• Adventure WV Challenge Course

    Adventure WV Challenge Course

    Cadet Severs tackling the Tough One. Cadets learn to work as a team to overcome the various obstacles at Adventure WV as well as instill self-confidence.

  • Ambush


    Cadets conduct an ambush at the Spring 16 JLDX.

  • Combat Water Survival

    Combat Water Survival

    Two cadets take the "Leap of Faith" from the high dive during the CWST Training.

  • Commissioning (2) May 2016


    The Army welcomes the newest class of Second Lieutenants at the Spring 2016 Commissioning Ceremony.

  • Elliott


    Cadet Elliott showing even though it's cold out, the experience is well worth it at a service learning opportunity.

  • First Salute

    First Salute

    2nd Lieutenant Seelig receives his first salute from former Navy Seabee during Vietnam, Pastor Milford Watters, at the Spring 2016 Commissioning Ceremony.

  • Group of Cadets

    Group of Cadets

    Cadets work together at a volunteer event.

  • Land Navigation

    Land Navigation

    Cadets learn the basics of Land Navigation (map reading, using a protractor, declination diagram)

  • Leadership Reaction Course

    Leadership Reaction Course

    Cadets conduct the Leadership Reaction Course at Camp Dawson. The cadets must work together as a team to overcome the challenges of each obstacle.

  • LTC_Clark

    LTC Clark

    LTC Clark leading the way at a volunteer opportunity with our service learning partner "On Eagles Wings"

  • Mountaineer 2 v Texas


    The Army and Air Force ROTC hold the pushup platform while the Mountaineer does his pushups.

  • Mountaineer v Texas

    Mountaineer v Texas

    The Mountaineer does his pushups after another WVU score

  • O-Course (2)


  • O-Course


    Two cadets race each other through the Obstacle Course at Camp Dawson.

  • Radio Operations

    Radio Operations

    Cadet Winslow learns the basics of Radio Operations during a Leadership Lab.

  • Ranger Challenge

    Ranger Challenge

    The Ranger Challenge team gets a casualty to the EVAC Site.

  • Richardson


    Cadet Richardson helps to clear brush at the site of a brand new arena for our service learning partner "On Eagles Wings"

  • Snyder

    Cadet Snyder helps to clear brush at the site of a brand new arena for our service learning partner "On Eagles Wings"

  • Wilson


    Cadet Wilson putting in some hard work at a volunteer event.


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

What is ROTC?
Army ROTC provides individuals with the tools, training and experiences they need to become Officers in the U.S. Army.

Check out all the benefits you can receive by joining Army ROTC. From scholarships to leadership development, there’s something for everyone, and the benefits last a lifetime.

Cadet Life
ROTC makes the student experience even richer. See what it’s like to be a Cadet in the West Virginia University ROTC Battalion, plus all the activities and training that are available to you.
Training and Curriculum
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Becoming an Officer
Learn what it’s like to become an Officer through Army ROTC and how it can get you started on a challenging, rewarding career.

About the Battalion
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