The UNLV AFROTC Detachment 004 New Cadet Orientation for the Spring 2021 semester will take place at 0800 on 7 January 2021. *Due to COVID-19, Part I of the orientation sessions will be held virtually.* If you wish to attend an orientation to join our program, please RSVP. Students will be given an introduction to the Air Force ROTC program and life as a cadet, and meet current cadets and ROTC cadre. Applicants must also to go to the Air Force ROTC website where they will create a cadet account and fill out an 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 will be held virtually via a link that will be emailed to all prospective cadets who have RSVP'd. The second part will be held in-person on 11 January by appointment with proper safety measures. Part II will also include a physical fitness assessment to be conducted at 1430 on 11 January on the UNLV campus. Part II will only pertain to those who attend part I. Make sure to RSVP on the Google Form above in order to receive full details.
Cadets are required to attend Zero Week activities in addition to the orientation (more details sent when RSVP'd for orientation).
You’ll complete an application packet and an interview required before you are considered for enrollment.
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.
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)
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:
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.