Homecoming – Alumni
You are invited to return to campus, reconnect with classmates, root for the Mariners and reminisce about your time as an MMA student. There will be plenty of activities to keep you busy, from attending morning formation to playing in the Alumni Golf Scramble.
On Friday evening, join us at the Alumni Welcome Reception, with classmate, conversation, music and favorite beverage, followed by a buffet meal. It’s sure to be a great time, catching up with classmates, viewing nostalgic presentations, and honoring special alumni. Student Life will host a Casino Night for alumni, students, family and friends following the meals.
Of note will be a two showings of The Lucky Few, a U.S. Navy documentary based on the fall of Saigon, the USS Kirk, her crew and CDR Paul Jacobs ’58 who are credited with rescuing thousands of Vietnamese. The 8 PM showing in the BIW Humanities Lecture Hall is reserved for the Class of 1958 and dignitaries, with the second viewing open to all at 9:30 PM.
On Saturday, festivities include a fun run, harbor tours, demonstrations, the annual Alumni Association meeting, food, merchandise tents, games, football and soccer. With the inflatable fun zone , it’ll be fun for all ages.
Following the traditional March On, Honor Classes have reserved tents on Alumni Alley (Pleasant Street) where they may gather during the game and afternoon activities. Other classes or groups are welcome to reserve a tailgate area with MMA Conferences.
Guests are invited to the Alfond Student Center Saturday evening to dine in the newly renovated dining hall. Pay at the door. Following football, MMA women’s and men’s soccer teams play at 4 PM and 6:30 PM against Northern Vermont, Lyndon.
Some potential local accommodation include the following and tell them you’re part of MMA Homecoming.
- Belfast Fireside Inn, 207-338-2090
- Bucksport Motor Inn, 207-469-3111
- Bucksport Spring Fountain Motel, 207-469-3139
- Ellsworth Comfort Inn, 207-667-1345
- Ellsworth Ramada Inn, 207-667-9341
- Online Registration – Online registration for Homecoming 2018 has closed. Please contact the Alumni Office at 207-326-2337 if you would like to register for any of the Homecoming events.
- Homecoming Schedule of Activities
- Friday Morning Classes
- Available Tailgate Catering Menus
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Event Map (PDF)
- Alumni Board Meeting Live Streaming
- Athletics Live Streaming
Homecoming information is available on the Maine Maritime Academy Mobile app.