In partnership with the University of Richmond ROTC Spider Battalion, we are dedicated to commissioning high caliber and diverse future officer leadership for the United States Army.

Your Future

By the time of graduation, each cadet is commissioned a second lieutenant and can serve in the active Army, Army Reserve or National Guard in one of 17 career fields, or branches:

  • Adjutant General
  • Air Defense Artillery
  • Armor
  • Aviation
  • Chemical
  • Engineer Corps
  • Field Artillery
  • Finance
  • Infantry
  • Medical Services
  • Military Intelligence
  • Military Police
  • Nursing
  • Ordnance
  • Quartermaster
  • Transportation
  • Signal

Compete for scholarships, take all Military Science and Leadership courses and participate in all ROTC activities.


Our Mission

To mentor, teach and develop the future officer leadership of the U.S. Army and to motivate young people to become better citizens.

Longwood University Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) is a partnership program with the University of Richmond ROTC Spider Battalion.

Our ROTC program is dedicated to commissioning high caliber and diverse future officer leadership for the U.S. Army from the following colleges and universities:Richmond, Virginia Commonwealth, Randolph-Macon,Longwood, Hampden-Sydney, and Virginia Union.

Students are able to take all Military Science and Leadership courses, compete for scholarships, and take part in all ROTC activities.

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