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NIH Enterprise Directory (NED)

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NED Training Guides and Job Aids

NED Sandbox

The NED Sandbox is a test environment available to Administrative Officers and Administrative Technicians and others who are authorized to perform administrative functions in NED. The Sandbox offers several practice exercises to help NED users sharpen their NED skills.

Examples of NED Sandbox practice exercises: Registering New People,  Updating Records, Modifying Services,  Deactivating People, Transferring People, View Record/Status, etc.

NED Training Schedule

"NED for Beginners" and "NED for Advanced Users" classes are designed to help you quickly master NED in a hands-on computer lab environment. All classes are FREE!

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How to Enroll

The NED courses are posted on the CIT Training site where visitors can view availability for any class and receive a confirmation immediately after registering. The catalog of NED classes is posted at: under "General Seminars."  


When you see a course you want to take, just click on the course name (listed in the right column of the table). You'll be taken to the HHS Learning Management System (LMS) where you can register for the course online.

You can also use the direct links to the course descriptions:

      NED (NIH Enterprise Directory) Basics for Beginners:

      NED & the PIV Process - Advanced NED Users:

To log onto the HHS Learning Management System you can use either your PIV card and PIN or your NIH credentials. If you experience any difficulties accessing the LMS, please contact the CIT Training Program at 301-594-6248 or send an e-mail to:


Also, the HSPD-12 Program Office will continue to post the NED training schedule in DPSAC News and on the DPSAC website at:     Training for Beginner and Advanced NED users will resume in the Fall, 2014.


NED Super Users

  • NED Super Users.pdf
    Each Institute and Center has designated one or more of their Administrative Officers (AO) as a “Super User.” This designation is given to individuals who have received specialized training in order to serve as early points of contact for other administrative staff requiring assistance with the new NED system.                                             
This Page Last Reviewed on May 17, 2013