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COMMENCEMENT 2017
CLASS CREST
Class of 2016 Crest 
Commencement Week Schedule
Saturday, May 13
8:30 a.m. Cadet Commencement Rehearsal: Cadet Memorial Field
10:00 a.m. Faculty/Staff Awards Ceremony and Commencement Rehearsal: Cadet Memorial Field and Leamy Hall

Sunday, May 14
9:00 a.m. Catholic Baccalaureate Service: Chapel11:00 a.m. Protestant Baccalaureate Service: Chapel
10:00 a.m. Coffee and Tea Reception: Chapel

12:30 p.m. “Gradfest” Class of 2017 Picnic: Lower Athletic Field Food Service Until 3:00 p.m. Activities Continue Through 4:00 p.m. (Tickets Required)
6:15 p.m. Coffee Service for Parents’ Association and Parade Officials: Henriques Room, Hamilton Hall
7:30 p.m. Sunset Drill Review Parade: Washington Parade Field 

Monday, May 15
7:30 a.m.2016 Cadet/Family Golf Tournament - First Tee Time 8:00 a.m. (Advanced Reservations Required)
9:00 a.m. Faculty Meeting - McAllister Hall Auditorium
9:00-11:00 a.m. Classrooms, Laboratories, Seamanship and Sailing Center and Chase Hall Open to Parents and Guests
9:30 a.m. Future Spouses' Coffee: Quarters One (Invitation Only)
12:30 a.m. Officers' Christian Fellowship Luncheon: Officers' Club
6:30 p.m. Commencement Dinner and Ball: Uncas Ballroom, Mohegan Sun Resort Convention Center - Social Hour Begins at 6:30 p.m. with Dinner Commencing at 7:30 p.m. (Tickets Required) 

Tuesday, May 16
9:45 a.m. Reception for Prize Donors and Parade Officials: Henriques Room, Hamilton Hall
10:30 a.m. Parade of Cadet Regiment: Washington Parade Field
11:30 p.m. Luncheon for 1/c Cadets, Guests and Academic Awards Presenters: Cadet Wardroom (Tickets Required) (Remainder of Corps Will Dine in Alternate Locations)
1:00 p.m. Individual Academic and Military Awards Ceremony: Leamy Hall Auditorium (Mandatory for 1/c Cadets)
4:30 p.m. Athletic Awards Reception: Billard Hall - Athletic Hall of Fame
5:00 p.m. Athletic Awards Ceremony: Billard Hall - Athletic Hall of Fame
10:00 p.m. CGA Parking Secured Except for Commencement Day Parking Pass Holders - Commencement Parking Plan in Effect

Wednesday, May 17
6:15 a.m. (Approximately) Fair or Foul Weather Decision Made
6:30 a.m. (Approximately) Commencement Team in Place (As Determined by OPS Section Chief)
7:30 a.m. Base Open for Guests - Shuttles Begin Running from Remote Parking Lots
7:30 a.m. (Approximately) Cadet Memorial Field Open for Seating After Clearance is Granted by Security Team
9:30 a.m. GAO Reception: Henriques Room, Hamilton Hall (Invitation Only)
11:00 a.m. One Hundred Thirty-Sixth Commencement Exercises:
Fair weather: Cadet Memorial Field (Tickets Required)
Foul weather: Leamy Hall Auditorium (Tickets Required) 

Parents and Guests are asked to be seated by 10:30. 

Following Commencement Exercises: 

Superintendent's Reception: Officers’ Club (Invitation Only) 

3 p.m. (Approximately) Base Open to Normal Traffic

This information is subject to change; please check the site frequently for updates.