student veterans. Students wear their regalia and walk in front of their family, friends, and community. Throughout the night there are award presentations, food, music, and camaraderie.

Vets with hand over heart for national anthem.


VetMonth is held during the month of November to honor and celebrate our veteran community. We kick-off the month with a flag raising ceremony, partner with Student Veterans of America to host a Vets v.s. Cadets football game, have a Marine Corps cake cutting ceremony, and more! Connect with us all month long for the festivites. 

Group photo of student staff at the dependents appreciation night.

Dependents Appreciation Banquet

The Dependents Appreciation Banquet is an annual event held during the Month of the Military Child (April) was established in 2023 to celebrate and commemorate the accomplishments of our Dependent and Military-Connected student population, as well as their contributions to the VRC and their experiences at CSUF. All graduates and their families are invited and encouraged to attend.