Florida State College at Jacksonville students interested in a commission as an officer in the United States Army may enroll in the basic Army ROTC College program at the University of North Florida. Students will be enrolled as Military Science Leadership students, college program students, or Army ROTC scholarship students based on the program in which they are accepted. Students who successfully complete the basic course are eligible to enter the advanced program at any university that offers Army ROTC. Students in the basic course may also be eligible for selection to the Army ROTC scholarship program. For information on the Army ROTC scholarship program visit the UNF ROTC Scholarship webpage or contact the Army ROTC office at University of North Florida, Heather Furey at (904) 620-3999.
Florida State College at Jacksonville students interested in a commission as an officer in the United States Navy or the United States Marine Corps may enroll in the basic NROTC College program and take naval science courses at Jacksonville University. Students will be enrolled as Naval Science students, college program students, or NROTC scholarship students based on the program in which they are accepted. Students who successfully complete the basic course are eligible to enter the advanced program at any university that offers NROTC. Students in the basic course may also be eligible for selection to the NROTC scholarship program. For information on the NROTC scholarship programs visit the JU Navy ROTC webpage or contact the Navy ROTC office at Jacksonville University at (904) 256-7485.
Military Education Institute and Government Programs
The Military Education Institute and Government Programs exist for the purpose of developing and coordinating education and training opportunities for military service personnel, their family members, government employees, and local community residents in the Jacksonville area. To accomplish this mission, the College provides:
- college credit courses with an emphasis on the General Education Requirements offered at military installations during traditional semester terms and eight-week terms;
- classes offered at military installations with enrollment throughout the year in the associate in arts and selected Associate in Science programs;
- distance learning classes in associate in arts and selected Associate in Science programs, as a member of the Navy College Program Distance Learning Partnership (NCPDLP), SOCNAV, SOCCOAST AFLOAT program, SOCCOAST, Army National Guard Education Service Center Education Partner program; SOCGUARD, SOCAD, Army Career Degree Builders, U.S. Army Concurrent Admissions Program (ConAP); and SOCMAR;
- a full range of advising, registration and orientation services, including placement testing;
- evaluation of military and corporate training and experience by submitting the Joint Services Transcript (JST) (visit the webpage for branch-specific information) and/or an institutional transcript from a military institution (CCAF - Community College of the Air Force, USCGI - United States Coast Guard Institute). Military and government personnel can apply these recommended college credits toward a degree related to their career field or other field of their choice;
- a liaison with Naval Recruiting District Jacksonville in the Navy’s technical preparatory program. This program is designed for dual enrolled high school students who are enlisted in the Navy’s Delayed Entry Program (DEP).
- a liaison with the military education service officers to assist students in the use of the military service tuition assistance (TA) programs; and
- non-college credit courses and certificates for students desiring to upgrade career and occupational skills or seeking personal enrichment;
- VetSuccess on campus representatives (located at the Military & Veterans Service Center) providing a supportive, on-campus environment assisting Veteran-students to make a smooth transition to college life and successfully complete their college educational programs.
For information visit our webpage, call (904) 357-8890 or toll-free (877) 700-2795 or e-mail the Military & Veterans Service Center.