A silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield, the dexter two thirds of white enamel on which issuing from chief a chain link supporting a caldron between two wolves facing each other, all of black enamel, the sinister third of blue enamel with three silver color metal bendlets; attached below the shield an arced silver color metal scroll inscribed “LEADERSHIP THROUGH KNOWLDEGE” in black enamel letters.
The shield is blue, white and black on a silver trim background. The blue and white represent Creighton University colors and the black of the wolves, the school’s relationship with the religious community. The wolves and the alternating blue and silver wall on the right are from the family coat of arms of the founder of the Jesuit Order, St. Ignatius Loyola, and represents the tie between Creighton University and the Catholic Church, specifically with the Jesuit teaching order. The motto, “LEADERSHIP THROUGH KNOWLEDGE”, represents the two basic goals of ROTC.
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 14 June 1971.