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Cadets in uniform stand at attention on The University of Akron campus

Students at Akron have two ROTC options: Army and Air Force.

ROTC at UA: Training future leaders

ROTC is an elective course. In it, you'll learn about the tools and training needed to succeed in any competitive environment, and ROTC can help pay your tuition.

Army ROTC

Army ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps), one of the best leadership courses in the country, can be a part of your college curriculum. Being a student at The University of Akron and learning to become a leader will make your college experience even richer — and prepare you for the future. 

  • Visit the Army ROTC
  • Phone: 330-972-2775
  • Fax: 330-972-2048

Schrank Hall South, Room 8 (map)
The University of Akron
Akron, Ohio 44325-6101M


Air Force ROTC

The University of Akron has a crosstown agreement with Kent State University. UA students will take their normal course load as full-time students at The University of Akron and take their ROTC classes each week at nearby Kent State University.

The University of Akron has a crosstown agreement with Kent State University – Detachment 630. Typically, this means you’ll be enrolled as a full-time student at UA and take your AFROTC classes each week at Kent State.

800 E. Summit St, Suite 198
Kent, Ohio 44242


ROTC at The University of Akron