Life at USNA

Daily Schedule

A typical weekday schedule looks something like this:

5:30 a.m. Arise for personal fitness workout (optional)
6:30 a.m. Reveille (all hands out of bed)
6:30 - 7:00 a.m. Special instruction period for plebes
7:00 a.m. Morning meal formation
7:15 a.m. Morning meal
7:55 - 11:45 a.m. Four class periods, 50 minutes each
12:05 p.m. Noon meal formation
12:10 p.m. Noon meal
12:50 - 1:20 p.m. Company training time
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Fifth and sixth class periods
3:45 - 6:00 p.m. Varsity and intramural athletics, extracurricular and personal activities; drill and parades twice weekly in the fall and spring
6:30 - 7:15 p.m. Evening Meal
8:00 - 11:00 p.m. Study period
Midnight Taps for all midshipmen
When you add to this schedule the time required for military duties, inspection preparation and extra academic instruction, you can see the demands on your time are considerable.