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USMC Commissioning

If you're looking here, chances are you want to be commissioned when you graduate.  This page is designed to outline the procedures that MECEPS and Marine Options must complete in order to receive an appointment as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Marine Corps.

Please download and view this PowerPoint [ppt] to familiarize yourself with Marine Corps Commissioning.

REMEMBER, YOUR APPLICATION FOR APPOINTMENT IS DUE SIX MONTHS PRIOR TO YOUR EXPECTED COMMISSIONING DATE!

Commissioning Timeline:

  1. Upon arrival to the NROTC unit: Schedule a commissioning physical, to be completed ASAP
  2. Annually: Complete Annual Certification of Physical Condition Form [pdf]
  3. Summer following Junior year (freshman year for MECEPs): Successfully complete OCS
  4. Six months prior to commissioning: Application for appointment as a 2nd LT is due! This allows HQMC time to review your packet, and request revisions/clarifications.

Your Application for appointment should include the all of the following:

Instructions for filling out NAVMC 763 [pdf]
 

Sample Packages:

Other Documents:

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