Lt. Gen. Michael Plehn

Lt Gen Michael T. Plehn, USAF
17th President, NDU


Additional Resources

Access RequestMcNair Gate Access for those without CACs or PIVs
AY 23-24 North Campus Key Academic Dates (forthcoming)
AY 23-24 North Campus Student Orientation (forthcoming)
AY 23-24 North Campus Electives Catalog (forthcoming)
AY 23-24 North Campus Military Student Service In-Briefs (forthcoming)
AY 23-24 North Campus Civilian Student Voluntary Pre-Briefs (forthcoming)
Defense Travel System: Training required prior to first time creation of a travel authorization (CAC required) 
DoD SAFEA DOD enterprise-wide method of securely transferring UNCLASSIFIED, FOUO and large files
Government Travel Card: Training mandated by the Travel and Transportation Reform Act of 1998 (CAC required)
IT GuidanceFor NDU's Bring-Your-Own-Device environment
Privacy Program: Guidance on data usage, transmitting sensitive info, and NDU's privacy compliance
Security Clearance Reqs: Info on JEMIS registration and passing security clearances to NDU  














Welcome Class of 2024!

It's a pleasure to welcome you to National Defense University's Class of 2024.

We encourage you to visit this webpage often, as we are constantly updating and adding key information to help you make a smooth transition to your new assignment. 

We look forward to your arrival and we are excited about accompanying you on your educational journey during the upcoming academic year. 

All Students Must Complete Cybersecurity Requirements

Access to NDU information systems is predicated on user compliance with DoD/NDU cybersecurity regulations. No student will receive access to any NDU system until the student has accurately, fully and verifiably completed all mandatory DoD/NDU cybersecurity requirements. See the following program-specific web pages for cybersecurity compliance instructions and forms:

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

COVID Guidance

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