Command and General Staff School
CGSC Inbound Information
Welcome to the Command and General Staff College, and congratulations as a selectee.
This web site is maintained by the US Student Division (USSD). It is designed to help you get started in your preparation to relocate to Fort Leavenworth and provide you an overview of the Command and General Staff Officers' Course.
KEY DATES CLASS 2014-01
Provides information concerning reporting dates, prep course dates, inprocessing, and course start and end dates.
Prior To Arrival
Please Note: CGSC selectees, having a valid Army Training Requirements and Resources System (ATTRS) reservation will receive, through your AKO account, an e-mail from the Student Activities Program Manager by 26 April 2013. Administrative data provided will be information and instructions to aid in the completion of the online Student Record Form, pre-requisites, and accompanying forms.
Hard copy welcome packets are no longer sent!
Access to the CGSC online registration requires an AKO login. You MUST arrive here with a valid CAC ID Card and an AKO account.
US Army Officers Requesting Early Reporting
Officers must receive written permission to report to Fort Leavenworth prior to the NET reporting date specified in this circular, regardless of the NET reporting date on your PCS orders. To request early reporting, you must submit a written request (via email) to your branch. Your branch must endorse the request approve or disapprove and send to the Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth Officer Strength Management Section, Phone: 913-684-2005.
A request template is below. Requests must include the following information: Name, Rank, Branch, SSN, class date, requested report date, current duty station and mailing address, DEROS (if applicable), current phone number and rationale for requesting early report.
Each request is evaluated on an individual basis. Reporting early subjects you to duty with an activity located at Fort Leavenworth as directed by the Commander, Combined Arms Center. For additional early arrival information please contact your branch manager or USSD.
To ensure a prompt response, be sure to include your complete e-mail address and commercial telephone number with each inquiry. Please do not hesitate to contact Command and General Staff School (CGSS) – US Student Division via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: You may also call us at Commercial 913-684-7313 or at DSN 552-7313
Please Note: We ask that you limit your inquiries to questions related to your pending permanent change of station, and save your academic questions until after you receive a registration letter sent via AKO.
Interagency Student Division – (913) 684-2443
The Circulars 350-1, 350-4, 350-5, pertain to US MILITARY PERSONNEL ONLY unless otherwise stated! International Officers must refer to CGSC Circular 12-1 for Administrative and Medical Information which is found on the IMSD web site.
CGSC Circular 350-1: CGSC Catalog. Via AKO/CAC login only.
CGSC Circular 350-4: Admin Instructions for Incoming CGSC Students. Via AKO/CAC login only.
CGSC Circular 350-5: Student Handbook: Scheduled for posting to the Faculty and Student Sharepoint sites, via AKO/CAC login only, September 2013.
Last Reviewed: March 26, 2013