Instructors and Staff

LTC Jesus Cruz

Professor of Military Science

Mr. Steven Yach

Recruiting Operations Officer

CPT Justin Nichol

Assistant Professor of Military Science
CPT Tameka Floyd

MS1 Instructor

CPT Thomas Watts

Assistant Professor of Military Science

Please visit or call the UC Irvine ROTC office in order to reach an instructor or staff member:

UC Irvine Army ROTC
Natural Sciences I
Offices #3122, 3124, 3126, 3128, 3129
Irvine, CA 92617
Office: (949) 824-7581


Recruiting Office
Natural Sciences I
Office #3129, 3rd Floor
Office: (949) 824-7581

If you are very interested in enrolling, we have an online application that can determine your potential eligibility to join our program and compete for a scholarship. We will give you immediate feedback on your potential eligibility or refer you to other commissioning sources.

Our mission as student leaders at University of California, Irvine is to provide cadets the necessary skills and leadership training to become officers in the United States Army, Army Reserve or Army National Guard, to develop the future officer leadership of the U.S. Army, and to motivate young people to become better citizens.