Plan Your Visit

We can’t wait to show you around! You are invited to visit MMA in any of the following ways:

Take a Tour

  • What: Begin with an overview of MMA and then a student tour of our campus and waterfront.
  • When: Monday – Friday check-in at 10:15 a.m. (check the calendar for dates).
  • How: Schedule your campus tour in advance, space is limited.

Spend a day on campus

  • What: Begin with an overview of MMA and then spend a day with an MMA student host, attending classes and have lunch in the Mess Deck (dining hall).
  • When: Monday – Friday check-in at 10:15 a.m. depart at 4:00 p.m. during the academic year only.
  • How: Schedule your day on campus in advance, space is limited. Must be pre-registered.

Spend a night on campus

  • What: Begin with an overview of MMA and then spend a full day and overnight in the residence hall with an MMA student host, attending classes and have meals in the Mess Deck (dining hall).
  • When: Monday – Friday check-in at 10:15 a.m. depart the following day at 12:00 p.m. during the academic year only.
  • How: Schedule your overnight visit in advance, space is limited. Must be pre-registered.

Attend an Open House

  • What: Faculty and staff provide presentations about MMA’s academic programs, student life, at-sea and cooperative education opportunities, athletics, careers, and more. You will also tour the waterfront, laboratories, simulators, vessels, and waterfront facilities.
  • When: View the Open House dates and schedule
  • How: Event registration is required. Come see us!

Discovery Voyage (Group Visits)

  • What: The Discovery Voyage program at MMA is an opportunity for school groups, clubs, classes and outside organizations to bring a group of students to the campus. The program is designed to provide the group with some hands-on experiences and to give them some insight to what a day on a college campus is like. This program is free of charge and lunch is included!
  • When: Weekdays year-round
  • How: Contact Kate Kana, Associate Director of Admissions.

Can’t visit during the school year?

  • Take a Virtual Tour or view the Waterfront Webcam
  • Meet Us at a “Port Near You”
    • Check our calendar for College Fairs, Service Academy Nights, and Special Area Visits.
  • Summer Tours
    • What: Tour MMA’s campus and waterfront facilities, but please note MMA students, faculty, the T/S State of Maine, and other MMA vessels will be absent.
    • When: Monday – Friday (except holidays) at 10:15 a.m.
    • How: Schedule your campus tour in advance, space is limited. No drop ins, please.

Be sure to visit the Castine Area section of our website for additional resources for planning your visit. We look forward to welcoming you!