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Schedule

Tentative Schedule of Events (Update as of 14FEB24)
Color Code Key
Commissioning Week Specific Event
General USNA Information
Religious Service
Traffic/Special Information
USNA Faculty, Staff, and Midshipmen only

Letter Code Key
 *    Mandatory
B    All Midn
F    Faculty and Staff
G    Invited Guests
D    Designated
T    Tentative

Friday, May 17, 2024

Time Event Location Attendees Attire
7:00 am - 2:00 pm 1845 Gatehouse Coffee Hours Gate 3 B, F, G
7:30 am - 4:00 pm 1845 Coffee Hours Midshipmen Store B, F, G
7:30 am - 4:00 pm Midshipmen Store Hours Midshipmen Store B, F, G
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Visitor Center & Gift Shop Hours Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center B, F, G
9:30 am - 3:00 pm Visitor Center Guided Tours Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center B, F, G
11:00 am - 3:00 pm Lunch (Open to All) Naval Academy Club / The Alley B, F, G
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Dinner  Naval Academy Club / The Alley B, F, G  
7:15 pm Jewish Baccalaureate Sabbath Service Miller Chapel B, F, G Informal
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Saturday, May 18, 2024

Time Event Location Attendees
8:00 am - 3:00 pm 1845 Gatehouse Coffee Hours Gate 3 B, F, G
9:00 am - 4:00 pm 1845 Coffee Hours Midshipmen Store B, F, G
9:00 am - 4:00 pm Midshipmen Store Hours Midshipmen Store B, F, G
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Visitor Center & Gift Shop Hours Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center B, F, G
9:30 am - 3:00 pm Visitor Center Guided Tours Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center B, F, G
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm US Naval Academy Band Armed Forces Day Concert Zimmerman Bandstand B, F, G
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm ★ Class of 2025 Ring Dance  Dahlgren Hall
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Sunday, May 19, 2024

Time Event Location Attendees
8:00 am Morning Colors T-Court B, F, G
8:15 am Protestant Holy Communion Service  St. Andrew's Chapel B, F, G
8:30 am Catholic Baccalaureate Mass Main Chapel B, F, G
8:00 am - 3:00 pm 1845 Gatehouse Coffee Hours Gate 3 B, F, G
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Visitor Center & Gift Shop Hours Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center B, F, G
9:00 am - 1:00 pm Brunch (Reservations Requested: Open to All)  Naval Academy Club/Alley B, F, G
10:00 am -  4:00 pm Midshipmen Store Hours Midshipmen Store B, F, G
10:00 am - 4:00 pm 1845 Coffee Hours Midshipmen Store B, F, G
11:00 am Protestant Baccalaureate Worship Service Main Chapel B, F, G
11:00 am - 5:00 pm USNA Museum Open to Guests USNA Museum B, F, G
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Visitor Center Guided Tours Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center B, F, G
12:00 p m - 12:30 pm USNA Band Chapel Walkway Concert Zimmerman Bandstand B, F, G
2:00 pm -  4:00 pm N* Reception 16 Porter Road D, G
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Superintendent's Reception Farragut House Superintendent's Reception for Class of 2024 (1st, 2nd, & 3rd Co.) 
5:00 pm -  6:30 pm Superintendent's Reception Farragut House Superintendent's Reception for Class of 2024 (4th, 5th, & 6th Co.)
7:00 pm -  8:30 pm Superintendent's Reception Farragut House Superintendent's Reception for Class of 2024 (7th, 8th, 9th, & 10th Co.) 
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Monday, May 20, 2024

