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Orientation

Think you have what it takes to join Detachment 004?

Call 702-895-5313 with any questions.

The UNLV AFROTC Detachment 004 New Cadet Orientation for the Fall 2020 semester will be rolling admissions that will take place at 0730 on 23 July, 28 July, 12 August, and 17 August. New Cadets need to only attend one of these four sessions. *Due to COVID-19, the July and August orientation sessions will be held virtually.* If you wish to attend an orientation to join our program, please RSVP for it. Students are given an introduction to the Air Force ROTC program and life as a cadet and meet current cadets and ROTC cadre. You will also need to go to the Air Force ROTC website where you will create a cadet account and fill out your application by clicking on "Get Started". Important: Retain your login and password!

Details on social distancing and personal protective measures to be taken during the orientation sessions will be emailed to all applicants. Orientation will consist of two parts. The first part is held virtually via Zoom. The second part will be in-person with proper safety measures and appointment based. Part II will only pertain to those who attend part I. Make sure to RSVP on the Google Form above in order to receive detailed package of the orientation.

  • The physical fitness assessment (FA) will be administered virtually for July and August applicants (more details sent when RSVP'd for orientation).
  • You’ll complete an application packet and an interview required before you are considered for enrollment.
  • Enrollment Requirements
    • Birth certificate or naturalization certificate (if naturalized, bring original certificate)

    • Social Security account number card

    • Selective Service number (males only): All males 18 years or older must register with Selective Service. You may provide your number one of two ways: (1) by furnishing a copy of the registration card, or (2) by going to the Selective Service System website. If you have already registered, enter the requested data and print the page with the Selective Service number shown on the page. If you have lost your card, please call 847-688-6888 to attain a replacement.

  • If applicable:
    • DD Form 214 or DD Form 785 (prior enlisted or AF Academy only)
    • JROTC certificate of completion (or memorandum from unit commander indicating number of years completed in JROTC)
    • College transcripts
    • Copy of SAT/ACT scores
    • Private pilot’s license
    • Proof of Eagle Scout completion
    • For crosstown students, College of Southern Nevada or Nevada State College student ID number

Physical Fitness Assessment (FA)

The FA will be given during orientation. The assessment includes:

  • Waist measurement
  • One minute of timed pushups
  • One minute of timed situps
  • A timed 1.5-mile run

Prior to taking the FA, an AFROTC Pre-Participatory Sports Physical, Form 28, must be filled out by a qualified physician. Download the PDF and open it in a the current version of Adobe Acrobat. This documentation must be brought to orientation. Note that to pass the assessment, you must meet the minimums for each scored exercise and attain a score of 75 out of 100 overall.

Supporting documentation for minimum expectations to pass the U.S. Air Force PFA for males and females under age 30:

The AFROTC program is aimed at producing officers to lead the men and women of the Air Force and Space Force, so students unable to pass the fitness assessment and remain within in the height and weight standards will not be allowed into the program. 

We will start accepting RSVP submissions after 30 April 2020. Please click here to RSVP.