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COVID-19 Information for National Emergency Training Center Students

Note: effective July 28, 2021, all Federal employees, onsite contractors, and visitors, regardless of vaccination status or level of COVID transmission in your local area, are required to wear a mask inside all DHS workspaces and Federal buildings.

We will be performing scheduled maintenance on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 starting at 8:00 AM EST. This is a planned one (1) day, 24 hour EXTENDED OUTAGE, ending Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at 8:00 AM EST. All EMI web services will be unavailable for this time period. Please contact us if you experience any issues outside of this maintenance window.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency continues to monitor the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as it relates to COVID-19. To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the CDC is encouraging organizations to promote social distancing, hold meetings via videoconferencing, reduce non-essential travel, and adjust or postpone events and gatherings. We also continue to evaluate the local and national situation and will provide regular updates.

Students will be notified in advance concerning the status of their on-campus course offering.

We thank you for your understanding, and we invite you to visit our extensive catalog of Independent Study Courses as well as classroom courses available by virtual delivery.


NDSPTS Online Admissions Application

Students applying for the Virtual National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar will have to submit their applications by using the link below. NETC have discontinued the practice of students submitting paper applications (FEMA Form 119-25-1).

Deadline for Registration: January 15, 2021

To apply for the NDSPTS click here: NETC Online Admissions Application

Helpful Hints in Applying for NDSPTS:

  • Use Course Code: K8535
  • Course Dates: February 16-19, 2021
  • Know your FEMA Student Identification (SID) number prior to applying for a course; if you do not have a SID number please obtain one at
  • All EMI and NFA applications require an electronic approval from the head of your sponsoring organization. You will need the name, title, and email address of this person to submit the application. (Some examples: your supervisor, department head, etc.)

Note: The current version of the online admissions application is not compatible with mobile devices.

Attention non-US citizens, the admissions office must have your application no later than December 1, 2020, in order to process it. For more information visit Foreign Applicant Policies.

For additional seminar information contact, the VNDSPT by email at Any admissions inquiries should be directed to:

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