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DCO Indoctrination Course - Required Paperwork/Items to Bring

Below is the required paperwork needed for each student reporting to Officer Training Command Newport.  You will receive all paperwork back at the end of the course.

Direct Commission Officer Indoctrination Course Required Paperwork

  • Reserve Orders and any Modifications (Original Copy)
  • Copies of prescriptions from civilian physicians if taking prescription medication. At minimum, a 2 week supply of medication should be hand carried with you. This includes inhalers and Epi-Pens.
  • Flu vaccine records (especially if they have been given by a civilian provider and haven't been recorded by the military medical system).
  • Extra eyeglasses or contact lenses as well as your eye prescription in case of damage or loss.
  • Naval Operational Support Center (NOSC) Name/Phone/Fax

Other Items:

  • **Special Dietary and Religious needs must be expressed on the first day of training. OTCN will do everything possible to accommodate all special and religious needs without compromising training.
  • Money: Meals will be paid for by each student prior to graduating from DCOIC. Meals cost approximately $14.00/day or approximately $100 per week. Only credit/debit cards or personal checks are accepted as payments for meals at the Navy Galley. Additionally, students should plan on uniform expenses to be approximately $2,000 - $3,000 if they arrive with no uniforms. Uniforms must be paid for at the beginning of training. Other expenses are included on the FAQ page.

Dependency Application/Record of Emergency Data Verification:
Please verify your NSIPS Dependency Data WITHIN 180 DAYS OF REPORTING on AT/ADT orders to avoid any delays in processing your pay. Members must verify all applicable dependents (including spouse) are marked "Co-located". Please work with your NOSC/Unit to correct any discrepancies.
To verify/update dependency data:

  • Login into NSIPS: https://nsipsprod.nmci.navy.mil/nsipsclo/jsp/index.jsp
  • Once logged in click on "View Personal Information" in the middle of page.
  • Then choose "Dependency Data" link.
  • Scroll through your dependency data. If everything looks good click the blue "Yes" button (the last verification date will not update until you go out of the page and go back in).
  • If you do have changes to make to your dependency data, this needs to be coordinated through your NOSC.
  Verified Current - July 2018  
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