Welcome to the Ram Battalion:  Army ROTC at Colorado State

The Army Officers Reserve Training Corps (ROTC) is the college elective that lets you earn a college degree and an officer’s commission at the same time.

single cadet on hill
cadets run the ball toward the stadium
cadet in helmet

At Colorado State University, military instruction has been part of campus life since 1884.  Set in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, CSU provides one of the most beautiful locations to train in the United States.

2 cadet run through field   What We Offer

Learn about scholarships and other types of financial support.

cadets on ladder climb   What We Do

Army ROTC mixes classroom curriculum with on- and off-campus activities.

See the list of classes needed for commissioning.

   Who We Are

Meet our cadre and staff.

A day in the life of an ROTC cadet.

FRONTLINE – the cadet’s point of view.

Helicopter flies CSU flag   Where We Go

Our alumni have traveled the world.


Call us:

Department of Military Science

Read the FAQs

Or come by.  

By the numbers

Highlights of 2017/18

33 second lieutenants commissioned

26 cadets received the Dean’s List award

6 cadets received the Platinum athletic award

6 cadets traveled overseas for CULP training

3 cadets selected for Air Assault training

Visit us at the Military Science Building