Welcome Incoming Students, Class of June 2024

U.S. Naval War College with yellow flowers in spring.
Please Note: This story has been updated on April 3, 2023.

Congratulations on being selected to attend the U.S. Naval War College (NWC)! The NWC faculty and staff look forward to your arrival and the opportunity to get to know you and work with you during your time here.

NWC Student Registration

NWC student registration is due Thursday 18 May 2023. Instructions for completing the registration were in the welcome aboard email you received from the Dean of Students office. If you did not receive that email or have questions, please contact us (information below). Please fill out all the information requested to assist us in your registration.

Arrival to Newport

In-processing is currently done in a hybrid fashion, some parts electronically and some parts in-person. DO NOT report to the NWC Quarterdeck to have your orders stamped. Check-in to NWC will be done virtually via the "New Student Arrival and Check-in" form located on Blackboard. Once the electronic form is submitted, you will be contacted by someone from our OPSCELL to confirm receipt of your information. DO NOT fill out the form until you arrive.

Collaboration Tools

Expect to utilize online collaboration tools during your time here. Some of the tools we use are Zoom, Blackboard, and Microsoft teams. If you are unfamiliar with these tools, please take the opportunity to learn about them. You will have access to the NWC Blackboard site on Friday 19 May 2023 Instructions were included in the welcome aboard email.

Important Dates

Report Dates and Uniform for In-Processing:
USA: 14 July (Service Class B)
USAF/USSF: 10-14 July (S/Sleeve no tie)
USCG No Later Than: 26 July (Tropical Blue Long)
USN No Later Than: 27 July (Khakis)
USMC No Later Than: 27 July (Service C)

Orientation for all U.S. Students (Mandatory)
Tuesday, 1 August through Thursday, 3 August. Day one starts at 0800. Full Schedule will be posted on Blackboard.
Uniform (Day 1): USN: Summer Whites; USMC: Service C; USA: Service Class B; USAF/USSF: S/Sleeve no tie; USCG: Tropical Blue Long.
Day 2 and 3 will be in business casual attire.
**Note, Individual services may have additional indoc requirements. Your Service Advisor’s Office will relay that information to you.

Convocation (Mandatory)
Tuesday, 8 August 2023
Uniform: Uniform: USN: Summer Whites; USMC: Blue Dress D; USA: Service Class B; USAF/USSF: S/Sleeve no tie; USCG: Tropical Blue Long.

Classes Begin Friday, 11 August 2023. Business Casual Attire.

Graduation will be Friday, 14 June 2024.

Contact Information

Dean of Students Office
(401) 856-5500

Naval Staff College Director
Captain Ryan Logan

Naval Command College Director
Captain Michael Quan

International Military Student Officer
Ms. Dionne Horrabin

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