Upcoming Events

U.S. Naval War College events showcase the expansive depth and reach of our programs and faculty, and enhance our relevance to the U.S. Navy and national security.

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U.S. Naval War College Upcoming Events

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U.S. Naval War College Closed for the Memorial Day Holiday

Monday, May 30, 2022
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Rd, Newport, RI 02841

The U.S. Naval War College will be closed May 30th, 2022 for the Memorial Day holiday.

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Naval Command and Staff Online Program 2022 Session One Ends

Thursday, June 02, 2022
Virtual Program

The U.S. Naval War College (NWC), Naval Command and Staff Online Program delivers the NWC Joint Professional Military Education Phase I to students virtually from anywhere. Courses consist of online discussion boards, group projects, individual essays, and other assignments.

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Strategy & Policy Ends

Friday, June 03, 2022
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Rd, Newport, RI 02841

The Strategy & Policy course at the U.S. Naval War College begins on March 2nd, 2022 and concludes on June 3rd, 2022. Please follow health and safety guidelines and refer to the orientation material for more guidance.

Chris Demchak from U.S. Naval War College (NWC), Philip O’Neill from Boston University Law School, Raj Shah the former managing director of Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, and Sarah Kreps of Cornell University participate in a panel discussion during the 69th annual Current Strategy Forum held at NWC.

Current Strategy Forum

Tuesday, June 07-08, 2022
8:30 a.m.
Hybrid Event

The Current Strategy Forum was first held at U.S. Naval War College in May 1949. Their purpose was to bring together a small number of prominent civilian and military guests to discuss future U.S. strategy with senior officers attending the college.

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U.S. Naval War College Graduation

Friday, June 10, 2022
12:00 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The U.S. Naval War College features a one-year graduate-level program that graduates about 600 resident and 1,000 distance learning students each year.

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U.S. Naval War College Closed for the Juneteenth Holiday

Monday, June 20, 2022
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Rd, Newport, RI 02841

The U.S. Naval War College will be closed June 20th, 2022 to observe the Juneteenth holiday.

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U.S. Naval War College Closed for the Independence Day Holiday

Monday, July 04, 2022
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Rd, Newport, RI 02841

The U.S. Naval War College will be closed July 4th, 2022 to observe the Independence Day holiday.

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Executive Level Operational Level of Warfare Course

Monday, July 18-22, 2022
Evans Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Rd, Newport, RI 02841

The Executive Level Operational Level of Warfare Course 22-3 begins on July 18th, 2022 and concludes on July 22nd, 2022. This course is a one-week course and is taught at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island three times a year.