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USMMA Operations Status During a Lapse in Funding
In the event of a lapse in appropriations after September 30, 2023, the United States Merchant Marine Academy will remain open for normal operations.

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Press Releases

President Announces Appointments to USMMA Board of Visitors


KINGS POINT, N.Y., September 15, 2023 – Today, President Biden announced his intent to appoint the following individuals to serve as Members of the Board of Visitors to the United States Merchant Marine Academy:

Claudia Cimini

Susan A. Davis

Eric P. Ebeling

Nicholas M. Logothetis

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Hosts 9/11 Observance

KINGS POINT, NEW YORK, September 11, 2023 – Today, the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) hosted a brief Patriot Day Ceremony to remember and honor the first responders and victims of the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001.

O’Hara Hall Pool to Be Named in Honor of Sue Petersen Lubow

KINGS POINT, N.Y., Aug. 30, 2023 – The United States Merchant Marine Academy Athletic Department is happy to announce that the pool located inside O'Hara Hall will be named to honor the Academy's beloved and much admired long-time Athletic Director, the late Susan "Sue" Petersen Lubow.

USMMA to Host Parents Weekend

KINGS POINT, N.Y. Aug. 9, 2023 - The U. S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point will host Parents Weekend, Sept. 1-4, 2023.

Highlights will include a Regimental Parade and swearing-in ceremony to mark the acceptance of the Plebe Class into the U.S. Navy Reserve. Click: Parents Weekend 2023 for a full schedule of events.

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