FAQs

Tuition, tuition related fees (ie lab fees), $375.00/semester for books, and a monthly stipend of $250.00 (increases by $50.00/month each academic year).

No, students will have to get housing on their own. There are many dorms across campus as well as nearby apartment complexes with contracts geared towards students.

No. However, you have the option to live in the ROTC themed wing of Cochise Hall.

No. However, you can request through the granting institution for your non-NROTC scholarship to put it towards room and board. That is entirely between you and the granting agency.

Contact NSTC via email at pnsc_nrotc.placement@navy.mil and request to change your scholarship. Ensure that you include a copy of your letter of acceptance, and also indicate whether you are an Arizona resident or not.

No. However, if you choose to bring a car, parking can be tough to find and expensive if bought day to day. Ensure that you make plans to purchase a parking pass for the most convenience.

Yes. There is a possibility to transfer options during your time in the program. Discuss on an individual basis with either the Recruiting Officer or the Marine Officer Instructor (MOI).

Some classes can be taken at Pima Community College (PCC), but they vary based on your program. It is best to seek the advice of your counselor before enrolling in any classes at PCC to ensure they meet your NROTC degree requirements. In addition, tuition is paid via reimbursement vice directly to your bursar's account. In other words, you must pay up front, and then you will be reimbursed after you successfully pass the course.

Yes, the experience you bring to the command is essential to developing other Midshipmen.

Navy Option/STA-21: Monday - Battalion Physical Training 0600 - 0700

                                    Wednesday - Naval Science Laboratory 0600 - 0745

                                    Thursday - Division/Platoon Physical Training 0600 - 0700

Marine Option/MECEP: In addition to MON/WED/THURS, Marine Options and MECEPs also have Physical Training on Tuesdays, and Classroom Training for Pre-OCS on Fridays during the Spring Semesters.

Midshipmen: 12 Units minimum excluding Naval Science.

Active Duty: 15 Units minimum including Naval Science.

Any MIDN can Drop on Request (DOR) throughout the program. If the MIDN drops prior to the first day of classes of their Sophomore year, they must simply return their uniforms and complete a check out process. If they drop after the first day of classes of their Sophomore year, they must repay the government for all tuition benefits received through financial recoupment or active duty enlisted service.

No, you will be issued NROTC uniforms during orientation.

Yes, and students must complete both. Bear in mind that the University orientation will need to be completed BEFORE you can register for you first semester of classes. Thus, make orientation a priority so classes don't fill up before you are able to register.

No. Orientation is not intended to be as rigorous as boot camp. It is aimed at preparing you for your time as a Midshipman, Officer Candidate, or MECEP.

No. However, you will be expected to maintain yourself within proper grooming standards at all times.

Yes. However, the unit activities will have priority over extra-curricular ones, and it may be difficult balancing the two along with school/work.

No, the scholarship does not provide either medical or dental insurance.

The ROTC is located in South Hall. Locations for all campus buildings including South Hall can be viewed on UA's interactive map. Parking can be found either on the road south of the building (metered slots) or you may also want to use Tyndall Garage or 6th Street Garage, both of which are a short walk away.