Selected Officer Candidates
Congratulations on your selection to Officer Candidate School
(OCS) and thank you for making the decision to serve your
country as a Naval officer. Very few men and women meet the
numerous screening requirements and have the dedication and
desire to earn a seat in OCS.
To successfully complete the program, you will need to
exhibit mental toughness, physical strength and conditioning,
and a never-quit attitude.
Below, accepted future Officer Candidates will find several
documents that will assist them with their pre-arrival
preparations. Your recruiter should have provided several of
these documents to you. If your recruiter has not
provided any of these documents, please contact him / her.
Commitment To Success Form (NAVCRUIT 1131/15)
– Provides formal check-list of information and documents for
selected future Officer Candidates to review with their
Preparation and Expectations Letter – Welcome
letter from the Director of Officer Candidate School. Provides
expectations for selected future Officer Candidates.
OCS Delayed Entry Program Guide – Provides
information on OCS, Navy Core Values, general information, rank
and insignia, qualification standards, and physical fitness
standards. All selected Officer Candidates are strongly
encouraged to review this guide in its entirety and begin
memorizing the information provided in the
Navy Fitness and Nutrition Guide – Provides
information on fitness and nutrition that will help ensure
selected candidates arrive at OCS healthy and ready to train.
Candidates who successfully complete training at OCS within the
prescribed course length arrive able to meet or exceed the
minimum physical standard of
Satisfactory Medium on all portions of the Navy Physical
Fitness Assessment. Candidates not able to meet these minimum
physical standards will struggle to complete the course in the
Naval Station Newport Base Map - Provides Naval
Station Newport base layout and location of OCS check-in and