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Travel Itinerary

All students must arrive between 1200 and 1500 on December 26.

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.

For Cadet drop off or pick up:      Location is Gate 1 (click for directions)call the COTC at 617.240.6361 to be picked up an say goodbye to your ride there.  Or, if base access is preferred (also required to attend graduation) a Base Access security screening form is required. Naval Station Newport is a military installation with very strict access controls.  For all civilians 18+ wishing access to this installation you must complete a SECNAV 5512 security screening form, complete ALL remaining yellow highlighted fields, and allow a background check to be performed. (Click on this link to open the form.)  

        Base Access Form (click for form to open) upload completed forms to Magellan or you can email to the training Security Coordinator ENS Ken Roberts at  Call him 631-714-0765 if you have any questions on this process.

Cadet and personal vehicle access: If a Cadet is 18 and has no military base access privileges, then complete the Base Access form above, upload to Magellan, a background check is required for unescorted installation access.  If under 17 or under and driving, no unescorted base access will be allowed.  Park your car out in town, walk to Gate 1 and call the COTC at 617.240.6361 for a ride.  

Command Shuttle from TF Green airport,: We expect to have shuttles from the airport to Naval Station Newport.  Pick up times 11am and 2pm.  Please complete the online form at the bottom to get on the shuttle list.

Taxi/shuttle information: If you arrange your own transporation to the base instruct the driver to drop you off at 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 at 617.240.6361 and request a pickup at Gate 1.

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 COTC at 617.240.6361.

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 USNSCC rule.

If you are traveling alone by air, train, bus, shuttle, taxi, or rideshare then please update this travel log so we know where to get you.