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Getting Onboard at NMCSD

To get onboard at Naval Medical Center San Diego, you will need to provide photo identification. The following is a list of acceptable forms of identification for staff and visitors.

Staff

  1. Military: Military identification card, CAC card, or Naval Medical Center San Diego badge.
  2. Dependants: Dependant identification card or Naval Medical Center San Diego badge.
  3. Civilian: CAC card or Naval Medical Center San Diego badge.
  4. Contractors: CAC card or Naval Medical Center San Diego contractor's badge.

Please note that staff may utilize the Naval Medical Center San Diego badge to gain access, but the guard may request that you present your proper military identification card or CAC card. Staff is also required to have Department Of Defense decals on their vehicle. If you are staff and do not have decals, please expect the guards to question you about decal whereabouts.

Visitors

  1. Military: Military identification card, or CAC card
  2. Dependants: Dependant identification card.
  3. Civilian: Drivers License or Photo identification card.
  4. Contractors: Region contractor's badge or CAC card.

Please note that if your driver's license or photo identification is utilized, please expect to be questioned by the guard on your destination and reason for requiring access. Military visitors are required to have DOD decals on their vehicle. If you are military and do not have decals, please expect the guards to question you about decal whereabouts.

Where to Park - Parking Lots at NMCSD

Note: All marked reserved spaces are reserved 24 hrs, 7 days a week.

A-Lot:
Patient/visitor parking 24 hrs, 7 days a week. 
 
BLDG 18-Patient/Visitor Parking Garage:
Patient/Visitor parking from 6:00 AM to 1:00 AM.
Gates will be locked at both entrance and exit from 1:00 AM to 6:00 AM. 

B-Lot:
Handicap parking is in the upper B-lot, 24 hrs, 7 days a week.
 
C-Lot:
Handicap parking is in the upper C-lot, 24 hrs, 7 days a week.
Stork, Hematology/Oncology, and C-5 patient parking is also in the upper C-lot, 24 hrs, 7 days a week.
 
ER-Lot:
Reserved parking for Emergency Room patients only. Reserved 24 hrs, 7 days a week.
ER parking pass is required. Pass must be obtained from ER receptionist and placed on the vehicle dashboard to avoid being ticketed.
 
O-lot (city owned):
Overflow parking for staff/vendors/contractors from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM Monday to Friday.
Closed on weekends and holidays.
 
400 City lot:
Staff/patient/vendor/visitor parking, 7 days a week.
No parking from 2:00 AM to 8:30 AM each day.
 
800 City lot:
Staff/patient/vendor/visitor parking, 7 days a week.

Free Tram Services

Tram Service runs approximately every 15 min from 6:00 AM - 6:30 PM from the O- lot and the 400/ 800 city lots.

O-LOT
There is a tram that runs through the O-lot (overflow parking for staff and vendors only) every 15-20 minutes. The tram service runs from 6:00 AM - 6:30 PM and is free of charge. The tram will drop off at several locations on base, including buildings 1, 2, and 3.
 
CITY LOT
There is also a tram that runs through the city lot (outside the back gate) every 15-25 minutes. The tram service runs from 6:00 AM - 6:30 PM and is free of charge. The tram will drop off at several locations on base, including buildings 1, 2, and 3.