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Travel Itinerary

A Base Access Roster will be completed by all attendees.  Complete the form on this page below with your information and to tell us your travel plans for POLA or EMS.  You must provide your own transportation to and from NAVSTA Newport. We do not have the volunteer resources to transport cadets to the airports, train, and bus stations in the area.

All students must arrive between 1200 and 1500 on December 26, 2018.
The uniform of the day on check-in day is Navy Working Uniform (NWU)

All students must depart no later than 1230 on January 1, 2019.

For Cadets arriving by personal vehicle: In addition to completing the Base Access Form (below), all Drivers without existing military installation access must present a driver’s license, registration, and proof of insurance to the Pass Office to obtain temporary pass in order to bring your car onto NAVSTA Newport. The Pass Office (299 Cloyne Court, Newport, RI) is located on the right before the bridge that leads onto Naval Station Newport. If the pass office is closed, proceed to Gate 1 and present the same documentation.

Taxi/shuttle information: Instruct the driver to drop you off at the NAVSTA Newport Pass & ID office outside Gate 1. The address is 299 Cloyne Court, Newport, Rhode Island. When you arrive, please call the 
ATC New England duty officer-of-the-day and request a pickup.

Orange Cab operates a shuttle from T. F. Green Airport in Providence, Rhode Island (Code "PVD") to Newport. Departures from the airport vary with the season and the day of the week; to obtain current schedule information and make reservations, call 401-841-0020, or visit The shuttle service is about approximately $30.00 each way, gratuity not included. An additional taxi ride from Newport to the base will be necessary, at an additional cost. Travel from the airport to Gate 1 will be at least 60 minutes depending on traffic and weather conditions.

For Cadets traveling by commercial air, bus, or train:

Do not make any reservations until your billet is APPROVED in Magellan.

Please make all commercial air reservations into and from T.F. Green Providence Airport (code "PVD").

You are hereby advised that you should purchase REFUNDABLE airline tickets. There is always a possibility that between now and December 26 this training will be cancelled or the dates changed.

You should arrange to have your transportation leave sufficiently late on 01 January 2019 to allow you to attend graduation (which will end at approximately 12:00pm), get a taxi at the front gate, and travel from the base to the embarking point.

Please make sure that you have enough money for shuttle/taxi to and from your destination, as well as some spare emergency cash.

Please make sure that you have a cell phone with you while you travel. You should call or text home at the beginning and end of each leg of your journey. If there are any itinerary changes, delays, or cancellations, you should call home first and then call the POLA officer-of-the-day (phone number to be posted before training).

You will be required to call home as soon as you arrive in the barracks. Your parents should expect a phone call at that time.

DO NOT travel in uniform on airplanes, trains, or buses. This is a U.S. Navy rule, as well as a USNSCC rule.

After you have been Approved for a billet at ATC New England, all cadets must submit this form within 7 days, but no later than December 15, 2018.