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The Naval Postgraduate School is a closed military base. To enter the grounds, you must be placed on the access list, at least 24 hours in advance. Your host at NPS must do this for you. To double check that your name is on the list, please call 656.3861 or 656.1174.

The Cebrowski Institute
Naval Postgraduate School
1411 Cunningham Road
Glasgow Hall East, Room 318
Monterey, CA 93943-5001
831.656.1132 – voice
831.656.3994 – fax

From the Monterey Airport

(NPS is 4 minutes by cab)

  1. Take Olmstead Road out of the airport.
  2. Turn right almost immediately onto Garden Road (if you come to a traffic light, you've gone too far).
  3. Take Garden Road about one mile until it dead ends at a traffic light. The fairgrounds will be on your right.
  4. Turn left onto Mark Thomas Drive.
  5. At the first traffic light, turn right onto Sloat Avenue.
  6. Go under Highway 1 (about 50 yards).
  7. At the stop sign, take an immediate right, which is the 9th-street entrance to NPS.
  8. See the campus map for places to park once inside the grounds.

From the San Francisco Bay Area

(Approx 125 miles, allow 2 hours 15 minutes on good days to get to Monterey.)

  1. Take Highway 101 south towards San Jose.
  2. In approximately 13 miles, take 85 south. Stay on 85 until the very end, which brings you back to 101 south.
  3. Follow directions below.

From Silicon Valley

(Approx 85 miles, allow 1 hour and 35 minutes.)>

  1. Take Highway 101 south towards Prunedale. 
  2. Exit Highway 156 west (to the Monterey Peninsula).
  3. After approximately 5 miles, 156 merges with Highway 1 south.
  4. Stay on Highway 1 south for about 14 miles.
  5. Exit Highway 1 at the "Del Monte/Pacific Exit".
  6. This exit puts you westbound on Del Monte Road.
  7. At the third stoplight on Del Monte, turn left onto Sloat Avenue.
  8. Turn left into NPS main entrance at 9th St.
  9. See the campus map for places to park once inside the grounds.

Error recovery

  1. If you miss the Highway 1 "Del Monte/Pacific Grove Exit", skip the Casa Verde and Salinas exits and get off freeway at "Monterey."
  2. Get in the far-right lane of the exit and turn right onto Aguajito Road.
  3. Take an immediate sharp right turn onto 10th St.
  4. Take 10th St. to Sloat Avenue.
  5. Cross Sloat and enter NPS at the 9th-street gate.
  6. See the map for places to park.

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