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13th International Mine Warfare Symposium

Date: May 22, 2018 to May 24, 2018
Location: Embassy Suites

The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), the Office of Naval Research (ONR), OPNAV (N95), and The Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research (CRUSER) are pleased to announce the Thirteenth International Mine Warfare Technology Symposium in Monterey, California, May 22-24, 2018.

The Symposium is unclassified with foreign participation expected and welcome. Event speakers from a range of expertise will address a broad range of topics including the current status and future requirements of mine warfare technology.

For more information, please visit Undersea Warfare Academic Group site.

MOVES Academic Working Group and Open House

Date: May 23, 2018 to May 24, 2018
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: Various

Modeling, Virtual Environments, and Simulation (MOVES) Academic Working Group and Open House are scheduled for May 23-24, 2018. This event allows stakeholders to collaborate and view research that has been conducted by faculty and students.


Agenda Overview

May 23 | 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
- Faculty Research Presentations (Ingersoll 122)
- Student Thesis Research Presentations (Ingersoll 122)
- No Host Social (Roman Plunge Pool)


May 24 | 8:45 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
- Stakeholder Panel (Ingersoll 122)
- Alumni Panel (Ingersoll 122)
- Open House (Watkins 275/285)

Concert On The Lawn

Date: May 28, 2018 to May 28, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: In front of Hotel Del Monte

Memorial Day - Concert On The Lawn is scheduled for Monday, May 28 at 10:00 a.m. in front of the Historic Hotel Del Monte. Bring your own blanket and chairs. Enjoy food and beverages brought to you by Club Del Monte. No outside food or beverage is permitted.

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Memorial Day

Date: May 28, 2018 to May 28, 2018

Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May, remembering the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.

For more on this holiday and others, please click here.

76th Battle of the Midway Dining-Out

Date: June 2, 2018 to June 2, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Hotel Del Monte

The 76th Battle of the Midway Dining-Out is scheduled for Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Naval Support Activity Monterey in the Historic Hotel Del Monte. The event will be hosted by the Monterey Bay Commandery of the Naval Order.

This “Black tie” dinner is open to all active and retired service members and community friends. Guests holding confirmed reservations will have gate access the evening of the dinner.

Please visit event site for tickets and more information.


Field Experimentation 18-3

Date: June 4, 2018 to June 8, 2018
Time: Various
Location: Camp Roberts National Guard Base

The next NPS Joint Interagency Field Experimentation (JIFX) event will take place June 4-8 at Camp Roberts National Guard Base. The event provides a unique opportunity to explore the future of unmanned/autonomous systems technology through experimentation in a realistic field environment. Experiments from many other focus areas will also be accepted to attend.

All NPS Faculty and Students are invited to attend as experimenters or observers of the event.

Submit your experiment proposal before 20 April 2018 to attend!

Visit for more information and to submit your proposal.

Pre-graduation Awards Ceremony

Date: June 5, 2018 to June 5, 2018
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Quarterdeck

The Spring 2018 Quarter Awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.
For additional Information, please visit Graduation Schedule site.

Spring Quarter Graduation Ceremony

Date: June 15, 2018 to June 15, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: King Hall

The Naval Postgraduate School Spring Quarter Graduation Ceremony is scheduled for Friday, June 15, 2018.
The graduation streaming video will be available on June 15 shortly before the start of the ceremony. Please click here to watch the Graduation Ceremony - LIVE.
For dress uniform and more information, please visit the NPS Graduation site.


Systems Engineering DL Program Applications Deadline

Date: June 15, 2018 to June 15, 2018

Joint Executive Systems Engineering Management
Offered in Partnership with MIT Consortium for Leadership in Product Development for the 21st Century Commencing Monday, 10 September 2018
Program Delivered via Distance Learning

The Naval Postgraduate School Department of Systems Engineering is pleased to announce this year’s offering of the Joint Executive Systems Engineering Management (SEM) distance learning (DL) master’s degree program offered in partnership with MIT’s “Educational Consortium for Leadership in Product Development in the 21st Century” (PD21).  The SEM-PD21 program is a two-year, eight-quarter, part-time master’s degree program delivered in an executive format.  The September 2018-2020 class (Cohort 721-191) will commence with a two-week kickoff on campus in Monterey, CA. September 10–21, 2018.

The 2018-2020 class (Cohort 721-191) is limited to 30 students.  Each service sponsor (Army, Air Force, Navy) and defense contractors are allocated minimum of 5 seats. Any remaining open seats are available to service sponsors or the best qualified candidates from any DOD or federal agency.  The program is open to qualified uniformed officers, federal employees, and defense contractor civilians.  Qualified active duty Navy and Marine Corps officers may be eligible for NPS mission funding but the student or their command will be responsible to purchase books and pay for all associated travel.

