Expect Challenge. Achieve Distinction.

Being involved in clubs, sports, and co-curricular activities build bonds that last a lifetime and develops the teamwork, initiative and leadership skills invaluable to ROTC and employers.

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Regimental Color Guard
Do you love a parade?

Represent Norwich, carry colors for the United States, Vermont, the country’s seven armed services and Norwich University. LEARN MORE about this unit recognized as the state of Vermont’s official color guard.

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Regimental Band
They’re playing our song.

Imagine playing for the oldest collegiate band in America. SEE and HEAR how the Band makes music from the stage at Carnegie Hall to the inauguration parades of presidents, to cheering packed home fields full of fellow cadets, students and alumni. 

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Cavalry Lance

Steeds we esteem.

Dating back to the university’s origins, the Cavalry Troop provides a path to future professional law enforcement and equestrian certification. Cavalry is available to students of all equestrian levels.


Drill Team
aka the Shock Platoon.

Carry on a long-standing Norwich tradition in this unit, established to lay down some early shock and awe with discipline and precision. Learn more about the wider array of skills you can add to your own moves.

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Drill Team aka Shock Platoon


The only way to truly know if Norwich is for you is to experience it for yourself. So come explore our campus, talk with faculty, meet our students, and see for yourself how ROTC makes the most of beautiful Vermont.

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Not sure which service branch you are interested in, need help determining if Norwich is the right fit, or confused by what ROTC offers you, reach out to one of our dedicated Norwich Admission Counselors.

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Whatever you think you're capable of, you can achieve here—and more. Learn how a Norwich education prepares you to lead in a career you love.

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Air Force Reserve Officers' Training Corps


Jackman Hall, Room 103


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