Mariners Athletics Event Calendar

Faculty/Staff Workshop @ Delano Auditorium
Aug 23 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am
Leadership & Managerial Skills GAP Assessment @ Maine Maritime Academy
Aug 23 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
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
Welcome Back Extravaganza! @ Field House
Aug 25 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Welcome Back Extravaganza! @ Field House

More details will be available soon!

Online Graduate Courses Begin
Aug 26 all-day
Academic Orientation @ Delano Auditorium
Aug 26 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am
ISO 9000 & 9001 Quality Management Systems @ Maine Maritime Academy
Aug 26 @ 8:00 am – Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm

Maine Maritime Academy offers a uniquely comprehensive ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Training and consultancy skills certification program.  Explained in detail are the inter-relationship with Quality, Environmental & Safety Management Systems. The course is designed to prepare potential auditors with the practical skills & techniques, dos & don’ts of the voluntary ISO 9001 Quality Management System and audits.

Upon completion of the training, delegates will have a full understanding of ISO 9001.  Successful completion will allow delegates to carry out the Internal, Supplier Audits by equipping them with an ISO 9001 Auditing background, understand the documentation and auditing processes.