university of dayton

University of Dayton (UD) students register for Air Force ROTC classes like any other UD course and the course prefix will be listed as AES. New freshmen or sophomores interested in joining AFROTC should contact AFROTC Det 643 to determine which AES courses they should register for.

Academic Classes

The academic portion of Air Force ROTC is referred to as the Aerospace Studies class. In AES class cadets learn topics including the history of the United States military and the Air Force, military doctrine, and leadership principles. Class occurs once a week for all cadets, with the freshman and sophomore classes taking place at University of Dayton and upper level cadets traveling to Wight State University.

AES 121/122 - Air Force Today, with Lab AES 120
Tuesday 8:00 - 8:50 AM at University of Dayton (contact instructor for specific classroom)

AES 221/222 - Air Force Way, with Lab AES 220
Tuesday 9:00 - 9:50 AM at University of Dayton (contact instructor for specific classroom)

AES 331/332 - Air Force Leadership and Management, with Lab AES 330
Tuesday 2:00 - 4:50 PM at University of Dayton or Friday 1:00 - 3:50 PM at Wright State University (contact instructor for specific classroom)

AES 431/432 - Preparation for Active Duty, with Lab AES 430
Friday 2:00 - 4:50 PM, Millett Hall at Wright State University. (contact instructor for specific classroom)

Leadership Lab

In addition to AES academics, AFROTC Cadets will also take part in Leadership Lab at the Wright State University campus on Tuesday evenings. Upper-level UD cadets will arrange carpools for transportation to Wright State University. All Leadership Labs will be held from 5:00 - 7:00 PM on Tuesdays at Wright State University. Registration in Leadership Lab is required for UD students.

Physical Training

Physical training sessions will be held at UD, Mondays and Thursdays from 6:30 - 7:30 AM and on Wednesdays afrom 2:00 - 3:00 PM in the Rec Center. Physical training is not a UD class; therefore, registration is not necessary, although participation is required.