Directions to National Defense University Fort Lesley J McNair, Washington D.C.
Welcome to the National Defense University. The University is located on the grounds of Fort Lesley J. McNair in Southwest Washington D.C. between the Anacostia River and the Washington Channel.
Via METRO: NDU is located about 1 mile from the Washington Metro’s Waterfrontstation on the Green Line. The station exit is in front of a Safeway store on the north side of M Street. Leaving the station, walk down 4th Street (S) three blocks until it ends and becomes P Street SW. Walk one block on P Street SW (E) to 2nd Street SW. Make a right on 2nd Street SW (S) following the brick wall on your right until you can make a right to enter Ft McNair Visitor Gate. Proceed through the gate until you get to the Security guard.
You will need to present a U.S. Government issued photo ID or passport.
You are subject to be searched.
Follow the Fort McNair Map to your destination.
NOTE: Please be careful walking after dark. The neighborhood could be dangerous at times and we recommend that you walk in groups.