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Great Lakes Maritime Academy Calendar for 2015/2016 Academic Year


Tuition Due if not deferred

Tues, Aug 4

First Year Cadets: Report Aboard Ship

Sun, Aug 16

Fall Semester Begins

Sat, Aug 29

Labor Day: No Classes

Sat, Sep 5–Mon, Sept 7


DEFERRED Fall Tuition Due

Thurs, Oct 15

No Classes - except first year cadets

Tues, Oct 20

Maritime Advising Nights

TBD–Mid Oct

Spring /Summer Registration Begins

Wed, Oct 21


Mariners Memorial

Tues, Nov 10

Thanksgiving Holiday: No Classes

from 5 p.m. Nov 25 through Sun, Nov 29


Spring tuition/fees due (if not deferred)

Thurs, Dec 10

Semester Ends

Sat, Dec 19

Christmas Holiday: College Closed

Wed, Dec 24-Th, Dec 25

New Year’s Holiday: College Closed

Noon Dec 31–Jan 1


FAFSA Available: fafsa.gov

Thurs, Jan 1

USCG License Exams: Seniors

Schedule TBD

Firefighting Class Offered


Semester Begins

Fri, Jan 8


Commercial Sea Project paperwork due

Mon, Feb 1

DEFERRED Spring Tuition Due

Mon, Feb 15


Apply online for Scholarships!

Tues, Mar 1–Fri, Apr 15

Fall 2016 Registration Begins

Wed, Mar 16

Spring Break: No Classes

Fri, Mar 25–Sun, Apr 3

Firefighting Class offered

Mon, Mar 28–Fri, Apr 1


Tuition Due if not deferred

Tues, Apr 28

Captains Dinner Cadet Group fundraiser

Sat, Apr 16 (tentative)

T/S SOM Open House - open to public

Sat, Apr 23 (tentative)


Honors Convocation

Fri, Apr 29

Graduation/End of Semester

Sat, Apr 30

T/S State of Michigan Spring Cruise

Early May

Summer Semester begins

Sat, May 7

Memorial Day Holiday: No Classes

Sat, May 28–Mon, May 30


DEFERRED Summer Tuition Due

Thurs, Jun 30

T/S State of Michigan returns

End of Jun