The Fire Battalion is the Army ROTC Program for the city of Chicago, with headquarters at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Our students attend their university classes at several 4-year universities in Metropolitan Chicago and Northwest Indiana. University of Illinois at Chicago is the host school and extension center schools include Illinois Institute of Technology, Robert Morris University, Chicago State University, Indiana University Northwest, and Purdue University Northwest. You can also be part of the ROTC program by attending The University of Chicago, Columbia College, Roosevelt University, and St. Xavier University. As a Cadet in Army ROTC, you will test your limits and develop as a leader through training in tactics, national security, and effective communication.
Upon completion of your degree, you will commission as a Second Lieutenant into the United States Army where the real adventure begins!