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Virtual Sessions

The best way for prospective candidates to get to know the United States Merchant Marine Academy is to attend an information session and tour. While our ability to host campus visits is limited at the moment, we offer a way to connect with us from a distance.

Come join us for a live virtual information session with an Admissions Office. We hope to introduce you to the unique experiences USMMA students enjoy, and provide you with a better understanding of the application process.

Virtual admissions information sessions are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:00PM and are approximately 45 minutes in duration. You will need a computer or mobile device, and an internet connection to access the virtual sessions. Times are in Eastern Standard Time (EST).

To schedule a virtual session, please contact us at In the body of your email, please provide your:

Full name

Contact telephone number

Mailing address

H.S. graduation year

Preferred virtual information session date

Last updated: Friday, June 11, 2021

Applications for the Class of 2026 Open May 1

Learn more about the requirements and expectations of Midshipmen.