Congratulations, Class of 2023!
Commencement marks the culmination of years of hard work, dedication, and perseverance. Each year, we honor Maine Maritime Academy graduates during the traditional spring Commencement ceremony and a December Graduates Reception.
With each event, it is our hope that graduates and their families take the opportunity to celebrate this incredible milestone. Our hope is to make it a special experience for you and your families, whether we are celebrating virtually or together.
We are proud of all you have achieved during your time at MMA.
Commencement Ceremony | May 6, 2023 | 11:30 a.m. (ET)
|9:00 am||Academic Awards CeremonyDelano Auditorium, Leavitt Hall|
|11:30 am||Commencement CeremonyAlexander Field House|
|3:00 pm||NROTC Commissioning CeremonyLeavitt Lawn Flagpole (Rain location: Delano Auditorium, Leavitt Hall)|
Each students will be allocated up to 8 tickets.
Do we need tickets for Commencement?
Yes. Each graduate will be given eight paper tickets to distribute as they like. If students don’t have eight guests attending, they are welcome to share the tickets with friends.
How long is Commencement?
Commencement exercises run approximately 1 hour, 45 minutes.
Will there be option for dining on Saturday?
Yes, the main dining hall will be open from 8:00 to 10:30 am serving brunch. Graduates eat for free and family members may pay at the door. There will also be a concession stand near the field house offering light snacks and beverages for purchase.
Are you offering a web stream of the event this year?
Yes, the web stream is accessible online at this URL: https://mainemaritime.edu/streaming
Will accessible parking be available near the Field House?
Yes, accessible parking is available at the Field House parking lot located adjacent to the football field. MMA personnel will be available to assist visitors with their parking needs and to provide assistance getting to the Field House.
Requests for disability-related access or accommodations for public events should be directed in advance of the event to MMA’s Accessibility Services at 207-326-2489 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Will there be an area available to take a photo during commencement?
Yes, an area to the front left of the stage will be roped off and designated for photos during the commencement ceremony. Please note that multiple families will want to take pictures during degree conferral. Enter the area just before your graduate is conferred and exit once your photo is taken to be mindful of others. Thanks in advance for your cooperation.
If you have additional questions, please contact Cindra Leeman at 207-326-2485.
If I cannot come to campus, how can I celebrate my graduate?
Photos will be available for purchase. If you would like a program mailed to you, please contact Cindra Leeman at 207-326-2485. Customizable lawn signs will be made available on this website for your use.
Will the MMA Bookstore be on on Saturday, April 23rd?
The Bookstore will be open from 9:30 – 11:30 am.
Questions or requests about disability-related access or accommodations for public events should be directed in advance of the event to MMA’s Accessibility Services at 207-326-2489 or email@example.com.
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