Day in the Life of a Cadet

Check out our Virtual Day in the Life of an Army Cadet (DILARC)! This video reviews:

  • Transitioning to Student and Cadet Life (2:47)
  • Balancing Student and Cadet Obligations (11:52)
  • ROTC Opportunities (20:37)
  • Simultaneous Membership Program (27:15)
  • Question & Answer Session (36:54)
05:50-07:50

PRT (Physical Readiness Training)

Cadets form up at or near the Armory on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. PRT is to help maintain battalion physical fitness/morale.

05:50-07:50
08:00-09:00

Breakfast

After PRT Cadets and their DILARC participants will go to breakfast at one of UIUC’s many dining halls such as the Newman Center, Ikenberry and many more!

08:00-09:00
09:00-16:00

Class time

During this part of the day DILARC Participants will fallow their designated cadets to their respective classes and roles on campus. This is a great chance to see UIUC’s beautiful campus!

09:00-16:00
16:00-18:00

Back to the Armory

After a day classes DILARC Participants will come back to the armory to participate in events such as the smokeless range, fitness events and many more! On Thursdays during this time Cadets participate in our weekly lead-lab!

16:00-18:00
18:00-20:00

After Class

After the day ends DILARC Participants will go home, but Cadets will either continue working, participating in ROTC Clubs such as Ruck Club, Rifle club or have opportunity to join an RSO or Fraternity! The opportunities are endless!

18:00-20:00