Requirements for Joint Forces Staff College (JFSC) students at 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 Checklist (JCWS Hybrid only)

Course Checklist Availability 
JCWS In-Resident (Norfolk, VA) N/A- will use NDU Connect
JCWS Satellite N/A- will use NDU Connect

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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.

In-processing Guidance for US Military and Civilian Students at Norfolk Campus
Military members will report in Operational Camouflage Pattern (OCP), NWU Type-III, or service equivalent uniform; or flight suit to Joint Forces Staff College, Normandy Hall, Bldg SC-1, Norfolk for in-processing with your respective service representative.  You do not need to check in wearing your service dress uniform. 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.
NOTE 2:  JCWS students must bring Class B or equivalent for graduation
NOTE 3:  JPME Students should also bring civilian “business casual” attire for training at off-site locations.
NOTE 4:  In-resident students are required to participate in organized acculturation sport activities. Please bring weather appropriate attire. 
  1. For Spring, Summer and Fall Classes (Mar- Sep start dates) it's Softball
  2. For Winter Class (January start date) it's Volleyball
Course Location Time Slot
JCWS JTC Joint Forces Staff College, Normandy Hall
First Floor Lobby, Quarter Deck
JCWS 24-1

Joint Forces Staff College, Normandy Hall
First Floor, Quarter Deck

US Military Students arrive through front entrance of Normandy Hall. Representatives from the Registrar's Office will meet you and re-direct you to service-specific in-processing locations within the building.

Interagency/ Civilian arrive through front entrance of Normandy Hall. Representatives from the Registrar's Office in-process you at the quarterdeck.

JCWS 24-2
JCWS 24-3
JCWS 24-4
JCWS-H 24-1 Joint Forces Staff College, Normandy Hall
First Floor Lobby, Quarter Deck 
F2F1: 15-19 Apr 2024
F2F2: 16-27 Sep 2024
JCWS-H 24-2 Joint Forces Staff College, Normandy Hall
First Floor Lobby, Quarter Deck
F2F1: 20-24 May 2024
F2F2: 21 Oct -1 Nov 2024
JCWS-H 24-3 Joint Forces Staff College, Normandy Hall
First Floor Lobby, Quarter Deck
F2F1: 10-14 Jun 2024
F2F2: 11-22 Nov 2024
JIS 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 via email at  

For JCWS Enrollment

  1.  US Military students should contact their service-specific JPME II coordinator concerning quota availability and selection.  Click here for a list of the “Service JPME II Coordinators
  2. Civilian Personnel – Please contact the JFSC Registrar’s office via email at concerning quota availability and application process.
  3. International Military Students – Please contact JFSC’s International Military Student Office (IMSO) for quota ability and enrollment guidance.
  4. JFSC MilHr Reps may be contacted via the following for questions or concerns about Training Reports or Service-specific training documents. 
Service  Phone 
MILPER Chief      Comm: (757) 443-6093
Air Force & Space Force
Comm: (757) 443-6131
Sea Services (USN, USMC, USCG)
Comm: (757) 443-6091
Comm: (757) 443-6158

IA Compliance for JPME and JIS Students at NDU Colleges/Campuses
All students attending any NDU college at any campus must 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

NDU/ JFSC is a Bring You Own Device (BYOD) institution.  Please review NDU IT Guidance at  to ensure your device meets minimum requirements.  For questions about NDU’s technology and computing environment, please contact the ITD Help Desk directly at 202-685-3824 or . IT professionals are available to troubleshoot any technical issues Monday – Friday; 0600 – 1800 EST. 

Passing US Security Clearances to NDU/JFSC

To attend any Joint Forces Staff College classified classes please complete the Security Clearance Registration Course Application Form via the Joint Event Management Information System (JEMIS). All security clearance information must be submitted to the NDU/JFSC Security Office at least 30 days prior to class start.  The name of the college and course (JFSC-JCWS, JFSC-JCWS-H, or JFSC-JIS etc.) must be entered into the POC section of the visit request for the clearance to be identified properly by JFSC Security Specialists. NOTE:  SCI is not a requirement to attend JCWS or JCWS-H.  NDU will not initiate nor accept Transfers in Status (TIS) requests. 

For students who need to pass their security clearance to NDU/ JFSC; please use SMO Code DJJNDU7.  For questions or concerns, Security Specialist POCs may be reached at 757-443-6352/24 or via email at

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

​Point of contact for Common Access Card (CAC) Re-issue is JFSC Registrars' Office. They may be reached via phone (757) 443-6124 or

Meals and Lodging Information for students at the Norfolk Campus

1. Government messing is not available at JFSC.  Access to restaurants and grocery stores are nearby however student is responsible for transportation to and from.  Neither base shuttle nor base taxis are available for student use.

2.  Neither base taxis nor shuttles are available for student use.  Authorization for transportation costs i.e. Uber, rental car, personal vehicle, etc... should be coordinated with Service/ Agency prior to arrival. 

3.  Students are responsible for securing their own lodging. The closest military lodging facility to our schoolhouse is the Navy Gateway Inns and Suites-NSA-Hampton Roads (NGI&S NSAHR).  Should you decide to stay there, please dial (757) 394-9054; Option 0 to reach the front desk.  Provide the following code and specify that you’re enrolled in the 10-week in-resident JPME-II course.

Program Instructions: Give Code Below
JCWS 24-1 Code: #30120100777
JCWS 24-2 Code: #30120100780
JCWS 24-3 Code: #30120100778
JCWS 24-4 Code: #30120100779
JIS 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.

AY24 Academic Calendar for Norfolk

Review the Norfolk campus AY24 Academic Calendar or email JFSC Registrar at

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