New Student Indoctrination

What is NSI?

NSI occurs during the summer before freshman year at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Illinois.  The goal of NSI is to provide standardized entry-level militarization and prepare midshipmen with a common training orientation. The 13-day Indoctrination Cruise serves as the launch point for the training of future naval officers and the development of their character and professional competence.  

Who attends NSI?

All scholarship recipients and College Program students accepted prior to May 1 must attend NSI.