Students

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 2019 semester will be rolling admissions that will take place at 0700 on 18 June 2019, 0700 on 18 July 2019 and 0700 on 19 August 2019. New Cadets need to only attend one of these three sessions. Plan on coming out and spending the day with Det 004 if you wish to apply to join! 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!

  • The physical fitness assessment (FA) will be administered at the new Cadet Orientation. Time and location will be sent to students who complete the online application.
  • 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, so students unable to pass the fitness assessment and remain within in the height and weight standards will not be allowed into the program. Please click here to RSVP. (Accepting RSVP submissions after 30 April 2019.)