Semper Fi Society

The mission of Semper Fi Society is to mentally and physically prepare Marines and NROTC midshipmen enrolled in the University of Kansas for Officer Candidate School in an environment that builds Espirit de Corps and camaraderie amongst its members. Secondly, Semper Fi Society will strive to always portray the Marine Corps in a positive manner on campus and in the community.


"Being a Marine Officer is not just about leading Marines, It's about earning their respect. Physical and mental toughness, moral courage, unselfishness, teamwork, commitment and a belief in yourself are essential to your success at OCS."

- Colonel Louis N. Rachal Former Commanding Officer, Officer Candidates School


The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university’s programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access,, 1246 West Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY (for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas, medical center campuses).