Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps

Developing young men and women morally, mentally, and physically, and to instill in them the highest ideals of honor, courage, and commitment.

Welcome Aboard

Headquartered at the University of San Diego (USD), the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps San Diego was established at the University of San Diego and San Diego State University in summer 1982. The Battalion has grown from an initial cadre of 28 to its current strength of over 200 students. This includes Midshipmen, active duty Marines participating in the Marine Enlisted Commissioning Education Program (MECEP), and active duty sailors who have been selected for the Seaman to Admiral 21 (STA-21) Officer Candidate program. The NROTC Unit has offices and offers Naval Science courses at both USD and SDSU campuses.

San Diego Cross-Town Affiliates

Several universities in the San Diego area are affiliated with the NROTC San Diego Consortium. Students from these five universities are able to participate with the unit, providing more diversity, resources, and leadership opportunities:

  • University of San Diego (Host University)
  • University of California San Diego
  • Point Loma Nazarene University
  • California State University San Marcos
  • San Diego State University

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