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ROTC Programs :

Policy/Guideline Area

Academic Policies

Applicable Divisions

Community Colleges


Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) prepares students to become officers in the United States military. The Tennessee Board of Regents establishes this policy in support of this opportunity for leadership training and preparation for service to country as part of a student’s post-secondary education program of study.


  1. Introduction
    1. Community colleges may enter into cooperative agreements with other higher education institutions to offer ROTC instruction to their students.


  1. ROTC Programs
    1. Cooperative ROTC programs shall be designed by the participating institutions to best serve the interests of students wishing to enroll in ROTC.
    2. A copy of the final agreement must be forwarded to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the Tennessee Board of Regents for approval.



T.C.A. § 49-8-203


TBR Meeting, June 22, 1973; Revisions approved at Special Called Meeting May 14, 2019.