Welcome to the Chippewa Battalion!

We are home to one of the premier leadership training courses in the world and demonstrate an unsurpassed investment in yourself and your future.  Central Michigan University Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) is a diverse and adaptive organization focused on developing America's future leaders.  Whether your goal is to one day commission as an Army Officer or simply pursue our unique leadership focused minor, you're going to leave with the values and skills necessary to be a leader wherever your future takes you, and best of all our textbooks are free!

Those students interested in receiving a commission as a United States Army Officer are eligible to earn two, three, or four year full tuition scholarships.  Moreover, those awarded scholarships receive up to $600 in textbook money each semester in addition to a $300 - $500 monthly stipend for living expenses.  

Our dedicated instructors embody the 7 Army values and commit themselves whole heartedly to shaping you into the leader needed by the military and aggressively sought after in civilian careers.  They work hard to ensure they provide a non-hostile environment while giving you all the resources you need to discover and expand your leadership potential.  You'll be joining other motivated students in a fraternity type organization developing bonds that will last a lifetime.  We are headquartered at Central Michigan University, and we maintain a partnership presence with Ferris State University.  Through unique cross college agreements, students who attend Alma College, Saginaw Valley State University, Mid-Michigan Community College, Northwood University, Delta Community College, and the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College can also enroll in ROTC at the Chippewa Battalion. ​ 

Central Michigan University offers an ROTC program unlike any other. Utilizing challenging courses and motivated instructors, cadets are given the tools they need to be ahead of their peers both in and out of the classroom. Additionally, CMU ROTC is heavily involved and supported by the University. There are a plethora activities available to our cadets in that can easily be viewed in our Pictures & News Section. If your interested please contact us at cmu-rotc@cmich.edu. Welcome to Warrior Country. ​​

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