August 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am – August 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Maine Maritime Academy
Student Services

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 Front Entrance)

11:00AM – 12:00PM – Off-campus student check-in (Curtis Hall Front Entrance)

11:00AM – 1:00PM – Lunch available with student ID or for purchase (Main Dining Room)

1:00PM – Student welcome and kick off meeting (Alumni Lecture Hall)

1:30PM – 2:30PM – Emergency Action Plan Training (Alumni Lecture Hall)

2:30PM – 3:30PM – Concurrent Sessions

Information Technology Session (Alumni Lecture Hall) / Ship Jump Training Part 2 (Pool)

3:45PM – 4:45PM – Concurrent Sessions

Information Technology Session (Alumni 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)

10AM-2PM: Sand Beach | 2PM-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 

6:00AM – 7:10AM Breakfast provided (Main Dining Room)

7:15AM – Group Meeting (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

7:00AM – 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 (Delano Auditorium)

Tuesday, 8/27: First Day of Classes