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Reserved Officer Training Corps (ROTC)

Otterbein students interested in obtaining an officer’s commission in either the United States Air Force or Army may enroll in Reserved Officer Training Corps (ROTC) classes through cooperative agreements with nearby Ohio State University and Capital University.

Air Force classes are held at Ohio State and Army classes are held at Capital.  ROTC offers full tuition scholarships to qualified students. Otterbein will give a standard room and board stipend to full tuition scholarship recipients who choose live in University housing on the Otterbein campus (arranged through the Financial Aid Office).

To explore enrolling in ROTC, make an appointment to see a recruiting officer at one of the following locations.

Air Force ROTC Detachment 645
The Ohio State University
Converse Hall, 2121 Tuttle Park Place
Columbus, Ohio 43210

Department of Military Science and Leadership
Capital University Army ROTC
1 College Avenue
Bexley, Ohio 43209

/ Undergraduate Admission

The Office of Admission is located in Clippinger Hall, 102 W. College Ave.

Office Hours
M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


p / 614.823.1500
e / uotterb@otterbein.edu