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Detachment Crosstown Participants

Detachment 003 has established crosstown agreements with: Rice University, Texas Southern University, University of Houston-Downtown, University of St. Thomas, Houston Baptist University, University of Houston-Clear Lake, University of Texas Health and Science Center, Prairie View A&M University; Lone Star College System, Houston Community College, San Jacinto Community College, Alvin Community College, South Texas College of Law, Embry Riddle Aeronautical, and University of Houston-Victoria. Cadets enrolled in these schools report to University of Houston for their ROTC courses.

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  • Must be enrolled full-time in an accredited college that hosts or has a cross-town agreement with an AFROTC detachment.
  • You must participate in both the Aerospace Studies class and Leadership Lab each semester
  • Be age 14 or older (minimum age for enlistment is 17; minimum age for commissioning is 18; maximum commissioning age is 35)
  • Be of good moral character without serious or excessive civil involvements
  • Pass the Air Force Officer Qualifying Test
  • Pass a Physical Examination
  • Maintain Height/Weight standards
  • Pass Physical Fitness Requirements
  • Successfully complete Field Training
  • Maintain required GPA standards
  • POC retention - 2.5 on 4.0 scale
  • Scholarship retention - 2.5 (term) and 2.5 (cumulative) on a 4.0 scale (Pre-Health GPA is 3.5)
  • Receive a "C" or better in all Aerospace Studies Courses and pass all Leadership Labs
  • Receive an allocation slot in the Professional Officer Course
  • You must be a US citizen before entry into the Professional Officer Course

The following covers areas which would preclude AFROTC membership, but does not preclude any student from enrolling in an Aerospace Studies class:


  • Conscientious objectors
  • Present or former commissioned officers
  • Officers of the Health Services and Mental Health Administration and members of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Those medically diagnosed with Asthma or who have been prescribed Ritalin at any point in their life, may be precluded from military service
  • Students who do not or cannot meet required standards of weight, appearance, decorum, discipline, and military performance
  • Individuals disenrolled from a previous officer training program