Family & Friends
Welcome Maine Maritime Academy families and friends!
We are looking forward to getting to know you as your student becomes part of the MMA community. With that in mind, we have created several opportunities for you to learn more about the Academy, ask questions of staff, and meet each other throughout the summer.
This page will be your hub for resources and information to help you and your student navigate their transition into college and ensure their success once they arrive on campus. Check back often for updates and stay connected through the Parent’s Association Facebook page.
The Regiment of Midshipmen is a uniformed student body that fosters self-confidence, teamwork, self-discipline, honor, and integrity in young men and women. Participation in the Regiment is a federal requirement for students seeking an unlimited license in marine engineering or marine transportation but is open to all students. Students joining the Regiment must participate in a ten-day Regimental Preparatory Training (RPT). This challenging program prepares students for life as Midshipmen. After completing RPT, students begin Midshipmen Under Guidance (MUG) Month for ongoing training and preparation before induction into the full Regiment of Midshipmen. Before students are inducted into the full Regiment of Midshipmen they are referred to as MUGs.
For more information about the Regiment, click here.
To order their uniform, students must complete a Uniform Measurement Form and submit it to the Bookstore. Forms can be found on the Regimental New Student page. NOTE: There is a $500 uniform deposit due when uniforms are fitted.
All students who are under the age of 21 must live on campus. If your permanent address is 45 miles or less from campus and your student is under the age of 21, they can live at home and commute to campus.
What if I buy a house or apartment in Castine or within the 45 miles – can my student live there?
No – unless you plan on making that address your permanent home as well, your student cannot live in the property unless they are 21 or older. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Residential Life at 207-326-2280.
NOTE: The Regiment of Midshipmen has additional policies regarding living off campus. Questions and concerns should be directed to the Commandant’s Office at 207-326-2250.
1 Pleasant St. (student mailbox #)
Castine, ME 04420NOTE: If your student hasn’t provided you or doesn’t have a mailbox number yet, you can write “New Student” until your student gives you their box #.
|14-Jun||7:00 PM||Setting Students Up for Success||Parents||Watch Recorded Session Here|
|23-Jun||5:00 PM||Uniform Fitting and Bookstore||Students & Parents||Watch Recorded Session Here|
|24-Jun||5:00 PM||Regiment Q & A||Parents||Watch Recorded Session Here|
|29-Jun||7:00 PM||MMA Parent's Association||Parents||Watch Recorded Session Here|
|6-Jul||7:00 PM||Setting Students Up for Success||Parents||Watch Recorded Session Here|
|7-Jul||1:00 PM||NROTC||Students & Parents||Watch Recorded Session Here|
|8-Jul||3:00 PM||Financial Aid and Billing||Parents||Watch Recorded Session Here|
|15-Jul||3:00 PM||Health and Counseling||Parents||No Recording available due to technical difficulties. Apologies!|
|23-Jul||3:00 PM||Dining Services||Students & Parents||Recorded Session Coming Soon|
|28-Jul||3:00 PM||Campus Safety Q & A||Students & Parents||Watch Recorded Session Here|
|29-Jul||2:00 PM||Academic Support and Accessibility||Parents||Watch Recorded Session Here|
|3-Aug||6:00 PM||Regimental Q & A||Parents and Students|
|5-Aug||7:00 PM||MMA Parent's Association||Parents|
|6-Aug||7:00 PM||Setting Students Up for Success||Parents|