This is the official home page for the Naval Science department at Oregon State University and the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC). If you are interested in learning more about our programs, we encourage you to look around our site and contact our staff with any questions you may have. This site contains general information for both current and prospective students, as well as resources for active duty STA-21 and MECEP students.

NROTC Events


Winter Commissioning Ceremony

Please join us for the commissioning ceremony of our winter term graduates. Parking is available in the OSU Parking Garage behind the Bookstore. Entrance is accessed from 26th Street.…

Spring Awards

Awards will be presented to this years outstanding Navy ROTC students. Please join us in recognizing their achievements. Parking is available in the OSU Parking Garage behind the Bookstore, the entrance…

National Get Outdoors Day

The third annual National Get Outdoors Day event will be held on Saturday May 30th, 2015 from 10:00am-3:00pm at Peavy Arboretum.  This free event is hosted by OSU

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OSU News

OSU names Susan Tornquist dean of veterinary medicine

Mar 6, 2015
Susan Tornquist, who has been interim dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University since October of 2013, has been named dean of the college.… Read full story.
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OSU to help lead $20 million disaster resilience center

Mar 6, 2015
With a new $20 million grant, OSU will work with a group of other universities to help communities improve their resilience to natural disasters.… Read full story.
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Nuclear “forensics” program will aid national security efforts

Mar 4, 2015
OSU is helping to bolster U.S. anti-terrorism and nuclear security efforts through a new graduate student training initiative in nuclear forensics, one of the first of its kind in the nation.… Read full story.

Pacific Northwest volcanoes focus of Corvallis Science Pub

Mar 3, 2015
The Pacific Northwest owes some of its most dramatic scenery to the majesty of Cascade volcanoes, but the real action lies out of sight underground.… Read full story.
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Some tropical plants pick the best hummingbirds to pollinate flowers

Mar 2, 2015
Rather than just waiting patiently for any pollinator that comes their way to start the next generation of seeds, some plants appear to recognize the best suitors and “turn on” to increase the chance of success, according to a new study published this week.… Read full story.