New Student Orientation

Saturday, 18 August 2018 at 0800

New Student Orientation (NSO) is our first contact with prospective cadets and a chance for you and your families to learn about our program and get oriented to cadet life.  NSO will open with a general information briefing for students and parents, then we’ll progress into a full day of Formal Cadet Intake. Student attendees will spend the next few hours with upper level cadets learning about the program and being taught basic skills for success. Please see our full schedule below as well as a list of actions and documents we’ll need for a smooth in-processing.


NSO will be held on Saturday, 18 August 2018 at 0800 located at 1460 Lower Campus Road. Parking will cost $6 for an all day ticket and we recommend parking in Lot 18.(

0700 – Arrival and Sign-In (Please bring documents requested below)

0800 – Introduction Presentations; meet our Staff and learn about Air Force ROTC at Det 175 (Families Welcome)

0900 – Paperwork and Orientation in Basic Drill, Military Dress and Appearance, Military Decorum and Standards, Student Panel Q&A, and Paperwork (Cadet Focused)

1245 – Lunch and Socialize (Families Welcome)


Before arriving…

1. IMPORTANT: Please bring the original copy of your: Birth Certificate or Passport, Social Security Card, High School Diploma, and Selective Service Number (males). (Don’t worry, we’ll return these to you the same day, we just need to verify citizenship status and military eligibility.)

2.  Please use the link below to begin the AFROTC registration process by creating an account and completing the initial survey.

3. Please fill these out in advance and email back (in pdf form and unsigned) so we can review for correctness. We’ll have them printed out for you when you arrive!

NSO Application Packet

4. On the day of: Come dressed in Business Casual with close toed shoes. We recommend you bring a water bottle, pen, and laptop (required).

If you have any questions, you can contact the Detachment at 808-956-7734 or .