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UTSA AFROTC Recruiting PowerPoint

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