Mariners Athletics Event Calendar

IndEx @ Maine Maritime Academy
Aug 24 – Aug 26 all-day

The Independent Experience (IndEx) is the kick-off to the new year for all incoming Independent students!

You will complete your New Student Orientation requirements and get a chance to meet all of the other new Independent students! All IndEx sessions and activities are required for first year Independent students, regardless of residential status.


Residential students: You are required to report and move into your on-campus housing assignments between 10AM and 12:00PM. You can check-in and pick-up your key at the main entrance to Curtis Hall.


Commuter or Off-campus students: You are required to report to the main entrance of Curtis Hall by 12:00PM.

Friday, 8/24: IndEx Begins

10:00AM- 12:00PM – Resident student move-in & Off-Campus student Check-in

1:30PM – Welcome and kick off meeting *students only

1:45-4:45PM – Informational and Training Sessions – Emergency Action Plan Training/Information Technology Session/Ship Jump Training Part 2

4:45PM-7:00PM -Dinner provided

Bonfire at the backshore (weather permitting)

Saturday, 8/25: IndEx continued

7:00AM – 8:30AM – Breakfast provided

8:45AM – Meet your group, load busses

9:00AM – Depart for Acadia National Park – Sand Beach/Bar Harbor – meals provided

8:00PM – Return to campus

Sunday, 8/26: Ship Jump day

6:30AM – Breakfast provided

7:15AM – Meet your group

7:40AM – Class Photo

8:00AM- Ship Jump Begins

11:00AM-1:00PM Lunch provided

3:00PM – 7:00PM – Welcome Back Extravaganza *Optional

Dinner- Meal plans start

Monday, 8/27: Academics

8:00AM-1:00PM – Academic Orientation

2:00PM – Convocation

Tuesday, 8/28: First Day of Classes


We can’t wait to see you!

~Student Life

Residence Halls Open (Curtis and The Commons) @ Maine Maritime Academy
Aug 26 @ 2:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Curtis Hall and the Commons officially open for the Academic year for all students living on-campus.

*Some groups will move-in prior to this date depending on their Fall 2018 participation in NROTC, Athletics, the Regiment or other Student Leadership positions.  Check-in is not permitted for anyone who has not received clearance from Residential Life for early arrival. If you are unsure of your check-in/move-in date, please contact Residential Life at 207-326-2137 or by emailing

Welcome Back Extravaganza! @ The Practice Field (Next to Turf Field)
Aug 26 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Welcome Back Extravaganza! @ The Practice Field (Next to Turf Field)

Sponsored by CAB (Campus Activities Board)

150′ Obstacle Course

Boxing/ Jousting Combo Bounce House

Sno-Kones and Cotton Candy

Photo Puzzles

Academic Orientation
Aug 27 all-day
Online Graduate Courses Begin
Aug 27 all-day
Monday Night Bingo! @ Leeward Room (2nd floor of Alfond)
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Monday Night Bingo! @ Leeward Room (2nd floor of Alfond)

Sponsored by CAB (Campus Activities Board)

$150 in Gift Cards up for grabs! 10 Rounds

Commence Fall Semester Classes
Aug 28 all-day
Trivia Tuesday! @ The Bilge
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Trivia Tuesday! @ The Bilge

Sponsored by CAB (Campus Activities Board)

$100 in gift cards to winning team (up to 4 players). Theme changes, check flyers around campus for the theme!

Waypoint Wednesday: Avengers Infinity War @ The Waypoint
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Waypoint Wednesday: Avengers Infinity War @ The Waypoint

Sponsored by CAB (Campus Activities Board)