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Army Reserve Officer Training Corps

The Reserve Officer Training Corps is a college elective that develops leadership skills in our students as they prepare for Military Service.


Virginia Tech Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps

Welcome to Army ROTC at Virginia Tech. The Reserve Officer Training Corps is a college elective that develops Leadership Skills in our students as they prepare for Military Service. Army ROTC offers a commission as a second lieutenant in either the Active Duty Army or Reserve Forces in a variety of career fields including Combat Arms (Aviation, Armor, Artillery, Infantry, or Engineers), Combat Support, and Combat Service Support branches. There are two-, three-, and four-year scholarship programs available. Some cadets choose to join the National Guard or the Army Reserve while in Army ROTC, thus qualifying them for the Montgomery GI Bill benefits, in-state tuition (VANG) and other exciting benefits. 

Virginia Tech is one of the United States' six Senior Military Colleges and one of two such programs at a predominantly civilian university. As a graduate of a Senior Military College, a medically qualified cadet successfully completing all ROTC requirements is virtually assured of obtaining an active duty commission.  A few cadets each year earn a reserve forces duty commission.  These future lieutenants will serve as a commissioned officer in either the U.S. Army Reserve or the Army National Guard. 

Virginia Tech Army ROTC promotes "Hokie Strong" - the unique combination of Army Strong with Hokie Spirit and Ut Prosim.

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    Virginia Tech's Corps of Cadets
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    Virginia Tech's Corps of Cadets is a 24-hour leadership laboratory that has produced military, public, and corporate leaders since the university was founded in 1872.

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    Spend the Night
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    Shadowing a cadet is a great way to learn first-hand what the Corps is really like. Apply to spend the night

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    Scholarships and Awards
    Scholarships and Awards

    High School seniors can apply for Army ROTC scholarships online at between June 1 at the end of their junior year & Dec 1st of their senior year.