The Office of Military and Veteran Student Services (OMVSS) seeks to make the Catholic University of America the premier destination for military affiliated students in higher education by creating a resilient fellowship-based campus experience as well as to create a robust, professional and active learning environment for Army, Navy and Air Force ROTC Training. 

Attention all Catholic University of America students interested in participating in ROTC during the 2021-2022 Academic Year. All incoming freshmen are required to schedule an advising meeting with the OMVSS Director by no later than August 1st.

Key Dates:

  • August 17th: Move-in for Naval ROTC Freshmen
  • August 18th: Move-in for Air Force ROTC Freshmen / Day 1 of NROTC New Student Orientation (Parents can attend)
  • August 19th: Air Force ROTC Orientation
  • August 19th - 21st: Naval ROTC New Student Training
  • August 24th: Army ROTC Move- in
  • August 25th: OMVSS Orientation (Required for all participants in ROTC, all grade levels)

In addition being a Principles of Excellence institution for the GI Bill as well as a proud sponsor of ROTC and DoD Tuition Assistance, The Catholic University of America is now excited to announce that we are a participant in the Department of Veterans Affairs' Veterans Rapid Retraining Program. 

Within the OMVSS, we have three main roles:

  • Student Services POC for all Military Affiliated Students
  • ROTC on campus administrative, training and recruiting point of contact.
  • Admissions Liaison for Military, Veteran, Military Dependents and ROTC Candidates at both the Graduate and Undergraduate Level.

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Military and Veterans Admission Information

ROTC student in uniformAt the Catholic University of America we seek excellence in service to God, our nation, and the world. As part of that mission, we have a strong commitment to our military-affiliated student population (defined as veterans, active duty servicemembers, ROTC cadets, and military dependents). We strive towards meeting our goal of being a premier location in higher education for veterans continuing their studies as well as for training and supporting the next generation of military officers and national security professionals. 

Learn more about admission for military-affiliated students and veterans

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