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Class of 2014 Graduation Weekend

UNITED STATES MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY KINGS POINT WEEKEND 2014 SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 2014

1700 Class of 2014 reports back to the Academy
1900 Change of Command Rehearsal

THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2014

0730 2014 Class Photo Tomb Field
0800 Graduation Rehearsal (Class of 2014, muster Truxton Arcade)
1030 Awards Convocation Rehearsal
1130 Change of Command Ceremony – Powell Oval – Wiley Hall (Rain location: Delano Hall)
1200 Barbeque* for Midshipmen, Parents & Guests at Eldridge Pool (Rain location : Delano Hall) Midshipmen free; Parents and guests, Faculty & Staff - $18.00 per person. Advance Ticket sales only
1800 - 2300 Senior Cruise (sponsored by Class of 2014 ) (NYC)

 Dress for Thursday is casual: e. g., slacks and sport shirts for men; dresses, skirts or slacks for women.

FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2014

0800 Colors Formation – Pow ell Oval (weather permitting)
0815 - 930 Information and Hospitality Center – Land Hall
1000 - 1200 Awards Convocation - Ackerman Auditorium
1200 - 1400 Awards Luncheon * - Delano Hall Guests $15.00 per person. Advance Ticket sales only
1430 - 1600 Baccalaureate Service - Mariners Chapel. Speaker: Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, USA.
2000 - 2400 June Ball * – Eldridge Pool. Music by STAGES. Midshipmen free, all others $10.00 per person (Rain Location Delano Hall) Advance Ticket sales only

 Dress for Friday daytime is casual. Dress for Parents and dates attending the Ball is formal (Dinner Dress White Jacket or equivalent for military personnel, black tie, tuxedoes, dinner jackets, or dark suits for men; cocktail dresses or gowns for women).       

SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 2014

0815 - 0930 Information and Hospitality Center – Land Hall
1000 Commencement Exercises – Tomb Field.

Suggested dress for Saturday is lightweight sport jackets for men; dresses, skirts, or pantsuits for women. Uniform is Service Dress White or service equivalent for military personnel.

NOTE: The Graduation Ceremony will be simulcast by Maritime TV in Ackerman Auditorium, for guests wishing to watch the Ceremony indoors.

All Tickets purchase d in advance by the Midshipman by Thursday June 12th! No tickets sold after that date!

Tickets for the Barbeque and the Awards Lunch may be purchased from the commissary. Checks are payable to Crystal Enterprises.

Tickets for the Ball may be purchased from the Office of the Social Director, 2nd deck Land Hall. Checks are payable to “Regimental Activities NAFI ”.

For further information, contact the Social Director , Ms. Mary A. Cunningham or 2014 Class President , Midshipman Ryan Raffo via email cunninghamm@usmma.edu, Ryan.Raffo.2014@ midshipman.usmma.edu

Updated: Friday, June 6, 2014