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Welcome to the NPS Travel Office Website


The NPS Travel Office provides assistance and guidance for temporary duty travel (TDY/TAD) executed in support of the NPS mission.  We provide support and services to NPS faculty, staff, students, and other stakeholders including:


  • Administration of the Defense Travel System (DTS)

  • Administration of the Government Travel Charge Card (GTCC) Program

  • Processing of non-DTS business travel

  • Entry of foreign clearance requests via APACS


If you are just joining us or have been here a while but are traveling for the first time, the first step you'll need to take is to in-process with us. 


If you are leaving us, please take a moment to out-process with us.

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The NPS Travel Office requires that requests for action be submitted at least ten business days prior to a traveler's estimated departure date in most cases.  Submissions within ten business days of departure may be subject to denial based on current workload, system access, or other conditions beyond the control of the Travel Office.


Foreign nationals assigned to NPS required a minimum of fifteen business days lead time because of the requirement to process travel outside of DTS.


Student travel is processed with the understanding that the individual student has made the required notifications to individuals and offices that need to know the student will be away from NPS.  These individuals may include, but are not limited to:

  • Student Services

  • Program Officers

  • Faculty Members

  • Deputy/Dean of Students

  • Security Manager's Office

  • Department Administrative Staff

  • Command Administration

  • International Graduate Programs Office

Navy Students - Please coordinate with Student Services to secure LOA. Once provided, the NPS Travel Office can assist with entering 

Navy Faculty/Staff - Please request funding authorization from the Chief of Staff by way of Command Administration. Once provided, the NPS Travel Office can enter the LOA for you in DTS. 

Non-Navy Services - Please coordinate with your support detachment (i.e. MARDET or Fort Jackson) to request that your Service's medical LOA be made available to you via DTS cross-organizational line of accounting.

The NPS Travel Office specializes in temporary duty (TDY/TAD) travel and civilian PCS.  For Service members requiring PCS assistance or guidance, please utilize one of the following:


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1281 Leady Road, Monterey, CA 93940



Student Services

Hermann Hall, Room 039



US Navy Personnel

NPS Command Administration, Building 277



US Air Force Personnel

Presidio of Monterey, Building 834, Room 202/201



US Army Personnel

US Army Student Detachment, Fort Jackson, SC



US Marine Corps Personnel

Presidio of Monterey MARDET, Building 629B, Rifle Range Road



US Coast Guard Personnel

Alameda Coast Guard Station, Alameda Coast Guard Island


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Located in Hermann Hall, room 038



Located in Hermann Hall, room 038



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Open Monday through Friday 0730 to 1600

Closed Daily 1130 to 1230 for lunch

Closed Wednesdays 1330 to 1430 for training

Closed on Federal holidays

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