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NSI Required Paperwork / Items to Bring

Below is the required paperwork for each student reporting to NSI.

Naval Sciences Institute Required Paperwork

  •       Endorsed Original Orders
  •       Detaching Evaluation or Extension Letter
  •       Agreement to Reenlist/Extend
  •       Record Of Emergency Data (PAGE 2). If you are newly married or have a new dependent child, the original marriage/birth certificates are required.
  •       SGLI
  •       Medical and Dental Records

Required Items To Bring:
-You will be issued all necessary uniform items upon arrival at NSI (See uniform requirements).  You will also receive a clothing allowance based on your rank (Prior Chief Petty Officers will not receive this, as they have already received an allowance).  Below are the items needed to begin training.
Note: Opportunities to go to the NEX will be limited during the first few weeks of training.

  •       T-Shirts (white, crew neck) – 9
  •       Underwear, Briefs (white) – 9 pairs
  • * boxer briefs boxer shorts/regular
  •       Athletic Socks (white) – 9 pairs (Any type)
  •       Towel – 1 each
  •       Washcloth – 1 each
  •       T-Shirts (white, crew neck) – 9
  •       Underwear, Briefs (white) – 9 pairs
  • *basic underwear
  •       Athletic Socks (white) – 9 pairs (Any type)
  •       Towel – 1 each
  •       Washcloth - 1 each
  •       Brassiere/Sports Bras
Personal Toiletries Personal Toiletries
    Basic Items Only
  •       Shaving gear
  •       Toothbrush/paste and floss
  •       Deodorant
  •       Soap/Shampoo
  •       Nail Clippers
    Basic Items Only (full size)
  •       Feminine Hygiene Products
  •       Toothbrush/paste and floss
  •       Deodorant
  •       Soap/Shampoo
  •       Nail Clippers

  •       Personnel with poly/wool khaki's or NWU Type III should bring them.
  •       All students need to bring a combination padlock.  (Key locks are not authorized.)
  •       All appropriate Ribbons, Medals, and Warfare Devices.
    Running Shoes:
  •       Quality running shoes minimize injury potential.
    Authorized Items:
  •       Cell Phones
  •       Wristwatch
  •       Wallet and Check Book
    Other Items:
  •       12” ruler
  •       2-3 black ink ball point pens
  •       Supplies for school, such as notebooks, etc.
    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.
  Last updated: December 21, 2018  
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