Visitor Access

Contact Information

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799
Room: AFRRI Building 42
Security Director
(301) 295-3033
FAX (301) 295-1901

After hours emergencies

Contact the USU Security Guard Force at (301) 295-3038 or 295-3039

USU Campus

Security: Visitor Access

Escorting Visitors 

Personnel with the following Identifications may escort visitors/guest onto Naval Support Activity Bethesda (NSAB) and must remain with them at ALL TIMES

  • Military personnel (Active/Reserve)
  • Retired military members
  • Dependents of military personnel
  • DoD Civil Service (Civilian) personnel 
  • Personnel with NSAB Access Credential with identified escort privileges 

For the most current guidance and information on NSAB’s Trusted Travel program, please click on the below link


Unescorted/Pre-Vetted Access List 

All visitors request to Naval Support Activity Bethesda (NSAB) must be submitted through an ENCRYPTED email to sends e-mail) at least (3) business days in advance to NSAB Pass and ID Office. A copy of a completed SECNAV Form 5512/ 1 must accompany the email request and must follow the below format. 

  • Date of Access 
  • Visitor's Name (Last, First Name as it appears on Driver's License)
  • Company
  • Destination on Base
  • Sponsor's Name
  • Sponsor's Desk Telephone Number

All request must be submitted through a U.S Government Email Address (.EDU or .MIL), and the requestor must be active duty military or Civil Service member.


Visitors Same Day Access

If a DoD escort is unavailable or unable to meet the deadline of three business days, sponsors must submit an email request with the above format to sends e-mail) (link sends e-mail)and direct the visitor to the NSAB Pass & ID office located in Building 102 (North Gate 1). 


NSAB Gate Schedule

NSAB Gate operations is fluid and ever-changing, please click the below link for the current gate operation advisories and hours


For additional assistance with Base Access you may contact the NSAB Pass & ID office at (301)295-4578 or USU Security at (301)295-3033.