Shaw University ROTC
The mission of the ROTC is to commission the future officer leadership of the United States Army and motivate young people to be better Americans. Army ROTC develops self-discipline, responsibility, and he confidence necessary to succeed in the Army or in a civilian career through recruiting, selecting, motivating, training, and retaining students who possess leadership potential.
ROTC graduates are leaders, thinkers and decision-makers. They meet problems head-on and solve them quickly. They know how to adapt to situations and take charge. They will find that their background and experience in ROTC can be a valuable asset if they decide to pursue a civilian career or career in the Army. The practical experience they gain by completing the Cadet Leadership Course (CLC) will be invaluable to them as they continue their career path.
Instruction is structured to develop and assess the following characteristics within students:
- A strong personal integrity and a sense of duty
- A strong sense of individual responsibility and accountability
- An understanding of the principles of leadership, time management, and organizational structures
- The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
- A general knowledge of the historical development of the U.S. Army and its role in support of national objectives
- An understanding of military life as a commissioned officer to include opportunities and obligations
- Development of cadets’ ethical and moral perspective
- The ability to apply principles of leadership, management, and tactics
If you would like more information on Army ROTC please click here.
Recruiting Operations Officer
Army ROTC, Falcon Battalion
Tel: (919 )546-8474 |
Air Force ROTC
Shaw students are
eligible to participate in Air Force ROTC! The Air Force ROTC curriculum
is currently only offered to Shaw students through the Cooperating
Raleigh Colleges (CRC) agreement. This agreement simply allows
Cooperating Raleigh Colleges (Meredith College, William Peace
University, Saint Augustine's University and Shaw University) to form a
consortium through which they provide, ordinarily without extra tuition
cost, their collective educational resources to students at each of the
Under this agreement Shaw students may take
courses at any of the other four campuses. These courses are available
for general enrichment and used to strengthen particular majors, to
enhance career training, and to earn an additional minor, major, or
Shaw students interested in Air Force ROTC are eligible to
enroll at NC State University's Air Force ROTC program through the
Cooperating Raleigh Colleges consortium. This program is offered through
Air Force ROTC Detachment 595 located in Reynolds Coliseum, Room
133. This program provides students an opportunity to learn about the
Air Force and how to become an effective leader in military or civilian
Air Force ROTC provides students an opportunity to earn a
commission as a second lieutenant while completing a degree like any
other "normal" college student.
Individual Aerospace Studies
courses may be taken without incurring any type of military commitment
and the entire two-year basic course may be taken without obligation.
Normally, no military commitment is established until completion of the
two-year basic course, unless, you accept an Air Force ROTC
Scholarship before completion of the two-year basic course. Completion
of the advanced course work does require accepting a commission.
are offered through Air Force ROTC. You must meet or exceed all
eligibility requirements. Air Force ROTC scholarships are merit based
and include a textbook allowance and a nontaxable monthly stipend.
To register for Air Force ROTC please see your registrar's office and follow all Cooperating Raleigh Colleges guidelines.