Veteran Resource Center


Welcome to the Veteran Resource Center (VRC)

vetsThe Veteran Resource Center at Ferris State University is run by Veterans for Veterans. The VRC is a centralized resource department, easily accessible and widely available to all veterans - active duty, reserve guard, separated, retired and their dependents. The VRC is located in the new University Center in the CLACS office.  Veterans are encouraged to take advantage of the VRC for studying, computer and printer access, or to just grab a coffee or beverage and relax between classes.


  • Assistance with transitioning from military to college
  • Veterans Affairs (VA) Compensation and Disability Claims
  • Applications for VA Healthcare
  • Retrieving Military Records
  • Other military-related questions or concerns!

Jacob Schrot is the Veteran Resource Representative at Ferris State University. He is an active member of the Michigan Army National Guard and a former Marine with over 11 years of service. Jacob holds a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management from Ashford University. Jacob is looking forward to working with Veterans and their families to ensure their college experience is exceptional.

Jacob Schrot:

jacob schrot

Michigan Veteran Education Initiative
Veteran Resource Representative
805 Campus Drive, Suite 121
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 591-2022