• One of the highlights of Parents Weekend is the Regimental Band's Performance of Beating Retreat

    2014 Parents Weekend Announced

    KINGS POINT, N.Y., August 22, 2014 - Today, CAPT Jay C. Kennedy, Commandant of Midshipmen announced the 2014 Parents Weekend Schedule.  Please click 2014 Parents Weekend, for the schedule.  Please return to this page for further updates.

  • The Nevins family discusses options and opportunites with a current midshipman

    Over 180 High School Students Attend USMMA Admissions Open House

    KINGS POINT, N.Y., August 19, 2014 – On Friday, August 15th, the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) Department of Admissions hosted its annual Admissions Open House. The event which was held in O’Hara Hall welcomed over 180 high school students and their parents.  It gave thepotential candidates an opportunity to meet with midshipmen, faculty and staff, and learn more about attending USMMA.

  • Midshipmen Demonstrate "Acta non Verba" in Costa Rica

    Midshipmen Volunteers, Back Row: Benjamin Hladick,'16.  Middle row from left to right: Benjamin Morris,'16, Mark Wisniewski,'16, Anthony Blair,'16, Nadeem Shariff,'16, Alec Dinh,'16. Front Row left to right: Darin Zacharias,'17, Jennifer Jimenez, '16, Amanda See,'17, Nina Demet,'17.

  • WOW 2015, March 25-27 Logo by Clayton Harper

    2015 Women on the Water Conference to be Held at USMMA

  • Awards Convocation 2013

    U.S. Merchant Marine Academy's "Margin of Excellence Needs List 2013"

  • Dutch Harbor from top of Mt. Ballyhoo, Alaska

    The World is Your Campus

    Dutch Harbor, Alaska from the top of Mt. Ballyhoo. Photo by MIDN Joseph Terlisner, 3/C.

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