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 21-22 Not Available
JCWS 21-1 Resident Virtual

Not Available

JCWS 21-1 Satellite Virtual

Not Available

JCWS 21-2 Resident  Virtual

Incoming JCWS-R Student Checklist (CAO 12 Mar '21)

JCWS 21-2 Satellite Virtual

Incoming JCWS-S Student Checklist

JCWS 21-3 Resident Virtual Not Available
JCWS 21-3 Satellite Not Available
JCWS 21-4 Resident Virtual Incoming JCWS-R Student Checklist
JCWS 21-4 Satellite Incoming JCWS-S Student Checklist
JCWS-H 21-1

Not Available

JCWS-H 21-2

Incoming JCWS-H 21-2 Student Checklist

JCWS-H 21-3

Incoming JCWS-H 21-3 Student Checklist

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 OCP equivalent uniform (USA, USAF)/ Service uniform (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 JTC Joint Forces Staff College, Normandy Hall, First Floor Quarter Deck 0730
JCWS 21-1 Joint Forces Staff College, Normandy Hall, 1st Floor Quarter Deck Air Force and Army - 0730
JCWS 21-2 Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps - 0730
JCWS 21-3 Interagency - 0815
JCWS 21-4 International - Guidance by IMSO
JCWS-H 21-1 Joint Forces Staff College, Normandy Hall, First Floor Lobby, Quarter Deck  0700
F2F1: 12-16 Apr 2021
F2F2: 13-24 Sep 2021
JCWS-H 21-2 Joint Forces Staff College, Normandy Hall, First Floor Lobby, Quarter Deck 0700
F2F1: 17-21 May 2021
F2F2: 18-29 Oct 2021
JCWS-H 21-3 Joint Forces Staff College, Normandy Hall, First Floor Lobby, Quarter Deck 0700
F2F1: 7-11 Jun 2021
F2F2: 8-19 Nov 2021
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 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” . 
  1. Civilian personnel should contact the JFSC Registrar’s office via email at concerning quota availability and application process. 
  2. 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
Comm: (757) 443-6055
Air Force
Comm: (757) 443-6131
Sea Services (USN, USMC, USCG)
Comm: (757) 443-6091
Comm: (757) 443-6158

IA Compliance for All Students at All 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

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 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.  The name of the college and course (JFSC-JCWS, JFSC-JCWS-H, or JFSC-JC2IOS etc.) must be entered into the POC section of the visit request for the clearance to be identified properly by JFSC Security Specialists. 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 DJJNDU3.

For questions or concerns, Security Specialist POCs may be reached at 757-443-6351/52 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

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, 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 21-1 Code: N/A
JCWS 21-2 Code: N/A
JCWS 21-3 Code: TBD
JCWS 21-4 Code: TBD
JCWS-H, Norfolk More information provided through Program/Ops Officer
JCWS-H 21-1 More information provided through Program/Ops Officer
JCWS-H 21-2 More information provided through Program/Ops Officer
JCWS-H 21-3 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.

AY21 Academic Calendar for Norfolk

Review the Norfolk campus AY21 Academic Calendar or email JFSC Registrar at

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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