Orientation covers three full days of briefs and administrative requirements. Additional days beyond the first three may be necessary for Service specific training and administration as well as NWC specific training and administration. Details will be provided in an orientation schedule made available to all incoming students.
Details for student in-processing will be provided in a Welcome Aboard email from the Dean of Students Office and Service Advisor, all students report to the Dean of Students Office.
NWC has a Bring Your Own Device policy, all students are required to bring their own laptops or tablets in order to access the digital curriculum. We will provide you with the formatted readings and instructions on how to load them onto the device. By bringing your own device, you will be able to retain all selected readings for future professional reference. Please bring your device with you when checking-in to avoid delays with your in-processing.
We are here to support you during your educational experience, from one-on-one academic assistance to providing you with comfortable and connected places to learn and study. Available within the academic complex are the Eccles Library, writing center, medical offices, bookstore, barber shop, and breakfast and lunch (both hot and cold fare) at a café located in Hewitt Hall.Download Campus Map
A Naval War College identification badge and common access card give students 24-hour access to the complex and computer resources. Library facilities are also available 24 hours a day; library staff is available between the hours of 0730 and 1630. Additional on-campus student services are provided by the Chief of Staff’s organization, including security clearances, automobile registration, photo identification, name tags, and audio-visual aids.
U.S. Army Student Information
The College of Naval Command and Staff at NWC is equivalent to Command and General Staff College attended by Majors (O4) as an alternative to Intermediate Level Education at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas. There are two key organizations that require information to process you into the college, the Dean of Students and the U.S. Army Student Detachment at Fort Jackson. Online in-processing for the college requires a username and password that is generated by the Dean of Students Office.
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