Service Commitment

Participating in ROTC activities and events does not necessarily incur a service obligation to the United States Army. Scholarship cadets incur no service obligation until their sophomore year. Non-Scholarship cadets may participate for up to two years and incur no service obligation.

  • Scholarship cadets: Requires an eight year commitment. It may be four years of active duty and four years in the reserve component (Individual Ready Reserve, Army National Guard, Army Reserves) or eight years in the reserve component.
  • Non-Scholarship cadets: Requires an eight year commitment. It may be three years of active duty and five years in the reserve component (Individual Ready Reserve, Army National Guard, Army Reserves) or eight years in the reserve component.

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