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Great Lakes Maritime Academy Calendar for 2014/15 Academic Year


Tuition Due if not deferred

Tues, Aug 5

First Year Cadets: Report Aboard Ship

Sun, Aug 10

Fall  Semester Begins

Sat, Aug 23

Labor Day: No Classes

Sat, Aug 30–Mon, Sept 1


No Classes-except first year cadets

Tues, Oct 7

DEFERRED Fall Tuition Due

Wed, Oct 15

Maritime Advising Nights

TBD–Mid Oct

Spring /Summer Registration Begins

Wed, Oct 22


Mariners Memorial

Mon, Nov 10

Thanksgiving Holiday: No Classes

5 p.m. on Nov 26–Nov 30


Semester Ends

Sat, Dec 13

Firefighting Group 1

Mon, Dec 15-19

Christmas Holiday: College Closed

Wed, Dec 24-Th, Dec 25

Tuition Due if not deferred

Tues, Dec 30

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 Group 2

Mon, Jan 5–9

Semester Begins

Mon, Jan 12


Commercial Sea Project paperwork due

Mon, Feb 2

DEFERRED Spring Tuition Due

Fri, Feb 15


Apply online for Scholarships!

Sun, Mar 1–Wed, Apr 15

Fall 2015 Registration Begins

Wed, Mar 11

Spring Break: No Classes

Mon, Mar 30–Sun, Apr 5

Firefighting Group 3

Mon, Mar 30–Fri, Apr 3


Tuition Due if not deferred

Tues, Apr 28

Academy Open House



Honors Convocation

Fri, May 1

Graduation/End of Semester

Sat, May 2

T/S State of Michigan Spring Cruise

May (Exact dates TBD)

Summer Semester begins

Sat, May 9

Memorial Day Holiday: No Classes

Sat–Mon, May 23–25


DEFERRED Summer Tuition Due

Mon, Jun 30

T/S State of Michigan returns

End of Jun–TBD