Welcome to the FCoE Army Civilian Professional Onboarding Portal

As a new Army Civilian Professional (ACP), you are the foundation of the Army, and we’re excited you’ve joined our team.

The checklist below will streamline your onboarding process and includes required documents and training. Your organization’s page, found using the dropdown menu above, contains additional steps, training, and resources"

(To be completed prior to Day 1)

  • Make an appointment to obtain your Common Access Card (CAC).
    • Proceed to your nearest ID card issuing facility to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC).
    • You will need to make an appointment
    • Be sure to bring two forms of ID to the appointment.
  • Note: As a new Department of the Army Civilian, please contact your Supervisor for pre-boarding procedures prior to Day 1. Your new Supervisor may provide you with important information such as a welcome letter and onboarding procedures/checklist for your new organization. Please refer to the organization’s homepage for additional information.
  • Organization Leaders: listed below is an onboarding checklist to ensure new employees successfully integrate into the organization.
  • Arrive onsite. Become acclimated and prepare for the day.
  • Supervisors must ensure new employees are given 40 hours (one work week) to complete the Foundation Course Training. This should occur immediately following the individual gaining a DoD Common Access Card (CAC) and NIPR access and no later than 30 days after arrival.
  • Begin Supervisor Training if applicable.
  • Explore and verify/update your information on: MyPay and MyBiz
  • Complete System Authorization Access Request (SAAR).
  • Continue conversations with supervisor and colleagues to better understand expectations, culture, and practices.
  • Daily synthesis and review
  • Arrival onsite. Become acclimated and prepare for the day.
  • Update your 1st and 2nd line supervisors in the Army Career Tracker (ACT).
  • View videos about the Army Civilian Professional component of the Army Profession by the Army Staff Management College (ASMC).
  • Complete Foreign Disclosure Training
    • Type "Foreign Disclosure" in the Search Bar at the top of the page
    • Select "Foreign Disclosure Training - Level 1: All TRADOC Personnel"
  • GFE Issued (sign for equipment) and Initial Setup
  • Register for ATCTS Account
  • Register with ATHOC Notification System
  • Update work contact info in GAL.
    • Go to ID Card Office Online
    • Click on "My Profile"
    • Login with Common Access Card (CAC) (you may have to click on “My Profile” and then login with CAC a second after this).
    • Fill in/verify your information under the "personal" tab
    • Submit.
  • Update ADPASS
  • Daily synthesis and review
  • Become acclimated and prepare for the day.
  • Complete Information Security Training.
    • Select "Mandatory Training" in the Quick Navigation area.
  • Contact your unit's assigned GTC Agency Program Coordinator (APC) to ensure travel card application is submitted. Complete a Travel Card Application if your new position requires you to travel and you are not currently a Travel Card Holder. Complete agreements IAW guidance provided by your unit’s APC. Complete SOU and provide copy of training certificate and approved Statement of Understanding (SOU) to your APC for record retention and application initiation.
  • Complete Programs & Policies - Travel Card Program (Travel Card 101) [Mandatory].
    • Log in.
    • Select "TraX".
    • Select "Training".
    • Look for "Programs & Policies - Travel Card Program (Travel Card 101)[Mandatory]" in list.
  • Introductory Meeting with Supervisor for Initial performance counseling session: Review position description, work assignments, Defense Performance Management and Appraisal Program (DPMAP), performance expectations, training and education requirements and Individual Development Plan (IDP)
  • Complete Defense Performance Management and Appraisal Program (DPMAP) Training.
  • See your Supervisor to schedule face-to-face mandatory training within 30 days.
    • Antiterrorism level 1
    • OPSEC (Critical Information List)
    • iWATCH Training
    • Threat Awareness and Reporting Program (TARP)
  • Daily synthesis and review

  • Now that you've completed Days 1-6, please refer to your organizations onboarding page for further requirements.
    Congratulations! You are an integral part of the Army profession and we're glad you're here