Requirements for ALL STUDENTS at JFSC Naval Support Activity Norfolk

All US Military and Civilian students attending courses through the Norfolk campus are expected to complete the on-line and on-campus admissions requirements listed below as soon as possible.

Pre-Registration Checklists

Course Checklist Availability
JAWS 20-21 Not available
JCWS 19-4 Resident Incoming JCWS-R Student Checklist
JCWS 19-4 Satellite Incoming JCWS-S Student Checklist
JCWS 20-1 Not available
JCWS-H 20-1 Not available
JCWS-H 20-2 Not available
JCWS-H 20-3 Not available
JC2IOS Not available

Program Websites

In addition to the university-level requirements listed on this page, military students should review their college website for additional requirements and guidance to incoming students.


Mandatory Sign-in Dates for US Military and Civilian Students at Norfolk Campus

Military members will report in BDU equivalent uniform (USA)/ Service uniform (USAF, USN, USMC, and USCG) to Joint Forces Staff College, Normandy Hall, Bldg SC-1, Norfolk for in-processing with your respective service representative.  Upon reporting, bring a copy of your travel orders and leave form, as applicable.  As a reminder, all military members must meet their Services’ weight and/or fitness standards (provide last APFT).

All JPME Students should also bring civilian business casual attire for training at off-site locations. All students must bring service dress equivalent uniform for graduation (Class B or equivalent).

Course Location Time Slot
JCWS 19-4 JTC Joint Forces Staff College, Normandy Hall, First Floor Quarter Deck 0730
JCWS 20-1 JTC
JCWS 20-2 JTC
JCWS 19-4 Joint Forces Staff College, Normandy Hall, 1st Floor Quarter Deck Varied: See below
JCWS 19-4 Satellite Navy and Marine Corps - 0730
JCWS 20-1 Air Force - 0730
JCWS 20-1 Satellite Army - 0730
JCWS 20-2 Interagency - 0815
JCWS 20-2 Satellite International - Guidance by IMSO
JCWS-H 20-1 Joint Forces Staff College, Normandy Hall, First Floor Lobby, Quarter Deck  0700
F2F1 – 6-10 Apr 20
F2F2 – 14-25 Sep 20 
JCWS-H 20-2 Joint Forces Staff College, Normandy Hall, First Floor Lobby, Quarter Deck 0700
F2F1 – 4-8 May 20
F2F2 – 12-23 Oct 20
JCWS-H 20-3 Joint Forces Staff College, Normandy Hall, First Floor Lobby, Quarter Deck 0700
F2F1 – 18-22 May 20
F2F2 – 2-13 Nov 20
JC2IOS Joint Forces Staff College, Normandy Hall, Fourth Floor, SCIF  0730

Points of Contact

For any enrollment or registration questions, please contact the JFSC Registrar’s office at 757-443-6124 or via email at Registrar2@ndu.edu. Military students should contact their MilRep if they have any service-specific questions or concerns. 

Service  Phone 
MILPER Chief      Comm: (757) 443-6093
NCOIC Comm: (757) 443-6125
Air Force Comm: (757) 443-6131
Sea Services (USN, USMC, USCG) Comm: (757) 443-6091
Army Comm: (757) 443-6158

IA Compliance for All Students at All NDU Colleges/Campuses

All US military students attending any NDU college at any campus must register for a Joint Knowledge Online account, associate themselves with NDU as "Student-JFSC," and complete all Information Assurance (IA) Compliance requirements for US Military JPME and PE Programs (Non-Masters).


Academic IT Environment at Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk

All Norfolk Campus students should thoroughly read NDU’s IT Requirements and Guidance page. Students can test application login credentials; test their computing device’s connection to the NDU network; and work face-to-face with NDU Help Desk personnel to troubleshoot any technical issues.


Passing US Military Security Clearances to NDU

All security clearance information must be submitted to the NDU Security Office at least 30 days prior to class.  Security Specialist POCs can be reached at 757-443-6351.

  • Active Duty Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Military Students:  Security clearances will be verified through JPAS by the JFSC Security Office; visit request and/or certification is required.  SCI is not a requirement to attend; NDU will not initiate nor accept Transfers in Status (TIS) requests.  This verification process begins with the student’s enrollment.
  • DoD Military Reservists and National Guard Members:  Security clearances must be passed to the JFSC Security Office by the student’s Reserve/Guard command or DoD agency via a JPAS visit request/certification.  The Security Management Office (SMO) code to pass SECRET or TOP SECRET clearances through JPAS to NDU is 617206.  The SMO code to use in passing SCI clearances through JPAS to NDU is 617203.  The name of the college course (JFSC, JCWS-H, or JC2IOS) must be entered into the POC section of the visit request for the clearance to be identified properly by JFSC Security Specialists.  This verification process will begin on 45 days prior to class.

Common Access Card (CAC) Reissuing to US Military Students at Norfolk via RAPIDS

​Removed for update


Housing Information for US Military Students at Norfolk Campus

All Students are responsible for securing their own lodging. When reserving lodging at the Naval Gateway Inn and Suites, (757) 394-9054, dial 0 to reach the front desk, and provide the following code. Specify that you are enrolled in a 10-week in-resident JPME-II course.

Program Instructions: Give Code Below
JCWS 19-4 Code: 30120100628
JCWS 20-1 Code: 
JCWS 20-2 Code:
JCWS-H, Norfolk More information provided through Program/Ops Officer
JCWS-H 20-1 More information provided through Program/Ops Officer
JCWS-H 20-2 More information provided through Program/Ops Officer
JCWS-H 20-3 More information provided through Program/Ops Officer
J2CIOS More information provided through Program/Ops Officer

NDU Library at Joint Forces Staff College

While on the Norfolk campus during in-processing, students should familiarize themselves with the resources available in the NDU Libraries, and speak with library staff about additional learning opportunities scheduled throughout the academic year.


AY20 Academic Calendar for Norfolk

Review the Norfolk campus AY20 Academic Calendar or call (757)443-6619.


IT Tutorials and Instructions

For questions about NDU’s technology and computing environment, please contact the ITD Service Desk at 202-685-3824.

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