At NSWCDD, academic education is one of our primary means of developing a workforce ready to take on the challenges of today and tomorrow. As such, Dahlgren Division is committed to offering academic programs that provide employees access to quality education in disciplines relevant to our mission needs. Participating employees work closely with management to develop and execute an academic plan that aligns their professional goals and the mission objectives of NSWCDD. Those who are enrolled in an NSWCDD endorsed academic program of study and complete all necessary registration procedures by required deadlines are eligible for upfront payment of academic tuition and associated fees. Employees may also be reimbursed for required academic textbooks upon submittal of a final course grade that meets NSWCDD academic program standards.