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Virtual In-Residence Program


Virtual In-Residence Program (ViR)


What is Virtual In-Residence?

The Virtual In-Residence (ViR) program is one of the two "in-person" options for modules in Civil Air Patrol's Education and Training program.  Virtual In-Residence provides members the opportunity to complete the moderated modules from home via a virtual classroom with an authorized Volunteer University Instructor. 

Currently, the Virtual In-Residence program provides modules in Level 2, Level 3, Level 4, the Squadron Commanders Course (Level 3 Electives), and the Group Commanders Course (Level 4 Electives).  

Please note that, though our classes are taught on virtual platforms, the Virtual In-Residence program does not use cohorts. Cohorts are only used by students taking online modules through Axis.  Cohorts are NOT required for VIR classes. We cannot assist with questions about cohorts.

If you have questions regarding cohorts, contact your cohort instructor or the online chair for the level in which you are working.

Need information on starting a VIR program at your Group, Wing or Region?  Email us


Save the Date!

On October 1, 2022, the interest period for VolU Virtual In-Residence's Inaugural Level 5 will begin.

Sessions will take place on Sunday evenings throughout 2023.



ViR Administrative Staff 

General Inquiries: Virtual In-Residence Team

ViR Coordinator: Capt Brenda Morrissey

ViR Administration: 1st Lt Jennifer Kluzak

ViR Instructor Support Team:     

  • Col Linette Lahan

  • Col Mark Lahan

  • Maj Douglas Mitchell

  • Capt Julie Moses

  • Capt Vivian Surwill

Interested in Teaching with ViR?

Authorized Volunteer University Instructors may request to teach for ViR.  Please complete the VIR Instructor Interest Form and one of our team will contact you to get you set up. To become an authorized Instructor, visit Volunteer University and follow the steps.

Virtual In-Residence Calendar

ViR Modules can be found at Education & Training Calendar.  Note that the ViR Offerings will say "VIR" followed by the Level of the Module or SCC for Squadron Commander's Course Modules. 

There is a link in the calendar event to register provided seats remain available, and please use the registration form to register for all the modules you wish to attend. Times on the registration form are in Eastern time.


Virtual In-Residence Student Links

Education & Training Calendar

Pre and Post-Course Assignments

Student Expectations


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