Security and Visitor Information

All non-NIH personnel must go through NCI-Shady Grove security. You will be asked to go through a metal detector and you must provide a form of government-issued ID such as a driver's license or passport.

Please note that it can take up to 20 minutes to clear security so please plan accordingly.

For more detailed information regarding NCI Shady Grove security and visitor parking, please go to


A parking garage is directly across from the NCI Shady Grove Medical Center campus.  As you enter through the parking garage you are instructed to obtain a parking ticket so that the gate will lift for entry.  Take this ticket with you as you will need to have it validated at the Security Desk upon security check-in for this event.  This ticket allows you to exit this garage so please ensure that you have it with you and it has been validated in order for you to exit the garage.