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2023-2024 Academy Calendar

Document

DAY

EVENTS

JUNE 2023

Saturday

17

Commencement – Class of 2023

Monday

19

Juneteenth – Federal Holiday

End of Academic Year 2022-2023

Academic Year 2023-2024 Begins

Monday

26

Summer Session – Classes begin

JULY 2023

Tuesday

04

Independence Day – Federal Holiday

Wednesday

05

Indoc Detail reports at 0800

Friday

07

Indoctrination - Class of 2027 reports

-Time: 0700-0830

Friday

21

Summer Session – Classes end

Saturday

22

Indoctrination Ends

Plebe Class accepted into the Regiment (Internal event)

Sunday

23

Classes of 2024, 2025(A)&(C), 2026(A)&(C) report NLT 1800

MCDO Watch Begins-Time: 1200

Monday

24

Registration Day for First Term

-Time: 0930 – 1130 Location: TBD

New Faculty Orientation

Monday- Tuesday

24-25

Reform Day

PRT (To be announced)

Tuesday

25

Professional Development Session for Faculty & Staff

Faculty Recognitions

Beginning of First Term

Wednesday

26

First Term Classes begin

Academic Convocation

-Time: 1550 Location: Ackerman Auditorium

Thursday

27

Sea Year Re-Integration -Time: 1630 (tentative)

Saturday

29

Alumni/Midshipmen 5K Run (Tentative)

(Peter Rackett’61 Memorial Run)

AUGUST 2023

Friday

04

U.S. Coast Guard Birthday

Command Inspection-Time: 0800 (Tentative)

SEPTEMBER 2023

Friday-Monday

01-04

Parents’ Weekend

Monday

04

Labor Day – Federal Holiday

Thursday

07

Classes follow a Monday Schedule

Thursday -Sunday

07-10

Homecoming

Wednesday

13

Sea Fair Day (Tentative)

Saturday

30

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy 80th Birthday

OCTOBER 2023

Monday

02

Uniform Change (tentative) from Summer Whites to Service Dress Blues

Thursday

05

Military Information Night (Tentative)

Monday

09

Columbus Day – Federal Holiday

Tuesday

10

Officer Selection Boards Begin (tentative)

Friday

13

Classes follow a Monday Schedule

U.S. Navy Birthday

Wednesday

25

Classes follow a Friday Schedule

Thursday

26

First Term Classes end

Monday

30

First Term Final Exam Period begins

Monday, 10/30 – Friday 11/3

NOVEMBER 2023

Friday

03

Final Exam Period ends

First Term Ends

Fall Leave begins at 1640 or after last scheduled final exam

End of First Term

Friday

10

USMC Birthday

Leave expires at Class Rates

MCDO Watch Begins-Time: 1600

Veterans Day – Federal Holiday

Fall Leave Ends

Saturday

11

Football Game vs USCGA on ESPN

Beginning of Second Term

Monday

13

Registration Day for Second Term

-Time: 0930-1130 Location: TBD

In-Processing for Class of 2024(A)&(B), 2025(C), 2026(B)&(C) and 2027

Reform/PFA

Watches Begin-Time: 1600

Tuesday

14

Second Term classes begin

Monday

20

Thanksgiving Dinner

-Time: 1800 Location: Delano Hall

Change of Command

Tuesday

21

Thanksgiving Leave begins at 1640 or after last scheduled class

Thursday

23

Thanksgiving Day – Federal Holiday

Sunday

26

Thanksgiving Leave ends

Leave expires for All Midshipmen at Class Rates

MCDO Watch Begins-Time: 1600

Monday

27

Second Term Classes reconvene

DECEMBER 2023

Tuesday

12

Festival of Lights Service (Tentative)-Location: Mariners’ Chapel

Thursday

14

Regimental Holiday Dinner

Wednesday

20

Winter Leave begins 1640 or after last scheduled class

Monday

25

Christmas –Federal Holiday

2024

JANUARY 2024

Monday

01

New Year’s Day –Federal Holiday

Tuesday

02

Leave expires for Midshipmen at Class Rates

MCDO Watch begins-Time: 1640

Winter Leave ends

Wednesday

03

Second Term classes reconvene

Monday

15

Martin Luther King Jr. -Federal Holiday

Wednesday

17

Classes follow a Monday Schedule

Friday

26

Command Inspection (tentative)

FEBRUARY 2024

Monday

19

President’s Day – Federal Holiday

Tuesday

20

Classes follow a Monday Schedule

MARCH 2024

Friday

01

Second Term Classes end

Monday

04

Second Term Final Exam Period begins

Monday, 3/4 – Friday 3/8

 

Friday

08

Second Term Final Exam Period ends

Second Term Ends

Spring Leave begins at 1640 or after last scheduled final examination for Classes of 2024, 2025(B), 2026(B) and 2027

End of Second Term

Beginning of Third Term

Sunday

17

Spring Leave ends

Regiment returns

MCDO Watch begins-Time: 1600

Monday

18

Registration Day for Third Term

-Time: 0930-1130 Locations: TBD

In-Processing for the Class of 2024, 2025(B), 2026(A)&(B) and 2027

Reform/PFA

Tuesday

19

Third Term Classes begin

Thursday

21

Military Information Night (Tentative)

APRIL 2024

Wednesday

03

Shipping Out Fair (Tentative)

Wednesday

17

Uniform Change from Service Dress Blues to Summer Whites (tentative)

Friday

26

Flying Bridge Day

Change of Command Formal Parade

MAY 2024

Friday

17

Third Term Classes end for the Class of 2024

Saturday

18

Armed Forces Day

Monday

20

Final Examinations Period for the Class of 2024

Monday, 5/20 – Friday, 5/24

Friday

24

Final Examinations Period ends for the Class of 2024

Memorial Day Ceremony-Time: 0720 Location: War Memorial

Restrictions and MCDO watch remain in effect

Monday

27

Memorial Day – Federal Holiday

Friday

31

Classes follow a Monday Schedule

JUNE 2024

Monday

03

USCG License Examinations Period begins for the

Class of 2024, Deck and Engine

Friday

07

USCG License Examinations Period ends for the

Class of 2024, Deck and Engine

Friday

14

Third Term classes ends for the Classes of

2025(B), 2026(A)&(B) and 2027

Monday

17

Third Term Final Examinations Period begins for Classes of 2025(B), 2026(A)&(B) and 2027

Monday, 6/17 – Friday, 6/21

Wednesday

19

Juneteenth – Federal Holiday

Thursday

20

Final Examinations resumes

Friday

21

Awards Convocation

Third Term Final Examinations Period ends for Classes of 2025(B), 2026(A)&(B) and 2027

Change of Command Ceremony

Third Term ends

Saturday

22

Commencement – Class of 2024

End of Third Term

End of Academic Year 2023-2024

Last updated: Thursday, February 15, 2024

Class of 2029 Applications Open 1 May 2024