students picking up gear bagsJuly 25 - August 15, 2019 

Participation in New Student Indoctrination (NSI) for scholarship students, is mandatory. Midshipmen beginning the NROTC program after Fall term will participate in NSI the following year. College Programers are encouraged to attend NSI, but are not required. 

  • College Program and Scholarship midshipmen attending NSI - documents due by May 1, 2019.
  • College Programers that do not attend NSI - documents due by Sept. 1, 2019.

To participate you will need to print, fill out and return all relevant material from the check list below. It is very important that all the material is included. Please address it to:

NROTC - New Student Orientation
Oregon State University
104 Naval Armory
Corvallis, OR 97331
FAX 541-737-3183

Please allow 2 weeks for confirmation of your acceptance into the program. All incoming NROTC candidates will receive a packet prior to arriving for indoctrination. Read these materials carefully and bring them with you. DO NOT SIGN documents until you are instructed to do so during the indoctrination.

Print and review the NSI Gear list to ensure that you have everything you will need to participate in program. Mark all gear with candidate's last name, prior to arrival at 0730 at the Naval ROTC Armory quarterdeck. Family and friends are welcome to attend NSI graduation and Welcome Week events.

New students should be prepared to pay $140, for taffrail dues, on the first day of matriculation to Oregon State University. Please note that the Beaver Battalion taffrail dues are payable to NROTC Midshipman Taffrail. These dues cover the cost of a unit polo shirt, battalion fees for formal events and for the annual Northwest Navy competion.

Summer Reading:  Please read The Strategic Student, by David Cass, published by Uvize Inc. in 2011. The Commanding Officer will be teaching a seminar based on this book and will expect everyone to participate in the discussion.

All students must be familiar with the following items prior to arrival for New Student Orientation:

Application forms and check list:

All midshipmen [  ] Uniform Fitting Sheet (male/female) -  Return ASAP or with the application.
All midshipmen [  ] Original Birth Certificate - Mail or bring your ORIGINAL birth certificate to us. We are required to make the certified copy from your original. It will be promptly return to you. Copies will NOT be accepted.
All midshipmen [  ] Record of Emergency Data (DD 0093) - Emergency contact information form. DO NOT include Social Security Number.
All midshipmen [  ] Immunization records - Include medically documented blood type. 
All midshipmen [  ] University housing room assignment - If not staying in housing, include your reason for exemption.
Scholarship ONLY [  ] Social Security Card - Bring your original with you. No copies
Scholarship ONLY [  ] Direct Deposit Form (1199A) - This form facilitates the Navy deposit directly into your personal bank account. Only fill out Section 1 parts A, D, E, F (selecting other and specifying NROTC Scholarship) and Section 3 name, address, and routing number.
College Program ONLY [  ] Report of Medical History (DD 2807-1) - The doctor's physical exam must be performed during calendar year 2019. 
College Program ONLY [  ] Drug Statement (NSTC 1533/101) - Students will sign the form as the Applicant. "Witness official" signature is left blank.
College Program ONLY [  ] Initial Physical Fitness Test (OSU IPFT) - Students will complete and have an evaluator witness and sign.