Clearance Requirements (All Courses)

All students must complete a Security Clearance Registration Course Application Form via the Joint Event Management System (JEMIS). All security clearance information must be submitted to the JFSC Security Office at least 30 days prior to the first day of class. Security Specialist POCs are Sharon Ogletree, (757) 443-6324 and YN2 Mark Carpenter, (757) 443-6352.

  • Active Duty Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Military Students: Security clearances will be verified through the Defense Information System for Security (DISS) by the JFSC Security Office; this verification process begins with the student's enrollment into JEMIS prior to sending visit request/certification to JFSC Security. The Security Management Office (SMO) code to pass SECRET, TOP SECRET, and SCI clearances through DISS to JFSC is DJJNDU7. The name of the student's college (JAWS, JCWS, JCWS-H, JIOPC, JC4ISOC) and class number must be entered into the Visit Name section of the visit request for the clearance to be identified properly by JFSC Security Specialists. This verification process will begin 6 July 2021.
  • 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 DISS visit request/certification. The Security Management Office (SMO) code to pass SECRET, TOP SECRET, and SCI clearances through DISS to JFSC is DJJNDU7. The name of the student's college (JAWS, JCWS, JCWS-H, JIOPC, JC4ISOC) and class number must be entered into the Visit Name section of the visit request for the clearance to be identified properly by JFSC Security Specialists. This verification process will begin 6 July 2021.
  • DoD Civilians: Security clearances will be verified through DISS by the JFSC Security Office; This verification process begins with the student's enrollment into JEMIS prior to sending visit request/certification to JFSC Security. The Security Management Office (SMO) code to pass SECRET, TOP SECRET, and SCI clearances through DISS to JFSC is DJJNDU7. The name of the student's college (JAWS, JCWS, JCWS-H,  JIOPC, JC4ISOC) and class number must be entered into the Visit Name section of the visit request for the clearance to be identified properly by JFSC Security Specialists. This verification process will begin 6 July 2021.
  • Non-DoD Military and Civilian Students: A Visit Request must be submitted to JFSC's Security Office by the student's employing agency or organization on official letterhead via FAX to (757) 443-6035/46. TS and SCI Clearances must be submitted separately via FAX to (757) 443-6035/46. Students who are attending JFSC based upon a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) must have their employing agency or organization submit a NACI confirmation with date of investigation on official letterhead via FAX to (757) 443-6035/46. Students who do not hold a security clearance will not be allowed to enroll in classified courses of instruction. This verification process will begin on 6 July 2021.
  • Private Industry Civilians:    Private industry students who hold a security clearance issued by the US Government must submit a Visit Request to JFSC's Security Office through DISS to JFSC SMO Code: DJJNDU7, or on their company's official letterhead via FAX to (757) 443-6035/46. TS and SCI Clearances must be submitted separately via FAX to (757) 443-6035/46. Private industry students who do not hold a security clearance will not be allowed to enroll in classified courses of instructions. 

There are NO CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS for the following courses:

 
  • Joint Transition Course (JTC)
  • International Fellows (IF)
  • Joint Information Operations Orientation Course (JIOOC)

Course-specific clearance requirements:

 

Joint Advanced Warfighting School (JAWS)

 

Students attending JAWS require a SCI clearance with access to SI/TK/G/HCS-P. Students on PCS orders should coordinate a Transfer in Status (TIS) with their SSO prior to arrival. Students on TDY orders must have their Servicing SSO send a SCI visit certification to include recertify authority. Clearance information can be forwarded to JFSC SSO via JWICS message to SSO JFSCOL or via DISS SMO code DJJNDU7. SSO will provide SCI Read in/Out indoctrination to U.S. students who have a full and current adjudicated clearance within the last six (6) years or deferred enrollment in Continuous Evaluation (CE) program with SCI eligibility reported in DISS, but do not have a servicing SSO. Students who do not have the required Background investigation should submit their investigation paperwork immediately upon verification of acceptance to the school. International Fellows (Students) shall have their security office send an SCI visit certification to include re-certify authority to JWICS MSG PLA SSO JFSCOL.

