Whats Next

Discussion in 'ROTC' started by wdisneynut, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. wdisneynut

    wdisneynut Member

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    My son got his offer for Nrotc and he has qualified unrestricted thru Dodmerb.
    What is next in the process. Does Nrotc get a hold of him for more paperwork?
    Does he need to contact the school?
    Can any body tell me the next few steps
    Thanks,
     
  2. live4ever

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    I assume by "his offer" you mean he was given a 4 year scholarship to the schools or school he applied to?
    The next step is finding out whether or not he was accepted to the colleges of his choice. Unless he did an early action, this will happen in April.
    Next he goes to orientation at the school, visit his ROTC unit there and ... enjoys prom night and his graduation day!
    Congrats to your son!:thumb:
     
  3. wdisneynut

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    He has been accepted to the school where he was offered the schloarship at.
     
  4. singaporemom

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    Is he qualified DoDMERB for NROTC or for Academy... sometimes the ROTC qualification comes later if you are already qualified for DoDMERB.

    My older son received AROTC 2 years ago during 1st round and admitted to his school in September of his Senior Year. It seems like it took forever to get everything figured out! After signing letter of intent, I think it was spring time that everything was settled. He received an official letter from the PMS at school and that helped me calm down..."OK, everybody now knows he's coming!"

    It will feel like a lifetime, but don't worry it will all happen. Having your son send an email off to the scholarship officer at the school's NROTC unit asking them what the steps are in the process is totally understandable. They don't want anything to happen to keep your son from joining them!! Also, go ahead and set up a phone appt with them for yourself. They know that the parents are oncerned and have questions.
     
  5. wdisneynut

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    He is qualified DODMERB thru ROTC.
    We have also sent back the letter to Pensacola accepting the schloarship.
    I was just wondering if the ball is back in the Navy's court? Is there more paper work coming? When?
    Do we sign on the line for the college yet or wait?
    That is a good idea about e-mailing the unit at the school, I will get him to do that.
    Sorry for all the questions but we have never done this before.
     
  6. live4ever

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    Getting through DoDMERB is the hardest part!!! So you are good! :thumb:

    Your son could schedule a visist with his battalion (i don't know how they call it for Navy:confused:)
    They usually welcome this type of visit. They could pair him up with another NROTC student for an overnight stay. As a parent, they welcome your questions

    Usually at this point, once he accepts the scholarship the next step will be college orientation. At the orientation they should be an NROTC representative there to answer your questions.
    Depending on whether his school is friendly toward ROTC or not, they might or might not facilitate the process.

    Again this is Navy and they might do things a bit different, but your son will really hear from them again before he moves into school in August. Have no fear, he will get briefings, emails and orientation galore. based on my experience, not much happens beforhand though.
     
  7. felixbed

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    There will be some more paperwork but not until june or july. government red tape stuff, security clearance app. This is a good time to start thinking about visiting the school and the unit. Just get through senior year, get in shape because the PFT will need to be passed. No drugs, urine screens are done twice a year. Then it will be summer orientation and school starts. Congratulations to your son. Go Navy!
     

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