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VADM F.J. Roegge, USN, 16th NDU President
VADM Fritz Roegge, USN
16th President, NDU

Welcome Class of 2020!

Congratulations on your selection for attendance as part of the National Defense University, Class of 2020. I welcome you and your family to NDU, the premier national security institution focused on advanced joint education, leader development and scholarship. NDU offers a unique academic environment to carry out the vital mission the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has given us: NDU develops joint warfighters and other national security leaders through rigorous academics, research and engagement to serve the common defense.

You were chosen because of your outstanding record of accomplishment, and your proven potential for future positions of leadership. NDU educates, develops, and inspires national security leaders through a comprehensive and collaborative academic experience to anticipate and confront national and global security challenges. Once here, you will be encouraged and taught to innovate, adapt, and think critically and imaginatively in order to anticipate and overcome future challenges to national security. Our commitment to this vision requires a combination of excellent faculty and subject matter experts, rigorous curricula and programs, and quality total health resources to make your time with us as beneficial and productive as possible.

Finally, I encourage you to visit this section of our website often, for important information to help you and your family make a smooth transition to Fort McNair and the Washington, D.C. area. Please pay particular attention to our registration requirements in the welcome letters and complete them as soon as possible. The NDU team and I look forward to your arrival and we are excited about the upcoming year. Welcome to NDU!

Sincerely,


F. J. ROEGGE
Vice Admiral, USN
16th President

IMPORTANT! All Students Must Complete Information Assurance (IA) 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 IA requirements. See the following program-specific web pages for IA Compliance instructions and forms:

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

Additional Resources



AY20 Calendar of Key Dates and Orientation Schedule/Presentations




IT Requirements and Guidance
For NDU's Bring-Your-Own-Computing-Device Environment


Government Travel Charge Card Info & Training *Requires CAC
Use of the travel card is mandated by the Travel and Transportation Reform Act of 1998

Defense Travel System Info & Training *Requires CAC
DTS training is required upon first time registration or first time creation of a travel authorization.