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  • 1. Detachment 842 “Best in Blue”
  • 2. Detachment 842
    • Sixth largest Air Force ROTC program in the nation with over 250 cadets
    • In 2009, Detachment 842 won the Right of Line Award, the most prestigious award among all Air Force ROTC units
    • UTSA has the largest Air Force ROTC program among Hispanic Serving Institutions
    • Cross-town schools: Alamo Community Colleges, University of the Incarnate Word, Trinity University, St. Mary’s University, Our Lady of the Lake University and the UT Health Science Center
  • 3. ROTC Life: 4-Year Program
    • General Military Course (GMC) – First 2 years
      • Freshmen and sophomores
      • 1-hour AS class and 2-hour LLAB each week
      • Physical Training – 2 times per week
      • Preparation for Field Training
    • Professional Officer Course (POC) – Last 2 years
      • Juniors and above
      • Conduct LLAB and manage the corps
      • 3-hours of AS class and 2-hour LLAB each week
      • Physical Training – 2 times per week
      • Competitive for selection – Based on GPA, PFT, AFOQT, FT
      • Receive stipend
  • 4. Unit Activities
    • Arnold Air Society
      • A professional, honorary and service organization
    • Color Guard
      • Present colors at various ceremonies
    • Armed Drill Team
    • Physical Training
      • Two times a week
    • Field Training
      • Between your sophomore and junior year
    • Summer Experiences
      • SOAR, Global Engagement, Free-fall Parachuting
  • 5. AFROTC Scholarship Overview
    • Four-year scholarship offers to high school seniors
    • Technical and non-technical majors
    • Looking for candidates who…
    • Excel in AP/Honors coursework
    • Strong leadership potential & communication skills
    • Competitively selected by central board
    • Permits applicants to select university
    • Scholarship offer made for a technical or non-technical major
    • Applications Due by December 1 of your senior year
    • For more information please visit: www.afrotc.com
  • 6. UTSA at a Glance
    • University was founded on June 5, 1969 by Governor Preston Smith.
    • 30,258 Students (Fall 2010)
      • 8 th Largest school in Texas
    • We offer 133 undergraduate, 49 graduate and 22 doctoral programs
    • Rising Tier 1 Research University
      • $48.6 million for research in 2010
    • UTSA is San Antonio's only NCAA Division I institution with 16 intercollegiate sports including football
  • 7. UTSA Campus Life
    • 15 Cafeterias and Restaurants on Campus
      • Including Roadrunner Café, Starbucks and Panda Express
    • On and Off Campus Housing
    • John Peace Library
      • Open 24 hours a day
      • Includes Writing Center and Supplemental Instruction
    • Recreation Center
    • Over 250 clubs and organizations
  • 8. UTSA Freshman Admission
    • Application due June 1 of senior year
    • No essay required but recommended
    • Send your ACT/SAT scores with writing section sent directly from the testing agency
    • SAT - Code: 6919
    • ACT - Code: 4239
    • To Apply:
    • applytexas.org
    • For more information:
    • utsa.edu/admissions/
    HS Class Rank SAT Score (min.) ACT Score (min.) 1st quartile (top 25%) No minimum but must submit scores No minimum but must submit scores 2nd quartile (second 25%) 960 (critical reading and math only) 20 (composite) 3rd and 4th quartile Individual review Individual Review no HS rank, unaccredited HS, or home school program Individual review Individual Review
  • 9. Questions?
    • Important Information to Remember:
    • UTSA admission deadline June 1 of your senior year
    • UTSA scholarship application with admission packet due February 15
    • AFROTC High School Scholarships due December 1 of your senior year
    • Contact
    • Recruiting Officer and Instructor: Captain Kelly
    • University of Texas at San Antonio AFROTC Detachment 842 One UTSA Circle San Antonio, TX 78249 Phone: 210-458-4624 FAX: 210-458-5649
    • Website: www1.utsa.edu/afrotc/ Email: AFROTC@utsa.edu