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Welcome to the Home of The Citadel Alumni Recruiting Program (CAR)

The Citadel Alumni Recruiting (CAR) program was founded in 1973 as a means of leveraging The Citadel's fervent alumni base to help recruit quality candidates.  Originally called the Cadet Procurement Program (CAPP) or Citadel Volunteer Recruitment (CVR) program, the organization continues to evolve and grow today.   The CAR program boasts 16 State Chairs, conducts hundreds of high school visits and participates in 225+ college fairs nationally each year.  The program focuses on out-of-state students as the Admissions Staff traditionally focuses on in-state college fairs and recruitment.  

Critical CAR Activities

  • College Fairs - Fall and Spring seasons.
  • High School Guidance and JROTC Visits
  • Citadel Club or independent CAR recruiting events:
    (Cadet sendoff events, Accepted Student Nights, etc..)

College Fairs

CAR's often represent The Citadel at out of state college fairs which are local to them.  Alumni generally find this as a fun way to stay connected with their alma mater as well as interact with high quality prospective students.  If you are interested in possibly volunteering please click on the college fair title link! Listed below are the currently active college fair spreadsheets.   Click here for the 2019-2020 CAR Stats Guide for use at college fairs.


Spring College Fairs Fall College Fairs



  • Main purpose is building a relationship between Citadel alumni and local High Schools in their area
  • Citadel alumni will meet with guidance counselors and with prospective students to answer questions about The Citadel
  • If interested please click the above link!


Candidate Events

  •  Events are created for 3 main purposes
    • Accepted Canidate Nights- Students who have been academically accepted.  This night is to help answer more specific questions about The Citadel, financial aid, ROTC scholarships and more
    • Cadet Sendoff Events- Cadets who have made a deposit to The Citadel and plan on attending.  A great opportunity for the future cadet to meet some other students before arriving on campus.  Also a great way to ask any last minute questions


Cadet Sendoff Registration - CLICK HERE


CAR Manual

Click above link for the Manual




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