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USMMA Class of 2020 Bell-Ringing and Commencement to be Livestreamed

KINGS POINT, N.Y., June 17, 2020 - The United States Merchant Marine Academy's (USMMA) Class of 2020 will ring the bell at Powell Oval after passing U.S. Coast Guard license exams, tomorrow Thursday, June 18th. This event will be streamed on Facebook Live once the results...

Midshipmen Attend Pilgrimage for the Sea Services

KINGS POINT, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2019 –Midshipmen members of the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) Newman Club recently traveled to Emmitsburg, Md., for the Annual Pilgrimage of the Sea Services. The Newman Club, named after Saint John Henry Newman, who was canonized a saint just this...

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Graduates 187 Officers

KINGS POINT, N.Y., June 16, 2018  - The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point conducted its 82nd commencement exercises today graduating 187 new Merchant Marine and Military Officers in the Class of 2018.

The keynote speaker, Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis...

Class of 2018 Commencement to be Streamed Live

KINGS POINT, N.Y., June 13, 2018 – The schedule of events for the 82nd Commencement at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point is available online at this link.

The Commencement ceremony will be streamed live on Maritime TV on Saturday, June 16, at 10:00 a.m. EDT,...

Class of 2018 Bell-Ringing To Be Streamed Live

KINGS POINT, N.Y., May 29, 2018 - The United States Merchant Marine Academy's (USMMA) newest Merchant Marine Officers will ring the bell at Powell Oval after passing U.S. Coast Guard license exams, on Friday, June 1st. This event will begin once results are announced, but does not...

Mariners Help Plan Emergency Response to Aircraft Water Landings

DISCLAIMER: All references to any companies or organizations herein are not to be construed as an endorsement of, or preference for, any product, service, or enterprise by the United States Merchant Marine Academy, Maritime Administration, United States Department of Transportation, or United...

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Granted Full Accreditation

KINGS POINT, N.Y., November 20, 2017 — The Middle States Commission on Higher Education granted the US Merchant Marine Academy full reaccreditation on November 16, 2017, after determining the institution meets the commission’s rigorous and comprehensive standards in displaying characteristics of...

Applications for the Class of 2026 Open May 1

Learn more about the requirements and expectations of Midshipmen.