Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets

Corps of Cadets

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A cadet in MCUs walks across campus.

A cadet in MCUs walks across campus.

CHOOSE YOUR PATH

In the Military-Leader Track, you will train to commission as a military officer after graduation. You will be eligible to earn national ROTC scholarships. In the Citizen-Leader Track, there is no military obligation. You will apply the leadership skills you’ve learned directly to your first job.

A cadet leads a tour.

Visit the Corps

A cadet received a scholarship from the donor.

Support the Corps

Cadets stand in formation.

About the Corps of Cadets

Cadets hold up the Corps flag in Normandy, France.

Cadets hold up the Corps flag in Normandy, France.

CHOOSE YOUR PATH

In the Military-Leader Track, you will train to commission as a military officer after graduation. You will be eligible to earn national ROTC scholarships. In the Citizen-Leader Track, there is no military obligation. You will apply the leadership skills you’ve learned directly to your first job.

Family members pin rank insignia onto a newly commissioned Army 2nd lieutenant.

Army ROTC

A cadet sits in the cockpit of a plane.

Air Force ROTC

Midshipmen plan an event.

Naval ROTC

Cadet Brooke Edwards ’17, at left, and Jason Ridinger of Northwest Mutual in Roanoke, a member of the Citizen-Leader Track Advisory Board, participate in a mock job interview during the VPI Batallion’s JobEx career-training event.

VPI BN

Beyond the Classroom

A cadet fires Skipper.

A cadet fires the Corps' cannon.

The Highty-Tighties perform before a home football game.

The Highty-Tighties march.

Cadets in the News

ALUMNI AND FRIENDS

Active and engaged alumni are an integral part of the Corps success, whether they return to speak to cadets about their leadership experiences, volunteer for or attend Corps events, serve as Class Champions or, most importantly, become a mentor to cadets.

Corps alumni hold up a Virginia Tech flag.

Highty-Tighties

A cadet in MCUs walks across campus.

Academics

Commandant's Office

  • 141 Lane Hall (0213)
    280 Alumni Mall
    Blacksburg, VA 24061
  • Front Desk: 540-231-6413
  • Enrollment: 540-231-6858
  • Alumni: 540-231-7431
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