As part of the check-in process, visitors must present a valid government-issued photo ID upon entry.
Foreign citizens must present either a passport or a Permanent Resident ID card.
Devices with a camera, microphone, or wireless capability are prohibited and must be secured in the lobby upon entry into an ARL facility. Examples of prohibited devices include—but are not limited to—cameras, laptops, tablets, earbuds, smart watches, USB devices, and cell phones. When official ARL business requires, laptops, tablets, and cell phones may be authorized if prior approval is received. Check with your ARL host for more information.
Penn State Policy SY12 prohibits possessing; carrying; or using any weapon, ammunition, or explosive by any person on University property except by authorized law enforcement officers and other persons specifically authorized by the University.
Access to ARL facilities is restricted to individuals conducting official business with ARL. Visitors attending classified meetings must send a request through either the Defense Information System for Security (DISS) or faxed to 814-865-3738 within two business days in advance of the visit. Please use the contact form above and select Security Inquiries or call 814-865-3031 if clarification or additional information is required.
DISS SMO code locations when requesting visit requests are as follows:
- 6D012 – ARL State College, PA
- 0D0F9 – ARL Reston, VA
- 6N904 – ARL Navigation R&D Center (NRDC), Warminster, PA
- 1SD27 – ARL Electro-Optics Center (EOC), Freeport, PA
- 7A720 – The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Applied Research Laboratory
State College Main Lab
State College, PA 16804
Applied Research Laboratory – Reston
1850 Centennial Park Dr
Reston, VA 20191
Applied Research Laboratory – Electro Optics Center
222 Northpointe Boulevard
Freeport, PA 16229
Applied Research Laboratory – NRDC
995 Newtown Rd
Warminster, PA 18974
Applied Research Laboratory – NUWC Keyport
610 Dowell Rd
Keyport, WA 98345