In addition, all students must complete a Security Clearance Registration Course Application Form via the Joint Event Management System (JEMIS). All security clearance information must be passed to the JFSC Security Office at least 30 days prior to the first day of class.  

If you have questions or need assistance, contact JFSC SSO via email at sso@ndu.edu or by phone at 757-443-6352/24/51 or DSN 646-6352/24/51. JFSC SSO unclass fax: 757-443-6035/46.

Joint & Combined Warfighting School (JCWS)

 

U.S. Students attending JCWS require a SECRET clearance at a minimum based on a personal security investigation within the last 10 years or deferred enrollment in Continuous Evaluation (CE) program. Select courses of instruction may require a SCI clearance with access to SI/TK. JFSC SSO will provide SCI Read in/Out indoctrination to students who have a fully/current adjudicated clearance with SCI eligibility reported in DISS, but do not have a servicing SSO. Clearance information can be forwarded to JFSC SSO via DISS SMO code DJJNDU7 or JWICS message to SSO JFSCOL

In addition, all students must complete a Security Clearance Registration Course Application Form via the Joint Event Management System (JEMIS). All security clearance information must be passed to the JFSC Security Office at least 30 days prior to the first day of class.  

If you have questions or need assistance, contact JFSC SSO via email at sso@ndu.edu or by phone at 757-443-6352/24.

JFSC SSO unclass fax: 757-443-6035/46.


Joint and Combined Warfighting School-Hybrid (JCWS-H)

 

Students attending JCWS-H require a SECRET clearance at a minimum based on a personal security investigation within the last 10 years or deferred enrollment in Continuous Evaluation (CE) program. Clearance information can be forwarded via DISS SMO code DJJNDU7.

In addition, all students must complete a Security Clearance Registration Course Application Form via the Joint Event Management System (JEMIS). All security clearance information must be passed to the JFSC Security Office at least 30 days prior to the first day of class.  

If you have questions or need assistance, contact JFSC SSO via email at sso@ndu.edu or by phone at 757-443-6352/24. JFSC SSO unclass fax: 757-443-6035/46.


Joint Command, Control & Information Operations School (JC4ICSOC)

 

JC4ICSOC is taught at the SCI Level and requires a SCI clearance with access to SI/TK. SSO will provide SCI Read in/Out indoctrination to students who have a full and current adjudicated clearance within the last six (6) years or deferred enrollment in Continuous Evaluation (CE) program with SCI eligibility reported in DISS, but do not have a servicing SSO. Clearance information can be forwarded to JFSC SSO via DISS SMO code DJJNDU7or via JWICS message to SSO JFSCOL.

In addition, all students must complete a Security Clearance Registration Course Application Form via the Joint Event Management System (JEMIS). All security clearance information must be passed to the JFSC Security Office at least 30 days prior to the first day of class.  

If you have questions or need assistance, contact JFSC SSO via email at sso@ndu.edu or by phone at 757-443-6352/24. JFSC SSO unclass fax: 757-443-6035/46.


Joint Information Operations Planners’ Course (JIOPC)

 

JIOPC is taught at the SCI Level and requires a SCI or Interim SCI clearance with access to SI/TK/G/HCS-P. Clearance information can be forwarded to JFSC SSO via DISS SMO code DJJNDU7 or via JWICS message to SSO JFSCOL.  JFSC SSO will provide SCI Read in/Out indoctrination to U.S. students who have a full and current adjudicated clearance within the last six (6) years or deferred enrollment in Continuous Evaluation (CE) program with SCI eligibility and reported in DISS, but do not have a servicing SSO.

In addition, all students must complete a Security Clearance Registration Course Application Form via the Joint Event Management System (JEMIS). All security clearance information must be passed to the JFSC Security Office at least 30 days prior to the first day of class.  

If you have questions or need assistance, contact JFSC SSO via email at sso@ndu.edu or by phone at 757-443-6352/24. JFSC SSO unclass fax: 757-443-6035/46.