An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Senior Chief Logistics Specialist Norma Porter, the recipients of the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (SEA) Peter Tomich Distinguished Leadership Award delivers a speech at the SEA Class 254 graduation Sept. 1.

Orientation period: enrolled students gain access to the course in Blackboard on the Monday prior to the official class convening date. This gives students time to watch the orientation videos, download course materials, and become familiar with the course layout..

Previous Naval War College Blackboard users should continue to use the password they have been using.

Login Procedure.

Go to

Enter username: "first name-DOT-last name" without any spaces (Example - MICHAEL.PAROLA). Common names may also have a number (e.g., john.smith15). If you have a common name, call SEA registration at 401-841-4221 for your username.

Password: (leave blank). Click on "Forgot your password" and reset it to something you will remember.

Log in again with username and new password.

Select your course under "My Courses."

If you need further assistance with resetting your password or if you are having Empower/Blackboard issues, contact NWC IRD Helpdesk through the Samanage Portal ticketing system ( Please address issues to

Guidance-Card-Icon Dept-Exclusive-Card-Icon