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Site Notification

Site Notification

USMMA Operations Status During a Lapse in Funding
In the event of a lapse in appropriations after September 30, 2023, the United States Merchant Marine Academy will remain open for normal operations.

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Admissions Visits

USMMA has resumed day and overnight visits!

Contact the Admissions office at to schedule a visit.

Visit Days:
Day Visits: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays (10:30AM – 4:00PM)
Overnight Visits: Tuesdays and Thursdays (10:30AM – 12:00PM the following day)
Briefing Only: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays (10:30AM – 11:30AM)

* 10:15AM Arrival to Admissions Building
* 10:30AM: Admissions brief with Admissions Officer
* 11:30AM: Walk to Dining Facility
* 11:45AM: Student hand-off to Midshipman for Lunch
* 11:45AM: Academy tour continues with parents
* 12:45PM: Parent tour complete
* 4:00PM (Day Visits): Student visitor returns to Admissions building
* Next Day 12:00PM (Overnight Visits): Student visitor returns to Admissions building

Visitor Requirements:
1. Must be a high school or college student.
2. Visit is limited to applicant and two immediate family members or legal guardians ONLY.
3. Proof of vaccination is not required to visit the Academy.
4. All visitors must have a valid photo I.D. with them.

Applications for the Class of 2028 Now Open