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The United States Army Military Science and Leadership unit of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) at the University of Portland is a cooperative program between the Army and the University. It provides the leadership training for students to earn appointments as second lieutenants in the United States Army, Army Reserves, or the National Guard.

Military science classes are elective courses that use a combination of academics and hands-on training to teach leadership, responsibility, and teamwork. First- and second-year courses are open to any University of Portland student and participation in ROTC only requires a few hours a week.

For information on attached detachments, please visit the Portland State University and Eastern Oregon University webpages.

Our temporary office is located between Orrico Hall and the Physical Plant. Visit our Contact page for a map to our temporary office location. 

  • Cadet Cloud learning how to properly throw a grenade
  • Cadets in the low crawl part of the obstacle course
  • Group of cadets whom have just completed the obstacle course
  • Cadets cleaning rifles during spring F T X 2016
  • Cadets participating in a V B S 3 training simulation
  • Ranger Challenge running in the rain
  • Cadets plotting out a course during Land navigation