ROTC at the University of Rochester

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

Contact: Paul E. Cannon Sr., Major, USAF, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies
Phone: (585) 475-5258
Email: pxsair@rit.edu

Army ROTC*
Army ROTC scholarship info

Contact: Eric R. Luke, 1st Lieutenant, Signal Corps, ROO/Assistant Professor of Military Science
Phone: (585) 475-5546
Email: erlarm@rit.edu

Navy ROTC
Navy ROTC scholarship info

Contact: Ardys Stricker, Unit Administrator
Phone: (585) 275-4275
Email: ardys.stricker@rochester.edu

Edward J. Fischer IV, Commander, USN
Phone: (585) 275-9032
Email: xo@mail.rochester.edu

* 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 your academic classes at Rochester and your ROTC classes at RIT.