Plebe Parents' Weekend
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Parking at USNA

On weekdays, only drivers with DoD identification cards will be permitted to park on the Naval Academy grounds.  Handicapped visitors may bring vehicles onto USNA with handicapped plates or placards and a Government-issued photo identification card.   Drivers without DoD identification cards or handicapped tags who present Midshipman Parent’s Passes (MPPs) will be permitted on the Yard to drop off/pick up passengers only on Thursday and Friday.  Parents with MPPs will be permitted to park their vehicles on the Yard on Saturday and Sunday on a first-come, first-served basis.  Vehicles entering the Yard are subject to search.  Parking will be very limited due to the closure of the Alumni Hall Main Parking Lot where the new parking garage is under construction.  Off-site parking is available at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium (NMCMS), 511 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, for a daily parking fee (normally $5/car and $10/RV).  The fee may increase to $10 on Saturday afternoon if there is an event at the stadium.  Please enter through Gate #5 on Taylor Avenue.  No overnight parking is permitted.  Information on parking in the City of Annapolis is available at  


All persons 21 and older are required to present a government ID card for entry into the Naval Academy and will be subject to search.  Guests are permitted to bring daypacks, diaper bags, camera bags and purses.  Larger bags and large coolers are prohibited.  All bags are subject to search.  Weapons and alcoholic beverages are prohibited.  During peak periods, please allow extra time to access the USNA gates. 


Dogs or other pets are not permitted on the Academy grounds during Plebe Parents’ Weekend.  An exception will be made for disabled individuals using certified service animals.


Picnicking is not authorized on Naval Academy grounds. 

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