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, retaliation, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University’s programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies and is the University’s Title IX Coordinator: the Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access,, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY.