NROTC

The day after Abigale Wyatt received a bachelor's degree with honors in mathematics from the School of General Studies, she was commissioned as an ensign in the U.S. Navy, the first Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) graduate at Columbia since 1973.

This autumn, Columbia not only marks Veteran’s Day together with more than 550 student military veterans now enrolled at the University, but also the official return of the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps after a 40-year absence.

After a 40-year absence, the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps is settling in at Columbia.

Midshipmen in the Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps program pass in review just south of College Walk.

Image credit: Columbia University Roll of Honor

The newly reinstated Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) will be open to Columbia undergraduates as early as the start of the spring 2012 semester, and the program will be full

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Columbia University President