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Press Releases

USMMA Job Fair Highlights Mariner Demand

KINGS POINT, N.Y., April 3, 2024 -Today, maritime professionals and hiring managers from close to 40 companies, federal agencies, and maritime-related organizations participated in the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s (USMMA) annual spring career fair, known as the Shipping-Out Fair, held in O

USMMA Announces 2024 Graduation Weekend Dates and Activities

KINGS POINT, N.Y. (April 2, 2024) – Today, The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) released the timeline of events for the Academy's 88th Commencement and the Class of 2024 Graduation Weekend. 

The timeline is subject to change; the Academy encourages families and friends to review this page regularly as any changes, should they be necessary, will be posted here.

Happy Holidays from Kings Point

The United States Merchant Marine Academy and American Merchant Marine Museum will be closed from December 20th to January 3rd, 2023.

On behalf of the entire Kings Point Community, we wish you a very safe and happy holiday season. 

Click to be redirected to: USMMA's Holiday Greeting on our YouTube page.  


Class of 2029 Applications Open 1 May 2024