August 24, 2018 – August 26, 2018 all-day
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.

Friday, 8/24: IndEx Begins

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

1:00PM – Welcome and kick off meeting *students only

1:30-4:45PM – 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

8:40AM – 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

6:00AM – 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