Admission

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, Lone Star College System, Houston Community College, San Jacinto Community College, College of the Mainland, Alvin Community College, South Texas College of Law, Embry Riddle Aeronautical, DeVry University, Lamar University, and University of Houston-Victoria. Cadets enrolled in these schools report to University of Houston for their ROTC courses.

Group Picture - students

Qualifications

  • 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