Time Event Location Attendees Attire
6:00 am  - 7:00 am Indoor Color Parade Practice (Color Companies Only) Halsey Field House Color Companies Only
7:00 am - 2:00 pm 1845 Gatehouse Coffee Gate 3 B, F, G
7:30 am - 5:00 pm 1845 Coffee  Midshipmen Store B, F, G
7:30 am -  5:00 pm Midshipmen Store Hours Midshipmen Store B, F, G
8:00 am Morning Colors T-Court B, F, G
8:00 am  - 9:30 am School of Engineering & Weapons Ceremony  Mahan Hall Class of  2024 (D) Informal
8:00 am - 4:00 pm Yard Patrol Craft Static Displays Farragut Seawall B, F, G
9:00 am  - 5:00 pm USNA Museum Open to Guests USNA Museum B, F, G
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Visitor Center & Gift Shop Hours Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center B, F, G
10:00 am  - 11:00 am Midshipmen Community Service Awards Ceremony  Memorial Hall 
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Visitor Center Guided Tours Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center B, F, G
11:00 am - 5:00 pm Lunch (Open to All) Naval Academy Club/Alley B, F, G
11:00 am - 1:00 pm Food Truck(s) Midshipmen Store Parking Lot
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Commandant of Midshipmen Awards Ceremony  Mahan Hall Auditorium 
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Superintendent's Reception Farragut House Superintendent's Reception for Class of 2024 (11th, 12th, 13th & 14th Co.)  Informal
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Dinner  Naval Academy Club/Alley B, F, G
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Superintendent's Reception Farragut House Superintendent's Reception for Class of 2024 (15th,  16th, 17th, & 18th Co.) Informal
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Superintendent's Reception Farragut House Superintendent's Reception for Class of 2024 (19th, 20th, 21st, & 22nd Co.) Informal
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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Time Event Location Attendees Attire
6:45  am  - 7:45  am Brigade Color Parade Worden Field
7:00 am - 2:00 pm 1845 Gatehouse Coffee
(*Closed upon conclusion of Blue Angels Flight Rehearsal)
Gate 3 B, F, G
7:30 am - 5:00 pm 1845 Coffee Hours Midshipmen Store B, F, G
7:30 am -  5:00 pm Midshipmen Store Hours Midshipmen Store B, F, G
8:00 am Morning Colors - Silent Drill Team Performance  T-Court B, F, G
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Yard Patrol Craft Static Displays Farragut Seawall B, F, G
9:00 am - 3:00 pm Food Truck(s) Hospital Point / Midshipmen Store Parking Lot
9:00 am - 5:00 pm USNA Museum Open to Guests USNA Museum B, F, G
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Visitor Center & Gift Shop Hours Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center B, F, G
10:00 am - 11:45 am USMC Family Orientation & Awards Ceremony Alumni Hall B, F, G
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Visitor Center Guided Tours Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center  B, F, G
10:45 am  USNA (Route 450) Bridge Closure in Annapolis, MD
11:00 am - 1:00 pm Blue Angels Circle & Arrival Severn River B, F, G
11:00 am - 5:00 pm Lunch (Open to All) Naval Academy Club/Alley B, F, G
11:00 am - 4:00 pm USNA Gates Closed to Incoming Vehicular Traffic
12:50 pm - 1:20 pm Weekday Catholic Mass St. Andrew's Chapel B, F, G
1:00 pm  USNA (Route 450) Bridge Opens 
1:45 pm  USNA (Route 450) Bridge Closes 
2:00 pm ★  Blue Angels Flight Rehearsal  Severn River B, F, G Casual
4:00 pm   USNA (Route 450) Bridge Closure in Annapolis, MD.  Opens at the conclusion of the Blue Angels Flight Rehearsal.
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Superintendent's Reception Farragut House Superintendent's Reception for Class of 2024 (23rd, 24th, 25th, & 26th Co.)  Informal
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Superintendent's Reception Farragut House Superintendent's Reception for Class of 2024 (27th, 28th, 29th, & 30th Co.)  Informal
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Dinner  Naval Academy Club/Alley B, F, G
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Commissioning Week Glee Club Concert Main Chapel B, F, G
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Time Event Location Attendees
7:00 am  ★  Graduation Rehearsal   ★    Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium Class of 2024
7:00 am - 2:00 pm 1845 Gatehouse Coffee  
(*Closed upon conclusion of Blue Angels Flight Demonstration)
Gate 3 B, F, G
7:30 am - 5:00 pm 1845 Coffee Hours Midshipmen Store B, F, G
7:30 am -  5:00 pm Midshipmen Store Hours Midshipmen Store B, F, G
8:00 am Morning Colors T-Court B, F, G
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Yard Patrol Craft Static Displays Farragut Seawall B, F, G
9:00 am - 6:00 pm Visitor Center & Gift Shop Hours Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center B, F, G
9:00 am - 5:00 pm USNA Museum Open to Guests USNA Museum B, F, G
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Visitor Center Guided Tours Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center B, F, G
11:00 am - 1:00 pm Food Truck(s) Hospital Point / Midshipmen Store Parking Lot
10:00 am - 11:30 am Humanities & Social Sciences Division Awards Ceremony  Memorial Hall B (Desig)
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Mathematics & Science Division Awards Ceremony  Mahan Hall Auditorium B (Desig)
10:45 am  USNA Route 450 Bridge Closes   (Weather Alternative) 
11:00 am - 1:00 pm Blue Angels Circle & Arrival (Weather Alternative)  Severn River  B, F, G
11:00 am - 5:00 pm Lunch (Open to All) Naval Academy Club/Alley B, F, G
11:00 am - 4:00 pm USNA Gates Closed to Incoming Vehicular Traffic
12:05 pm  Noon Meal Formation/Brigade Change of Command Ceremony T-Court B, F, G
12:30 pm  USNA Drum and Bugle Corps Concert Radford Terrace B, F, G
12:50 pm - 1:20 pm Catholic Mass Main Chapel B, F, G
12:50 am - 1:50 p m Navy & Marine Association Awards Ceremony Memorial Hall B (Desig)
1:00 pm 8th & I / BCD Performance  Ingram Field (Halsey Field House - Inclement Weather Alternative)
1:00 pm Naval Academy Band Blues & Gold Concert Hospital Point B, F, G
1:00 pm USNA (Route 450) Bridge Opens (Weather Alternative) 
1:45 pm USNA (Route 450) Bridge Closes 
2:00 pm ★  Blue Angels Flight Demonstration ★    Severn River B, F, G
4:00 pm  Commissioning Week Organ Concert by Monte Maxwell Main Chapel B, F, G
4:00 pm USNA Gates Open (USNA/Route 450 Bridge Opens at Conclusion of Blue Angels Demonstration) 
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Dinner Naval Academy Club/Alley B, F, G
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm ★  Graduation Ball  ★    Dahlgren Hall B, F, G
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Thursday, May 23, 2024

