Jump to main content

STEP 3: Activation Day

Fall Semester 2024

Activation Day will occur on Wednesday, August 14 and Thursday, August 15. We will coordinate with all prospective cadets the exact times. 

Where: 2nd Floor, Military Science Building, on the campus of Colorado State University
When: 15 August 2024 (Times TBD)

Requirements for Activation Day

All prospective cadets under the age of 18 will need to bring their parent or legal guardian to activation day.

By activation day, all prospective cadets should have completed the following:

  • All requirements in Step 1 & 2 to include:
    • WINGs application minus the uploaded forms. We will sign those forms on activation day.
    • All civil involvements documented in WINGs with supporting documents.
    • Obtain and load your Selective Service Number in WINGs
    • Complete your sports physical. Bring your signed form to activation.
    • Complete your Physical Fitness Assessment. Bring your signed form to activation.
    • Register for all required AS classes. Please have your schedule available to view either online or hard copy.
    • Register as a full-time student.

  • Please ensure you bring the following to your scheduled activation:
    • Birth Certificate (original)
    • Social Security Card (original, signed)
    • Government ID (Driver’s License, Military ID, Passport, etc.)
    • All civil involvement paperwork (if unable to load into WINGs)
    • Sports physical
    • Physical Fitness Assessment
    • Class Schedule
    • Any previous JROTC, CAP, Eagle Scout, or Girl Scout Certifications (if not uploaded on WINGs)
    • For previous military we will need a copy of your DD214 and if you were previously disenrolled from any other commissioning source we will need your DD Form 785 (Record of Disenrollment) and all pertinent information from the previous unit.