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Cadet Officer Candidate Course

BECOME A CADET OFFICER – TAKE THE ADVANCED COURSE. If you want to further develop and apply your leadership and management skills, you can volunteer for the Cadet Officers’ Candidate Course (COCC). Upon graduation from the COCC program, you will receive a cadet commission as Cadet Second Lieutenant (C2LT) and take positions of leadership in the UP Corps of Cadets from platoon leader to Corps Commander.

The Advanced Course covers Mil Sci 3 (a summer camp training), Mil Sci 31, 32, 41 and 42. The cadet officer’s life includes a structured regimen of physical fitness, military science and tactics, leadership development, academics, martial arts, water skills training and management of the UP Corps of Cadets. Graduates of the Advanced Course become members of the UP Vanguard Inc., the UP ROTC alumni association founded in 1922.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND BENEFITS OF A CADET OFFICER. As a cadet officer, you can qualify for:

  • Cadet Officer Tuition Fee Grantper semester from the University:
    • 75% tuition fee discount for Mil Sci 31 & 32;
    • 100% tuition fee discount for Mil Sci 41 & 42.
  • UP Vanguard Scholarship. Benefits ranging from P2,500 to P12,000 per semester.
  • Phil. Army Scholarship for Advanced ROTC Cadets. Benefits ranging from P8,000-P12,000 per year.

Furthermore, cadet officers are also eligible to use the Cadet Barracks and Cadet Library. The Cadet Library is part of the UP Library System and offers an extensive collection of military literature and multiple computers with Internet access.

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UP ROTC... More than a Challenge

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Training Day Announcements

Relief Operations for Typhoon Yolanda Victims

Greetings cadets!

We are going to have a Relief Operations tomorrow (16 November 2013) for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda at the DMST Complex.


Come in: T-maong (White Corps shirt, Maong pants, garrison belt, white socks, rubber shoes)

Don’t forget to bring..
1. Inspection Materials
2. Personal snacks and hydration kit


If you wish to donate relief goods,  refer to this guide on what to donate.

See you cadets!



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