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Reporting Day


Date: June 26, 2017 to June 26, 2017

U.S. Students are to report back on June 26, 2017.
Please visit Academic Calendar for upcoming dates or NPS Student homepage for Incoming, prospective, current and distance learning.

Independence Day


Date: July 4, 2017 to July 4, 2017

The Fourth of July, or Independence Day, is a federal holiday that celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, 1776.
 
Visit the USA.gov website for information on firework safety, laws and celebrations; facts about the history of this holiday and a variety of holiday tips to make your 4th of July a fun day for the entire family.

Instruction Begins


Date: July 5, 2017 to July 5, 2017

Instruction begins on Wednesday, July 5, 2017.
For additional student resources, please visit the NPS Student site.

Leisure Fair


Date: July 6, 2017 to July 6, 2017
Time: 11:00 p.m.
Location: DKL Quad

The 6th Annual Leisure Fair is scheduled for Thursday, July 6th at 11:00 a.m. at the Dudley Knox Library Quad. Stay & Play, Travel & Relax. Interact with hotels, restaurants, amusement parks and more! Free Kids Zone! Open to All Eligible Patrons. View Flyer.

U.S. Navy Smart-Grid


Date: July 7, 2017 to July 7, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: ME Lecture Hall

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

The July 7, 2017 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “U.S. Navy Smart-Grid: Data and Control Toward a More Efficient and Resilient Enterprise” with Dr. Christopher Clark, Chemical Engineer, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Corona Division. ME Lecture Hall - 1:00 p.m.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group site for more information.

SGL with Capt. Jeff Bacon


Date: July 11, 2017 to July 11, 2017
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: King Auditorium

Secretary of the Navy Guest Lecture (SGL) is scheduled for Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in King Auditorium with Capt. Jeff Bacon, creator of the Broadside Cartoon in the Navy Times Magazine.

Introduction to the Power Grid


Date: July 14, 2017 to July 14, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Me Lecture Hall

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

The July 14, 2017 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Introduction to the Power Grid” with Mr. Erik Hale, Project Director, Power Engineers, INC. ME Lecture Hall - 1:00 p.m.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group site for more information.

Greening Initiatives at West Point


Date: July 21, 2017 to July 21, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: ME Lecture Hall

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

The July 21, 2017 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Greening Initiatives at the United States Military Academy, West Point” with LTC Mark Smith, PHD, USA, Academy Professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering. ME Lecture Hall - 1:00 p.m.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group site for more information.

Terawatt-Scale Photovoltaics


Date: July 28, 2017 to July 28, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: ME Lecture Hall

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

The July 28, 2017 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Terawatt-Scale Photovoltaics: Trajectories and Challenges” with Dr. Nancy Haegel, Center Director of the Materials Science Center, Materials and Chemical Science and Technology Directorate, National Renewable Energy Lab. ME Lecture Hall - 1:00 p.m.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group site for more information.

Engineered Electrodes for Safer Rechargeable Batteries


Date: August 11, 2017 to August 11, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: ME Lecture Hall

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

The August 11, 2017 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Engineered Electrodes for Safer Rechargeable Batteries” with Dr. Vilas Pol, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University. ME Lecture Hall - 1:00 p.m.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group site for more information.

Does OPEC have a Future?


Date: August 25, 2017 to August 25, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: ME Lecture Hall

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

The August 25, 2017 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Does OPEC have a Future?” with Dr. Bob Looney, Distinguished Professor, National Security Affairs Department, Naval Postgraduate School. ME Lecture Hall - 1:00 p.m.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group site for more information.

SGL with Gen. John Allen, USMC (ret.)


Date: August 29, 2017 to August 29, 2017
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: King Auditorium

Secretary of the Navy Guest Lecture (SGL) is scheduled for Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in King Auditorium with Gen. John Allen, USMC (ret.), Former Commander, International Security Assistance Force, and Commander, United States Forces – Afghanistan.

Bio
Gen. John R. Allen served as the Commander, International Security Assistance Force – Afghanistan and United States Forces – Afghanistan from July 2011 to February 2013.

Following commissioning, he attended The Basic School and was assigned to Second Battalion, 8th Marines, where he served as a platoon and rifle company commander. His next tour took him to Marine Barracks 8th and I, Washington, D.C., where he served at the Marine Corps Institute and as a ceremonial officer. General Allen then attended, and was the distinguished graduate of, the Postgraduate Intelligence Program of the Defense Intelligence College. He would serve subsequently as the Marine Corps Fellow to the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). He was the first Marine Corps officer inducted as a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Returning to the Fleet Marine Force in 1985, he commanded rifle and weapons companies and served as the operations officer of Third Battalion, 4th Marines. During this period he received the Leftwich Leadership Trophy. In 1988, General Allen reported to the Naval Academy where he taught in the political science department and also served as the jump officer and jump master of the Academy. In 1990, he received the William P. Clements Award as military instructor of the year. Read more…


Labor Day


Date: September 4, 2017 to September 4, 2017

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.


Visit the USA.gov website for further information about Labor Day.


Quarterly Awards Ceremony


Date: September 12, 2017 to September 12, 2017

The Summer Quarter Awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.

For additional Information, please visit Graduation Schedule site.


Summer Graduation Ceremony


Date: September 22, 2017 to September 22, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: King Auditorium

The Naval Postgraduate School Summer Quarter Graduation Ceremony is scheduled for Friday, September 22, 2017.

The graduation streaming video will be available on September 22 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.