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 

Unescorted/Pre-Vetted Access List 

All visitors request to Naval Support Activity Bethesda (NSAB) must be submitted through an ENCRYPTED email to 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 and direct the visitor to the NSAB Pass & ID office located in Building 102 (North Gate 1). 


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.