Once the program starts, check out the photo gallery here!
Important Documents to Have Access to During Summer Seminar
- Candidate Summer Engagement Packet 2022
- Travis Manion Foundation: Programs Overview
- Character Information & Definitions
- Operation Legacy: Service Project Suggestions
All students must have the COVID-19 vaccination in order to participate in Office of Admissions summer programs. Attendees will be required to complete the DD Form 3150 which will be emailed to paid participants via Docusign along with other required forms for the program.
We understand that many selected students are still in the process of obtaining the COVID-19 vaccination. Please complete the DD 3150 form as appropriate for your CURRENT SITUATION. Prior to the session start date, participants must attest to being vaccinated for COVID-19 in order to comply with the USNA requirement.
Please note that “fully vaccinated” is defined as 14 days after the completion of the final dosage of the COVID-19 vaccine. No booster is required. In order to allow for “14 days”, the last day for final dosages are: Session 1: MAY 20/Session 2: May 27/Session 3: June 3.
There are no exceptions to this requirement for overnight programs at the U.S. Naval Academy (including for medical or religious reasons).
Please note the program fee is refundable at any time for any reason prior to the start of the program.
You have been invited to the session noted in your selection email. If you are unable to attend the assigned session, please complete Summer Seminar Decline or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please ensure that you pay the program fee within 5 calendar days of your selection email. You may email email@example.com if you have questions or concerns about your payment.
1-2 weeks after receipt of your payment, you will receive an email from Docusign containing the below REQUIRED forms which must be completed within 5 calendar days.
- Medical Consent Form
- Certificate of Vaccination Form
- Yard Patrol Liability Form
Attendance Instructions and Packing List
You may find it here: Attendance Instructions
Numbers to Save
Emergency Line: 443-223-4951
Admissions Office: 410-293-1858
If any emergencies arise regarding travel, late arrival on Saturday, or any other emergencies, please call the emergency line, 443-223-4951, to reach our Duty Officer." ONLY USE THIS PHONE NUMBER FOR EMERGENCIES. It will only be active June 4 - June 23, 2022 on travel days. Outside of those days or for other reasons, contact the USNA Admissions front desk at 410-293-1858
DRIVING TO USNA: Students and/or parents who drive to USNA, must enter via Gate 6. Gate 6 is located on King George Street next to the Max Bishop Stadium. A valid photo ID** and a printed copy of your Summer Seminar confirmation email will be required to drive on. Once at Gate 6, a security inspection will be conducted on your vehicle. Following the inspection, you will be granted drive-on access to USNA. If you, as a student, drive yourself and need to keep your car parked on the Academy grounds for the duration of Summer Seminar, complete the Parking Permit Request Form; not recommended due to limited parking.
FLYING TO BWI: For students who fly in, there will be transportation provided to and from BWI airport. Transportation will NOT be provided to and from any other airport. All student arrival times should be on Saturday between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. All student departure times should be on Thursday, no earlier than 3:00 p.m. Once the flight lands, students will report to baggage claim, collect their bags, and look for Midshipmen in Summer Whites uniforms in that area. The Midshipmen will then escort the students to the buses for transportation to USNA. If you do not immediately see a Midshipman in baggage claim, head to the Hudson News stand near Baggage Claim 4 to wait.
**A valid driver's license, passport, or state issued photo ID most often satisfies the requirements of the ID required to gain access to base. Visit here for more information on base access ID requirements
Arrival and Check-in Day
Check-In for Summer Seminar will be held in Dahlgren Hall between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Parents are welcome to accompany students to Dahlgren Hall. After check-in, the students will depart to begin Summer Seminar. ALL STUDENTS MUST KEEP A VALID FORM OF PHOTO ID ON THEIR PERSONS AT ALL TIMES.
For interested family members present on check-in day, there will be walking tours scheduled at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Additionally, we will hold an Admissions presentation at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. in Halsey Field House above the Visitor's Center and a combined Admissions presentation/parent panel at 3:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall. Prior registration is not required for any of these events. These events are optional.
Students are encouraged to call parents upon arrival. Please do not use the emergency phone line to verify that your child has arrived, we need to keep that line clear for true emergencies. At the Welcome event, students will be reminded to call/text a parent/guardian.
Closing Ceremonies and Departure Day
Summer Seminar will conclude Thursday morning in Alumni Hall at 8:45 a.m., with awards at 10:00 a.m., and dismissal at approximately 10:45 a.m. The buses will depart USNA for BWI at 11:15 a.m. Parents who are picking up their students, must enter through Gate 6 and follow the instructions listed above for entry.