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JIFX 20-4

Date: September 14, 2020 to September 18, 2020
Location: Hybrid

JIFX 20-4 is a hybrid virtual event that will continue JIFX’s long tradition of hosting premier experimentation events for industry, innovators, academia, military and government team members.  At JIFX 20-4, industry members will present their innovative technologies as part of a showcase to attendees. Concurrently, there will be dispersed live experimentation, seminars, workshops, and panel discussions centered around experimentation and working with the government. 


  • Engage in conversations with leading military science and technology advisors
  • Experience connections and meaningful discussions with innovative technology developers
  • Learn tips about working with the government and the Naval Postgraduate School

For more on this event, please visit NPS Field Experimentation online.

Reporting Date (U.S. Students)

Date: September 21, 2020

U.S. Students are to report back on Monday, September 21, 2020.

For arriving students, please stay informed and read the most current and applicable guidance from DoD leadership. Please visit Students or NPS COVID-19 websites for latest information.

Summer Quarter Graduation Ceremony

Date: September 25, 2020

The Naval Postgraduate School Summer Quarter Graduation Ceremony is currently scheduled for Friday, September 25, 2020.

Navy Life at Home

Date: September 30, 2020

Stay busy, healthy and safe while at home with Navy Life At Home! Resources including virtual counseling, virtual tours, educational tools for the kids, and much more!

Although our facilities are closed, Fleet and Family Readiness Support Programs are far from closed to helping our customers adjust to their new normal.  Our team of professionals have come up with genius proof ideas to keep yourself, family and loved ones safe and resilient.  We challenge you to keep busy while at home.

Please visit NavyLifeSW online for more.

Columbus Day

Date: October 12, 2020

Columbus Day is a federal holiday observed on the second Monday in October.

V-SGL With Lt. Gen. John Shanahan and Nand Mulchandani

Date: October 13, 2020
Time: 10:00 a.m
Location: Online

October 13, 2020 | 10:00 a.m (pacific) | Virtual Navy Guest Lecture (V-SGL)

Lecture Topic: Harnessing AI for National Security

Lt. Gen. John N.T. “Jack” Shanahan retired from active duty August 1st 2020 and was the inaugural Director, Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, Office of the Department of Defense responsible for accelerating the delivery of AI-enabled capabilities, scaling the department-wide impact of AI, and synchronizing AI activities to expand joint force advantages. Lt. Gen. Shanahan received his commission in 1984 as a distinguished graduate of the ROTC program at the University of Michigan. 

Nand Mulchandani serves as the Acting Director of the U.S. Department of Defense Joint Artificial Intelligence Center. Mulchandani brings more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry as a serial entrepreneur and senior executive in the enterprise infrastructure and security software industries to his service in the government to help transform the Department of Defense in adopting next-generation AI and software technologies. 

For more on this event, please visit  

Veteran’s Day

Date: November 11, 2020

Veterans Day will be observed on Wednesday, November 11 to honor the men and woman who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

Thanksgiving Day

Date: November 26, 2020

Thanksgiving Day is a federal holiday celebrated on November 26. In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest. Many regard this event as the nation's first Thanksgiving.

To learn more about the history of Thanksgiving, please visit

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