ROTC at the University of Rochester


Members of the University of Rochester NROTC Unit and Veteran’s Alliance for the Veterans Day Run 2014.

The University of Rochester is proud to house a Navy ROTC program on campus and to offer Air Force and Army ROTC programs in partnership with the Rochester Institute of Technology.*

Each of the programs has separate application procedures, eligibility requirements, award schedules, and service obligations. Each program offers financial assistance to undergraduates, including full-tuition scholarships and stipends.

Please refer to the following resources for additional information about each program:

Air Force ROTC*
Air Force ROTC scholarship info

Phone: (585) 475-5258

Army ROTC*
Army ROTC scholarship info

Contact: Donald C. Powell, Recruiting Operations Officer, Army ROTC, Rochester Institute of Technology
Phone: (585) 475-6817
Email: or

Navy ROTC scholarship info

Contact: Ardys Stricker, Unit Administrator
Phone: (585) 275-4275

Edward J. Fischer IV, Executive Officer 
Phone: (585) 275-9032

*Rochester’s Air Force and Army ROTC programs are hosted by the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), less than five miles from Rochester’s River Campus.  As a University of Rochester student participating in Air Force or Army ROTC, you will attend classes at Rochester and your ROTC classes at RIT.