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Midshipmen FAQs

No, you do not have to worry. We are committed to ensure that all Midshipmen scholarships and stipends will be paid in full.

Kilo Company is a one-week long New Student Orientation (NSO) program facilitated by experienced Midshipmen and the NROTC Unit Staff. It is supplemental to New Student Indoctrination (NSI), which is a three week, full-time program that all scholarship recipients must attend during the summer. Midshipmen on College Program are encouraged to attend NSI. Content of Kilo Company includes administrative paperwork, military indoctrination, physical training, and various briefs designed to set you up for success in your 4th Class Year.

University of Pennsylvania NROTC Consortium Academic Guidance

Midshipmen (MIDN) are encouraged to take all academic courses with letter grades (on a 4.0 scale) vice Pass/Fail (P/F) credit.  MIDN shall take courses evaluated with letter grades vice P/F credit for all NROTC required courses IAW the Regulations for Officer Development paragraph 3.5.2 (NSTC M-1533.2D). 

In the event an NROTC required course evaluated with a letter grade is not available or feasible considering degree completion requirements or other extenuating circumstances, MIDN may route a special request chit via the chain of command for permission to take a course evaluated P/F.  Specific requests to take P/F courses will be reviewed by the active duty chain of command and shall be approved by the PNS on a case by case basis.

NROTC Required courses

Message from Commander, Naval Service Training Command

A message from Commander, Naval Service Training Command, CAPT Mattingly to NROTC midshipmen. Uploaded 07 September 2023.

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All information and policies are subject to change.