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Welcome Coast Guard Academy Scholars!

Congratulations on accepting your appointment and welcome to the Coast Guard family!

These pages contain the information you need to prepare to report to the Coast Guard Academy on Swearing-In Day. Our goal is to help you and your parents make a smooth transition to college and military life.

Orientation

Led by senior cadets, your three-week military orientation to the Coast Guard will take place at the Coast Guard Academy At the end of orientation, you and your classmates will leave New London and travel together to Prep School for a second orientation before classes start.

Completing Enrollment Forms

Please follow the guidance in the Scholar Handbook to submit all forms by the deadline, to the appropriate Academy officials. Copies of forms will be mailed to you after you accept your Prep School offer. You can download copies below as well:

Prep School Assignments

You will be assigned to study at one of three Prep Schools based on your needs and the needs of the Service. The curriculum you undertake is specifically designed to prepare you for your first year at the Coast Guard Academy. Placement within the curriculum is based on your past academic record and placement examinations administered at Prep School.

Contact Information

CGA Scholars
Mr. Chris McMunnAssociate Director of Operations (860) 701-6778 (o) [email protected]
LT Brandon StricklandScholars Program Section Chief (860) 701-6322 (o) (860) 857-5326 (c)[email protected]
YNC Ashley VerhagenScholars Program Liaison(860) 701-6511 (o)(860) 941-3362 (c)[email protected]