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.

2015 Commencement

Corvallis Gazette Times Oregon State ROTC in the news

NROTC Events


Spring Commissioning Ceremony

The Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps is proud to present this year's graduating class. We will commission nine Ensigns and one 2nd Lieutenant on Friday, June 12th beginning


Change of Command Ceremony

CAPT Richard K. Wood II, who has served since 2012, will be taking on new responsibilities in Pensacola, Florida. Please come and wish him a fond farewell and

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OSU News

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Researchers to complete final deployment of OOI instrumentation this week

Jun 2, 2015
OSU scientists will deploy a sophisticated research buoy and two undersea gliders as final pieces of the “Endurance Array,” a major component of the National Science Foundation’s $386 million Ocean Observatories Initiative.… Read full story.
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OSU to celebrate iconic stick sculpture slated for removal this summer

Jun 2, 2015
The large willow stick sculpture, 'Pomp and Circumstance,' created by artist Patrick Dougherty in 2011 on the Oregon State University campus will be removed this summer.… Read full story.

Arsenic and health to be focus of Corvallis Science Pub

Jun 1, 2015
Once touted as a conditioner for the skin, arsenic has a long history as a poison and as an ingredient in paint, pesticides and wood preservatives. On June 8, the Corvallis Science Pub will focus on the modern public health story of this toxic metal.… Read full story.
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OSU Board of Trustees sets operating budget, presidential policy and agreement

May 29, 2015
The OSU Board of Trustees on Friday approved an operating budget of $1.1 billion for 2015-16 and a presidential employment agreement and assessment policy.… Read full story.
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New study: Iceberg influx into Atlantic during ice age raised tropical methane emissions

May 28, 2015
A new study shows that huge influxes of fresh water into the North Atlantic Ocean from icebergs calving off North America during the last ice age increased methane in tropical wetlands.… Read full story.