Time Event Location Attendees Attire
7:00 am Graduation Rehearsal (Weather Alternate) Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium Class of 2024
7:00 am - 2:00 pm 1845 Gatehouse Coffee Hours Gate 3 B, F, G
7:30 am - 5:00 pm 1845 Coffee Hours Midshipmen Store B, F, G
7:30 am -  5:00 pm Midshipmen Store Hours Midshipmen Store B, F, G
8:00 am Morning Colors T-Court B, F, G
8:00 am - 4:00 pm Yard Patrol Craft Static Displays Farragut Seawall B, F, G
9:00 am - 5:00 pm USNA Museum Hours USNA Museum B, F, G
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Visitor Center & Gift Shop Hours Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center B, F, G
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Visitor Center Guided Tours Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center B, F, G
10:45 am - 12:15 pm Vehicle Access to Worden Field Via Gate 8 Restricted  Gate 8
11:00 am ★  Color Parade   ★  Worden Field
Halsey Field House  (Inclement Weather Alternative) 
B*, F, G
11:00 am - 5:00 pm Lunch (Open to All) Naval Academy Club/Alley B, F, G
11:00 am - 1:00 pm Food Truck(s) Midshipmen Store Parking Lot
12:50 pm - 1:20 pm Catholic Mass Main Chapel B, F, G
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm Provost's Award for Academic Excellence by Varsity Athletic Team Mahan Hall  Auditorium  F, G Informal
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Prizes & Awards Ceremony & Reception  Alumni Hall F, G Informal
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Protestant Service Laboon Center
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Dinner   (Open to All) Naval Academy Club/Alley B, F, G
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Friday, May 24, 2024

Time Event Location Attendees Attire
6:30 am Parking Gates Open Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
6:00 am - 3:00 pm Uniform Store Open 5th Wing/Bancroft  B
7:00 am All Stadium Gates and Concessions Open to Guests Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium B, F, G
7:00 am - 11:00 am 1845 Gatehouse Coffee Hours Gate 3 B, F, G
7:30 am - 5:00 pm 1845 Coffee Hours Midshipmen Store B, F, G
7:30 am - 4:00 pm Midshipmen Store Hours Midshipmen Store B, F, G
9:00 am - 5:00 pm USNA Museum Hours USNA Museum B, F, G
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Visitor Center & Gift Shop Hours Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center B, F, G
9:00 am Class of 2024 Procession Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium *B, F Informal
10:00 am ★  Class of 2024 Graduation  ★  Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

Weather Alternate: Alumni Hall (2 tickets per midshipman) 
*B, F
Weather Alternate: *B, F (Indoor ticket holders)
Informal
9:30 am - 3:00 pm Visitor Center Guided Tours Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center B, F, G
10:04 am Blue Angels Graduation Fly-Over Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium B, F
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Graduation Photo/Swearing-In Ceremony Superintendent's Tent Area, Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium Class of 2024, F Informal
1:00 pm Inter-Service Commissioning Ceremonies in the N* Room (if required)  Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium 
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Saturday, May 25, 2024

Time Event Location Attendees
8:00 am - 3:00 pm 1845 Gatehouse Coffee Hours Gate 3 B, F, G
9:00 am - 4:00 pm 1845 Coffee Hours Midshipmen Store B, F, G
9:00 am - 4:00 pm Midshipmen Store Hours Midshipmen Store B, F, G
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Visitor Center & Gift Shop Hours Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center B, F, G
9:30 am - 3:00 pm Visitor Center Guided Tours Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center B, F, G
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