FAQs

  • Q: How can I join?
  • Q: How is San Diego’s program different than the rest?
  • Q: What schools are in this program?
  • Q: Where are the Naval Science classes and physical training sessions held?
  • Q: Do I need to buy a parking pass for USD as well as my consortium school?
  • Q: How long does the program take?
  • Q: What does the scholarship cover?
  • Q: What is required of students to activate the scholarship?
  • Q: Does NROTC require you to take specific academic courses?
  • Q: What are my weekly commitments for participation in NROTC?
  • Q: Are there additional training requirements for first year students?
  • Q: What is different about the Marine Option Program?
  • Q: How long is the Commitment after commissioning through NROTC?
  • Q: Do you have a Nursing Program?
  • Q: Can I go Navy JAG through NROTC?
  • Q: What kind of Jobs can you get after commissioning in the Navy?
  • Q: What kind of jobs can you get after commissioning in the Marine Corps?
  • Q. Will I have summer responsibilities through my involvement in NROTC?
  • Q: Can l enter the program while in Graduate School?
  • Q. How do the NROTC classes work for UCSD which is on the quarter system?
  • Q: I’m in the Reserves, can I join NROTC while in the reserves?
  • Q: If I’m assigned the scholarship for a specific Tier specific Major, what does that mean?
  • Q: Can I do a University Athletic Team and NROTC?
  • Q: My school is sending me a bill for initial fees and tuition, as a scholarship student do I need to pay it?
  • Q: What if I received a scholarship to a school I was not accepted?
  • Q: What happens if I am a College Program Midshipman and I do not receive a scholarship?
  • Q: Do you conduct Officer Interviews for interested students?
  • Q: The Navy Website talks about 2 and 3 year scholarships, how do I apply for those?
  • Q: What are the academic standards for the NROTC scholarship and College Program Midshipmen?
  • Q: What are the physical requirements for NROTC scholarship and College Program Midshipmen?
  • Q: Do I need to know how to swim to be part of NROTC?
  • Q: I was told I was not physically qualified for the NROTC program, what can I do?
  • Q: Can I be a member of NROTC San Diego while attending a local area Community College?
  • Q: Can I join NROTC as a Sophomore? A Junior? A Senior?