Det 280 Flying Jayhawks
Welcome to Air Force ROTC at the University of Kansas.        
We have a great Air Force ROTC program here at the University of Kansas. Detachment 280, the Flying Jayhawks, comprises over 60 cadets from the University of Kansas and our cross-town schools which include Baker University, Benedictine College, Donnelly College, Haskell Indian Nations University, Johnson County Community College, Mid America Nazarene University, Ottawa University, Park University, University of Saint Mary and Washburn University. As part of our program, you’ll take part in Air and Space Studies classes, Leadership Laboratory, and Physical Training. 

The University of Kansas will award the In-State tuition rate for ALL Air Force ROTC cadets that are either on scholarship or contract.
2017 Administrative Assistant of the Quarter - Jaime Snyder
2016 Northwest Region Team of the Year
2016 Northwest Region Right of Line Winner - #1 Small Detachment
2016 Northwest Region Team of the Quarter (4th Quarter) 
2016 Northwest Region Team of the Quarter (3rd Quarter) 
2016 Northwest Region Team of the Quarter (2nd Quarter)



Our mission is to Develop Quality Leaders for the Air Force and we accomplish this through an integrated training program that combines:
Physical Fitness
Character Development

current as of April 17, 2017

One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times