About the NIH Training Center


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The NIH Training Center (NIHTC) is your dedicated resource for NIH-specific training, professional development programs and customized workforce education solutions. Our mission is to advance the NIH’s research mission by supporting and developing employees across NIH’s 27 Institutes and Centers.

As partners in science, the NIH Training Center helps the NIH community meet present and future challenges by offering valuable learning experiences that empower employees to maximize performance and achieve their full potential. Some of our partners are: CIT Training, Federal Executive and the Management Development Centers, Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES), NIH Library Training Catalog, and Office of Personnel Managment (OPM).

View our News section to view featured courses, read the Highlights newsletter, or join the listserv so you are always up on the latest news. If you coordinate training in your office, learn more about the NIH Training Collaborative Forum. Contact us to learn more.

To learn more about our Locations and Program Managers, please click on headings below.

Our Locations, Building Access and Security

Wondering where our classes take place? The NIHTC has two locations:

White Flint III: NIH identification is required to enter 11601 Landsdown Street. Employees from other agencies must go through security.

Natcher: The main parking in the Natcher Conference center is located in a parking garage under the building and requires an NIH Parking Permit. There is an additional security checkpoint required for parking under the building. We recommend that you allow an additional 15 minutes of your travel time to ensure arrival before the start of your class.

Location & Address Room Number NIH Shuttle Service Driving Directions & Parking
White Flint III
11601 Landsdown St
WF 1 - 1st Floor
WF 2 - 1st Floor
WF 3 - 1st floor

Shuttle service from the NIH campus to White Flint via the Fishers Lane Shuttle

White Flint Metro Parking (Must use SmartTrip card to exit parking lot.)
Natcher Conference Center/Building 45 9000 Rockville Pike NT1 and NCC Enter through Natcher cafeteria to access classrooms

Participants traveling from outside campus can catch one of the following shuttles:
Rockledge (Green Line)Montrose (Yellow Line)

Executive Plaza Route (Orange Line)
Fishers Lane Route (Blue Line)

The Natcher Conference Center has its own parking garage. Drive through the tented checkpoint to have your vehicle checked/swiped and obtain a parking slip to enter Natcher parking.