Attached are the full program announcement, the curriculum lineup of courses, and the associated tuition letter.  Tuition must be collected before commencement of each class (see tuition letter for due dates and additional details).  A fully executed support agreement (MOA for Navy commands or DD1144 for all others) is required before a student can be officially enrolled in an NPS program.

The program is offered by distance learning over the Internet with a blended mix of synchronously delivered courses using COLLABORATE, an academic Internet web-conferencing tool, and asynchronously delivered courses using SAKAI, an online course management system.  Students attend a two-week kickoff on campus, a one-week industry trip each year, and a one-week graduation week.  For more information, visit the website below.

To apply, applicants should visit the SEM-PD21 website, select “Apply Now” in the Quick Links section.  Once in the NPS online application, select the 721 Curriculum, commencing timeframe is Academic Year 2019, Academic Quarter 1.

Applications accepted ONLINE through:  15 June 2018

Reporting Date (International)

Date: June 17, 2018 to June 17, 2018

International Students are to report back on June 17, 2018.

Please visit Academic Calendar for upcoming dates or NPS Student homepage for Incoming, prospective, current and distance learning.

Cyber Endeavour 2018

Date: June 19, 2018 to June 21, 2018
Location: University of Texas

The Cyber Endeavour 2018 symposium will take place at the University of Texas, San Antonio, TX from June 19-21.

For more information and registration, please visit

Cyber Endeavour is an annual, Department of Defense-sponsored conference that brings together military and civilian practitioners from across government, industry, and academia to address the nexus of cyberspace and national security. Cyber Endeavour is an interactive, working level event for leaders and operators to discuss the most critical Cyber challenges facing our nation and armed services, and to identify potential solutions. Cyber Endeavour is a two-part event that consists of a Leadership Symposium and Cyber-X Games. The Leadership Symposium is 3-days of presentations and panels by authorities from government, services, academia and industry. Cyber-X Games is a co-located 7-day operational exercise where participants are challenged in scenarios relevant to the topics discussed in the Symposium.

Reporting Date

Date: June 25, 2018 to June 25, 2018

U.S. Students are to report back on June 25, 2018.

Please visit Academic Calendar for upcoming dates or NPS Student homepage for Incoming, prospective, current and distance learning.

Exploring Artificial Intelligence for Space Applications

Date: June 27, 2018 to June 28, 2018
Location: Herrmann Hall

The Center for Multi-INT Studies will be hosting a Technical Exchange “Exploring Artificial Intelligence for Space Applications” on June 27-28, 2018. The event will take place at the Naval Postgraduate School in Hermann Hall.
The Technical Exchange will cover topics on machine learning and deep learning applied to machine cognition and automated sense making for coordinated space systems applications. Presentations and discussions will cover topics in automated sense making where machine cognition is used to distill meaningful knowledge from disparate sources of information. Topics covering how artificial intelligence is used in self-monitoring, recursive design, and detection of an agent’s intent and deliberate behaviors will be examined with a highly focused group of thought-leaders, government experts, and academia.
For more information, please visit Center for Milti-INT Studies site.

Human Systems Integration DL Applications Deadline

Date: July 2, 2018 to July 2, 2018

Deadline for Application is July 2, 2018

The Naval Postgraduate School is pleased to announce open registration for the nation’s premier distance learning Master of Human Systems Integration (HSI) degree program and Human Systems Integration Certificate program. Both programs are open to all federal government employees (military and civilian) and to defense con-tractor employees (on a space available basis).

HSI Certificate Program
Program length is one year (four consecutive academic quarters, one course per quarter). Course delivery is asyn-chronous (with weekly assignments). Graduates earn the NPS HSI Certificate!

Master’s Degree in HSI Program
Program length is two years (eight consecutive academic quarters, two classes per quarter) with plans to have one synchronous and one asynchronous class per quarter. Graduates earn an HSI Certificate, the Master’s Degree in HSI, and DAU Course Credits!
Application Process for Both Programs:
To apply please visit
Program designators: HSI Certificate Program - 262; Master’s Degree in HSI - 359
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HSI Master’s Degree Program:

Independence Day

Date: July 4, 2018 to July 4, 2018

Independence Day is a federal holiday celebrated on July 4th. On this day in 1776 the Declaration of Independence was adopted at the Second Continental Congress.

For more information, please visit

Labor Day

Date: September 3, 2018 to September 3, 2018

Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday of September. This day is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.

For more information, please visit