Direct Commission Officer
Welcome to the home page for the Direct Commission Officer
Indoctrination Course (DCOIC)! DCOIC is one of five officer
accession programs we operate here at Officer Training Command
The Direct Commission Officer Indoctrination Course is the
foundation for your success as a member of the Naval Officer Corps.
The course is comprehensive, intense, and designed to facilitate
your introduction to your responsibilities as a naval officer. The
course will also introduce the newly commissioned officer to the
military structure of the United States Navy, the rich history of
traditions and customs, our legal system and finally, military
etiquette. DCOIC is extremely demanding both physically and
The website addresses check-in procedures, lodging, messing,
transportation, uniforms, and various other topics.
We look forward to your arrival. Report to the quarterdeck of King
Hall (Bldg. 291) no later than1700 on the Sunday before your class
convenes. The class convenes on Monday at 0445. If you have any
questions, please consult the information included in the DCOIC
website or contact DCOIC Administrative Assistant at 401-841-2264,
Mon. – Fri. from 0800-1600. For emergency issues or problems with
check-in after hours and on weekends contact the Command Duty
Officer (CDO) at 401‑862‑4321.
Officer Training Command Newport