The Office of the Registrar may verify the current or former attendance of a student from a telephone conversation. The office may be contacted at (410) 293-6383. Have available the student's name, year(s) of attendance, and the last four digits of their social security number and date of birth. The office will verify dates of attendance and degrees without requiring a student's release of that information.
Sometimes more formal documentation of attendance is needed. Insurance companies and human resources departments, for instance, often have a unique form that must be submitted. Forms may be directed to the Office of the Registrar, United States Naval Academy, 589 McNair Rd., Annapolis, MD 21402-5031 or may be sent via fax to (410) 293-2327. If such a form requests more information than dates of attendance and degrees earned, the form will need to be accompanied by the student's signed release for the information.
Letters of attendance are available upon request, with the same stipulations. These may be requested via a telephone call to the Office of the Registrar at (410) 293-6383. Such letters have been used to document USNA time that may count toward civilian retirements but that is not included on a graduate's DD-214. If a non-graduate requires a copy of the form DD-214 separation document, that must be requested in writing as private information is included on that document.