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All Marine Corps personnel reporting to Marine Corps Base (MCB) Quantico during normal working hours will report in to the Installation Personnel Administration Center (IPAC) located on the second deck of Building 2006, Hawkins Avenue, (Headquarters & Service Battalion Building). The IPAC phone number is (703) 784-4466. Upon reporting in, IPAC will provide initial administrative check-in assistance including OQR/SRB updates, original orders endorsements, travel claims, unit diary and assignment to the Welcome Aboard Briefing. After completing IPAC check-in, personnel should report to Officer Candidates School (OCS) for issuance of their check-in sheets and further in-processing.

All personnel reporting in after normal working hours will check in with the Area Officer of the Day, located at Headquarters & Service Battalion, Bldg. 2006, for administrative and temporary billeting assistance. On the first work day after arriving, personnel will report to IPAC for check-in processing. The Command Duty Officer phone number is (703) 784-2707/4096. Officers and Staff NCOs requiring bachelor housing will report to the Bachelor Housing Office in Liversedge Hall for assignment.

Immediately upon check-in, permanent personnel will be required to submit training certificates in addition completing a system authorization access request (SAAR; DD Form 2875, (Sept 2017) in order to establish or migrate network and usmc.mil email accounts. 

The following MarineNet courses are required:


  • CYBERM0000 USMC Cyber Awareness
    • The USMC Cyber Awareness course includes two courses. Marines will be required to submit a certificate for each sub-course: 
    • DODIA10000 DOD Information Assurance Awareness
    • PII0090000 USMC Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
  • As part of staff orientation, the following MarineNet course must also be completed:
  • BISC-010 Basic Instructor Skills Course

*The Basic Instructor Skills Course will be waived if a given Marine has already completed the Formal School of Instruction Course.