Tufts ROTC Support Program

The Tufts ROTC program trains students to become commissioned officers in the Army, Air Force, and Navy through the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Through a combination of a traditional college curriculum and specialized leadership training, students can take advantage of unique opportunities that prepare them for success in any career path.

Learn More about Admission to Tufts ROTC

Tufts Undergraduate ROTC Dean Contact Information

Jennifer Stephan

Dean Jennifer Stephan

Dean of Academic Advising & Undergraduate Studies, School of Engineering

  • Office Location: Dowling Hall, 710H
  • Phone: 617-627-0575

Email Book an Appointment

Prospective Tufts students should contact Admissions. Enrolled Tufts undergraduates may contact Dean Jennifer Stephan for advice and support on ROTC related matters, including:

  • ROTC community events and resources for event planning
  • Arrangements for student transportation to/from MIT for ROTC responsibilities
  • Early student housing move in approval
  • Priority registration for courses and adjustment for course registration limit (21 credits) for Navy ROTC students due to curricular demands
  • Advocacy with Athletics for use of the varsity weight room for training
  • Assistance with mapping MIT courses for transfer credit (see: https://students.tufts.edu/registrar/make-request/transfer-credit):
    • EM 54 credit for 15.305
    • CVS 320 credit for one MIT ROTC course that has "Leadership" in its title, such as AS. 111, AS. 202, or AS 211.
    • CVS 330 credit for one MIT ROTC course that has "history" in its title, such as AS.101 or MS. 110.
  • Obtaining a red, white and blue graduation cord to proudly wear at their Commencement exercises.

Note: Students will still be assigned their main academic advising supports (e.g., advising dean, faculty advisor).

Join the ROTC Student Email List!

Sign up for our mailing list to stay up-to-date with announcements, upcoming events, and important deadlines. Please email Michael Ragone to join the ROTC student email list.