Mariners Athletics Event Calendar

CT/RI Chapter Summer Family Picnic
Jul 28 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please join us for a family summer party at the home of our fearless leader Richard Slack in Uncasville CT. Pool, Corn Hole and Jenga will be set up. BYOB. Bring a side or dessert to share if you want. Beat the heat and join other alumni for this summer party!!

MMAAA – Southern California Chapter 39th Annual Lobster Fest @ ZLAC Rowing Club
Aug 17 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm

Alumni and Guests are invited to join the MMA Alumni Association Southern California Chapter for their 39th Annual Lobster Fest. Alumni from other maritime academies are also welcome so feel free to invite other maritime grads!

$40 Lobster Meal – $15 Hot Dog Meal
Meals Include: corn, salad, chips, and soft drinks.

BYOB- Bring Your Own Bib! Also beer and wine are welcome. (Swimsuits are optional.)

RSVP by August 9 – Email Michael Curtin with name and class year, number of lobster meals ($40/each) and number of non-lobster meals ($15/each). The Chapter accepts Venmo, Paypal and Google Pay: Checks should be made out to the MMA Alumni Association and mailed to Michael Curtin, 1822 Main Street, Suite A, San Diego, CA 92113.

IndEx @ Maine Maritime Academy
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm

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.

We can’t wait to see you!

~Student Life

Friday, 8/23/19: IndEx Begins – Day One

  • 10:00AM – 12:00PM– Resident student move-in (Curtis Hall Rear Entrance)
  • 11:00AM – 12:00PM – Off-campus student check-in (Curtis Hall Rear Entrance)
  • 11:00AM – 1:00PM – Lunch available with student ID or for purchase (Main Dining Room)
  • 1:00PM – Student welcome and kick off meeting (Delano Auditorium)
  • 1:30PM – 2:30PM – Emergency Action Plan Training (Delano Auditorium)
  • 2:30PM – 3:30PM – Concurrent Sessions
    – Information Technology Session (1954 Lecture Hall) / Ship Jump Training Part 2 (Pool)
  • 3:45PM – 4:45PM – Concurrent Sessions
    – Information Technology Session (1954 Lecture Hall) / Ship Jump Training Part 2 (Pool)
  • 4:45PM – 7:00PM – Dinner provided (Main Dining Room)
  • 7:00PM – Bonfire at the Backshore (weather permitting)

Saturday, 8/24/19: IndEx continued – Day Two

  • 8:00AM – Breakfast provided (Main Dining Room)
  • 8:40AM – Meet your group, load busses (Leavitt Lawn)
  • 9:00AM – Depart for Acadia National Park – meals provided (Leavitt Lawn)
     – 10:30AM-2PM: Sand Beach | 2:30PM-5PM Downtown Bar Harbor | 5PM-6PM Dinner on the Green
  • 6:00PM – Depart Bar Harbor (Town Green by Waterfront)
  • 7:30PM – Return to campus (Leavitt Lawn)

Sunday, 8/25/19: Ship Jump day 

  • 6:30AM – 7:10AM Breakfast provided (Main Dining Room)
  • 7:15AM – Meet your group (Leavitt Lawn)
  • 7:30AM – Class Photo (Waterfront)
  • 8:00AM – Ship Jump Begins (Waterfront)
  • 11:00AM – 1:00PM Lunch provided (Main Dining Room)
  • 3:00PM-7:00PM- Welcome Back Extravaganza! (Fieldhouse)
  • 4:30PM – 7:00PM Meal plans start with dinner (Main Dining Room)

Monday, 8/26/19: Academics

  • 6:00AM – Main Dining Hall open for breakfast – Meal plans or food for purchase
  • 7:45AM – Meet your group (Leavitt Lawn)
  • 8:00AM – 1:00PM – Academic Orientation (Delano Auditorium)
  • 1:00PM- 1:45PM- Main Dining Hall open for Lunch – Meal plans or food for purchase
  • 2:00PM – Convocation (Margaret Chase Smith Gymnasium)

Tuesday, 8/27: First Day of Classes

MMA Washington, DC Alumni Lobster Bake
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
MMA Washington, DC Alumni Lobster Bake

MMA Washington DC Alumni Group – Lobster Bake on 24 August, 2:00 to 5:00 PM.

Wayne Rolland, 97E will be hosting the event at his home in Bethesda, MD.

We’ll be collecting $25.00 a person for Lobsters & Refreshments.  Please feel free to bring additional sides or drinks!

RSVP with Joshua Collamer, 98E for details by 22 August (

Ship Jump
Aug 25 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Ship Jump

Each fall, first-year students gather at the stern of TS State of Maine for an official “jump” into their life as a Mariner. Join us as we watch President Brennan and the #ClassOf2023 take the plunge!

This tradition can be viewed live at the MMA Waterfront or via our streaming page:

Curtis Hall & Commons Opens at 1:00 p.m.
Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm
Convocation @ Margaret Chase Smith Gymnasium
Aug 26 @ 2:00 pm
Up Close – Jersey City, NJ @ Komar Headquarters
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm
Up Close - Jersey City, NJ @ Komar Headquarters

We invite you to join us as Jeff Wright, Director of Alumni Relations; Chris Haley, VP for Institutional Advancement; and Larry Burrill ’77, Co-Chair of Opening Doors, Changing Lives: The Scholarship Campaign for Maine Maritime Academy visit Jersey City, Houston, Seattle, and Portland. These “Up Close” presentations are designed to update alumni on MMA’s current academic offerings and student services, recent facility improvements, and future initiatives. We hope you will join us for one of these dynamic presentations. We begin with a reception at 6 PM followed by the presentation at 7 PM.

NROTC Orientation
Sep 13 – Sep 15 all-day
Monomoy Race @ SUNY Maritime Waterfront
Sep 14 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Monomoy Race @ SUNY Maritime Waterfront | New York | United States

Join us at the Monomoy Race sponsored by the Marine Society. Students from SUNY, Maine Maritime Academy, Mass Maritime, US Coast Guard Academy and USMMA will be competing in a round robin and seamanship skills competition.

Head over to SUNY and cheer on the MMA Mariners!