There are numerous reasons why joining ROTC can be beneficial:

  • Tuition Assistance: ROTC offers tuition assistance for college tuition, textbooks or other school expenses.
  • Leadership Skills: Skills learned in ROTC are extremely valuable whether continuing in the military or applying them in civilian life.
  • Career Opportunities: ROTC assists cadets in evaluating their specific interests, training and skills with various career options.
  • Potential to become a commissioned officer: After graduation and completion of ROTC, cadets may be able to begin a career on active duty or as a reserve officer.

Learn more about joining below.

****Students participating in ROTC must complete the UW Collaborative form every semester.****


Monday–Thursday 7a.m. — 6p.m.
Friday 7a.m. — 4p.m. (College In–Session)
*Hours are subject to change during Winter Session & Summer Session


Undergraduate Admissions:
(608) 663-2294

Graduate Admissions:
(608) 663-3297

Matthew Schroeder
Matthew Schroeder
Director of Military and Veterans Services
Office of Military & Veterans Services
Front Desk

(608) 663-4266

Director of Military & Veterans Services
Matthew J. Schroeder
(608) 663-4409

Veterans Academic & Career Counselor
Zachary Olson
(608) 663-4408