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Instruction Begins

Date: January 3, 2023
Location: Naval Postgraduate School

Instruction begins on Tues, January 3, 2023.

For additional student resources, please visit the NPS Student site.

Foundations of Academic Writing

Date: January 6, 2023
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: King Hall (Zoom Webinar for DL students)

In this series of presentations, students will learn the basics of what is expected of their written work, gain survival skills, and receive an overview of the writing process.

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Mandatory Thesis Brief for March 2023 Graduates

Date: January 10, 2023 to January 12, 2023
Location: Webinar

Thesis Processing Brief: Mandatory for March 2023 Graduates

** Future graduates are encouraged to attend**

What: Learn how to get your thesis accepted by the Thesis Processing Office (TPO), the final step listed on your Python Thesis Dashboard! The brief will cover the submission process, schedule, and formatting, and lasts approximately 55 minutes.

Where: Attend in-person in GL 102 or virtually—Zoom software download is required.
When: Three sessions are offered; pick only one*:

  • Tuesday, 10 January at Noon PST, Glasgow 102 or via webinar
  • Wednesday, 11 January at Noon PST, Glasgow 102 or via webinar
  • Thursday, 12 January at Noon PST, Glasgow 102 or via webinar

How: For meeting information and Zoom link, visit

  • In-person attendees: Immediately following the brief, you will be handed an attendance code to enter into your Python Thesis Dashboard’s Milestones section.
  • Webinar attendees: The week following the brief, you will be emailed an attendance code to enter into your Python Thesis Dashboard’s Milestones section.
  • Viewers watching the recording: Please contact your ed tech for an attendance code to enter into your Python Thesis Dashboard’s Milestones section.

Only March 2023 master’s graduates and June 2023 doctoral candidates will receive codes for attendance credit at the January briefs.

*If you miss the live presentation, you are required to view all handouts and watch the recorded brief video, which will be posted at the above URL the week of 16 January.

Martin Luther King’s Birthday

Date: January 16, 2023

Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday is a federal holiday celebrated on Monday, January 16, 2023.

For more on federal holidays, please visit OPM.GOV.

Leadership & Communication Program for Senior Supervisors (LCSS)

Date: January 23, 2023 to January 26, 2023
Location: Online 

JIFX 23-2: NPS Field Laboratory at Camp Roberts

Date: February 6, 2023 to February 10, 2023
Location: Camp Roberts

Focus Area: Human Performance Monitoring & Situational Awareness

JIFX events provide an opportunity for technology developers to interact with operational personnel to determine how their technology and ideas may support or enhance USG/DoD capabilities. The environment facilitates a collaborative learning environment between government, academia, industry, and NGOs to promote the identification and assessment of emerging and maturing technologies. These events enable rapid iteration on nascent technologies with the direct input of end users. Visit the JIFX website to learn more. 

Black Sea Security Symposium

Date: February 7, 2023
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Ingersoll Hall Auditorium, Room #122

The Black Sea region is an important arena affecting several critical issues of U.S. national security, including U.S.—Russian strategic competition, freedom of navigation at sea, and European energy security.  The symposium will focus on “The Role of the Black Sea in Global Energy Security” and will highlight the region’s importance in NATO and U.S. security. Ambassadors and ministers from the Black Sea and South Caucasus countries, NATO organizations, as well as senior officials from the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of State, and the U.S. Navy will share their insights regarding issues important to this region. 

Please register here:

For questions pertaining to the symposium, please reach out to Ms. Tahmina Karimova at 

Presidents' Day

Date: February 20, 2023

Presidents' Day is observed the third Monday of February in honor of George Washington, the first President of the United States. President's Day also honors the legacy of past presidents.

For more on this holiday please visit

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