You are to report to the Defense Information School, located at 6500 Mapes Road, and be in the classroom not later than 0755 the first day of class. All students are expected to check in at billeting not later than the day prior to class.
Parking: For those who have a vehicle, student parking is in the lot across from the school adjacent to the Shoppette. Once parked, cross the street (Zimborski Avenue). You will use the student entrance off Zimborski Avenue. Simply go through the doors, get a student's badge from the front desk, and proceed up the stairs. There will be Television behind the front desk to direct you to the appropriate room.
Student Login: Please remember the log-in and password you used to log onto the computers while here at DINFOS. You will be given your password and log-in after you in process you course.
Orders: Bring several copies of your orders. The first day begins with a welcome by the commandant and course coordinator along with in processing and small group introductions.
Absence policy: You need to determine your priorities before arriving. The head of the Defense Information School has the authority to grant time off from class for important business and emergencies, for military students. Civilian student requests for absence will be coordinated with their supervisor. Each request is reviewed individually. Absences for non-emergency, personal reasons are not normally approved. Clear your schedule now.
Exchange and Commissary Privileges: Only military ID cardholders are authorized to use Post Exchange and Commissary facilities.
Service Detachment Check-in: All students (civilian and uniformed) must in-process at their service detachment. It is the responsibility of the student to accomplish this check in. Prepare to receive more information from your faculty on day one regarding service detachment in processing. At minimum each detachment should receive a copy of the orders that you brought to the course. See detachment links below in Where I Live section.
DINFOS Registrar ‘s Office
6500 Mapes Road Suite 2151
Ft. Meade, MD 20755
Phone: 301-677– 4648/4291
DSN: 622-4648/ 4291
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