Enrollment - University of Houston
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Do you have a specific question about enrollment?

Our Admission Officers are available M-F 0800-1600 at 713-743-3883 or 713-743-4954.

How do I enroll? 

Anyone can enroll to see if they like ROTC classes; remember there is no military obligation until you decide to contract.  If you are interested, simply follow the steps below.

Step 1 Sign up for Military Science class in your university catalog
     
University of Houston (UH/UHD/UHCL)
 Freshman  Fall: MSCI 1210  Spring: MSCI 1220
 Sophomore  Fall: MSCI 2210  Spring: MSCI 2220
 Junior  Fall: MSCI 3310  Spring: MSCI 3320
TSU
 Freshman  Fall: MSCI 121    Spring: MSCI 122
 Sophomore  Fall: MSCI 221    Spring: MSCI 222
 Junior  Fall: MSCI 331    Spring: MSCI 332
Rice
 Freshman  Fall: MILI 121    Spring: MILI 122
 Sophomore  Fall: MILI 201    Spring: MILI 202
 Junior  Fall: MILI 301    Spring: MILI 302
ST. Thomas
 Freshman  Fall: MILSC 1210     Spring: MILSC 1220
 Sophomore  Fall: MILSC 2210     Spring: MILSC 2220
 Junior  Fall: MILSC 3310     Spring: MILSC 3320
HCC
 Freshman  Fall: MLSC 1210  Spring: MLSC 1220 
 Sophomore  Fall: MLSC 2210  Spring: MLSC 2220
 
 
Step 2

 Meet Contracting Requirements (We'll assist you)

 

Step 3

 Sign Contract as a Cadet (Starts all benefits)

 

Step 4

 Commission as an Officer (Active Army, Reserve or Guard)

 

 

I am interested in an ROTC Scholarship and in becoming an Army Officer.  What are the requirements?

Requirements to Receive ROTC Scholarship:

  • Be a US citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26
  • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Score a minimum of 920 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores)
  • Meet physical standards 
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)

Requirements to Commission as a U.S. Army Officer:

  • Be between the ages of 18 and 30
  • Be of good moral character and possess Officer-like qualifications
  • Be a US citizen
  • Have a GPA of at least 2.0 and possess a baccalaureate degree from a four-year institution
  • Speak English
  • Meet medical fitness standards and height and weight standards 
  • Have successfully completed required military training and the advanced course
  • Meet minimum physical fitness standards
  • Be recommended for appointment by the Professor of Military Science
  • Possess a secret security clearance

Requirements to Contract as a ROTC Cadet:

  • Be a U.S. citizen. (Birth Certificate / Naturalization Papers and SSN Card on hand)
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 28, must commission by 30. (Waivable for Qualified Personnel)
  • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Score a minimum of 1000 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores).
  • Meet physical standards (Pass the Army Physical Fitness Test).
  • Have no medical issues preventing you from serving.  (Waivable for Certain Conditions)
  • Have no serious criminal history preventing you from serving.
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on active duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard).
  • Be recommended for contract by the Professor of Military Science