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UNF Army Reserve Officer Training Corps


How can Army ROTC benefit you?

Army ROTC will help you be successful during college and after graduation. You will gain the confidence and self-discipline necessary to succeed in college and impress employers when you graduate. As you progress, you will gain skills and experiences in leading activities, setting goals, managing people and resources, and making decisions in demanding circumstances. Additionally, you will earn opportunities for service-to-country as an officer, full-time on active duty or part-time as you pursue a civilian career.

Our Mission

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We partner with U.S. Army Cadet Command [USACC], other universities, and high schools to recruit, educate, train, and commission leaders of character for the Total Army to develop accomplished responsible citizens who value service to their communities.

Where we came from

University of North Florida Army ROTC was first established in 1972 commissioning roughly 18 Cadets a year. It was disbanded in 1996. In January 2009, we returned under the command of LTC Benjamin Jones with seven Cadets and one Cadre/Military Science Instructor [MSI]. Since then, UNF has become a steadily growing Army ROTC program since re-opening. In fall 2009, UNF increased to 25 cadets and three Cadres. Spring 2010, 56 Cadets and five Cadres and the Legacy continues to grow and evolve to this day.

Students of Edward Waters College, Florida State College of Jacksonville, & Jacksonville University can also attend our program through enrolling in your respective University's Army ROTC course!

How to contact Army ROTC

UNF Army ROTC is located in Building 9, Schultz Hall, Suite 1129. You can call the office at (904) 620-5711.

Assistant Professor of Military Science

Jesenia M. Perez

Office: 904-620-4296

Recruiting Officer

Kyle Everage
University of Florida (UF) & University of North Florida (UNF)

Office: University of Florida (UF)
Phone: (352) 392-2769
Fax: (352) 392-0079

Human Resources Assistant (HRA)

Shirley Farmer

Phone: (904) 620-5310