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CONTRACTED CADET: A Sac State student who has signed an ROTC contract and will serve his/her military service obligation upon graduation. There are contract scholarship cadets and contract non-scholarship cadets. These cadets receive a monthly stipend through the academic months of $420/month. They are required to attend all lecture, labs, physical training sessions and extra-curricular ROTC training events.

A contracted Army ROTC Cadet must:
  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 39
    • 17-26 for scholarship prospects
  • Must have completed one of the following:
    • MILS 14,15, 24 & 25
    • Army Basic Training
    • Basic Camp
    • Accelerated Cadet Commissioning Training
  • Have a cumulative and term GPA of at least 2.00
    • 2.50 GPA for scholarship prospects
  • Pass the Army Physical Fitness Test
    • Minimum score of 180 (with at least a 60 in each event)
  • Comply with the Army Body Composition program, Army Regulation (AR) 600-9.
    • OR the Army’s body fat percentage standards.
  • Have a qualified DoDMERB
  • Have a certified CC 104-R - Academic Planner Worksheet
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on active duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard).
The following documents are required when you contract with Army ROTC:

Content Updated 7/21/2021 ASG

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Contracting ceremony Fall 2020

Oath of Enlistment

Congratulatory elbow bump for contracting