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Great Lakes Maritime Academy Calendar - 21/22

Month

Event

Date

July

Fall Tuition/fees Due (if not deferred)

Tues, July 27

Aug

Welcome Aboard/First Year Cadets Check-In

Thurs, Aug 26

Orientation half day for incoming Cadets

Friday, Aug 27

Start of Fall Semester

Sat, Aug 23

Sep

Labor Day: No Classes

Sat, Sep 5–Mon, Sep 6

 

Advising - Schedule to meet with your faculty advisor prior to registration

 Sept & Oct.

Oct

FAFSA Available for following Fall: fafsa.gov

Fri, Oct 1

Registration for Spring/Summer Classes begins

Wed, Oct 20

NMC October Conference - No Classes Day or Evening

Tues, Oct 12

Nov

Mariners Memorial

Wed, Nov 10

Thanksgiving Holiday: No Classes

5 p.m. Wed, Nov 24–Sun, Nov 28

Prospective Cadets - Early Admission Application Deadline

Mon, Nov 1

Dec

Spring Tuition/fees Due (if not deferred)

Thurs, Dec 2

Semester Ends

Sat, Dec 18

Fire Training option 1 - first year cadets

Mon, Dec 20–Thurs Dec 23

Christmas Holiday - College Closed

Fri, Dec 24–Mon, Dec 27

New Year’s Holiday - College Closed

Noon, Fri Dec 31–Mon, Jan 3

Jan

USCG License Exams: Third Assistant/Third Mate

TBD

Fire Training option 2 - first year cadets

Mon, Jan 3–Fri, Jan 7

Scholarship applications open for Fall 2022

Mon, Jan 3

Start of Spring Semester

Fri, Jan 14

USCG License Exams - Pilotage (Deck only)

TBD

Feb

Commercial Sea Project paperwork due (annually)

Due by Feb 1

Online Scholarship Applications - Open (annually)

TBD

Mar

Advising - Meet with your faculty advisor prior to Fall registration

Before March 9

Registration for Fall semester begins

Wed, Mar 9

Fire Training option 3 - first year cadets

Mon, Mar 28–Fri, Apr 1

Spring Break - No Classes (except Fire Training for first year cadets)

Mon, Mar 28–Sun, Apr 3

Apr

Summer Tuition/Fees Due (if not deferred)

Tues, Apr 19

May

Honors Convocation

Fri, May 6

Commencement/Maritime Graduation Ceremony/Classes End

Sat, May 7

T/S State of Michigan - cadet training

Spring Training Cruise Itinerary »

Start of Summer Semester

Mon, May 9

Memorial Day Holiday: No Classes

Mon, May 30

Jun

Summer Classes - second session start (8-week session)

 

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