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Parents’ Weekend

Parents’ Weekend is a tradition taking place each fall. Cadets welcome family to the campus for the weekend, starting Thursday evening.

Parents Weekend 2023 takes from 28 September to 1 October on the campus, at the rugby pitch in Stonington, and on the Thames River.  Weekend highlights include musical performances, six athletic events, four socials, and a regimental review.  Some events require advance registration.

Schedule and Maps

The following events required advance registration and payment:

  • Pasta dinner (Friday, 1800 and 1900 seatings)
  • Classes of 2025, 2026, & 2027 Lunch (Friday, 1100 – 1300)
  • Class of 2024 Lunch (Friday, 1115-1300)
  • USCG Art Showcase (Friday, 1600-1800)
  • Pre-Game Picnic Lunch (Saturday, 1100-1315)

Visitors must purchase tickets to attend the game unless they hold season tickets.

Guests holding season tickets should use assigned seats in section D. All other seating is first come, first served.

Accessible seating: Proceed to section A via ground level ramp at the south end of stadium.


Friday and Saturday: Visitor parking is offsite, at the Crystal Mall (850 Hartford Turnpike, Waterford, CT) next to the Olive Garden restaurant. Shuttle buses will run from the mall to the campus on Friday and Saturday starting at 0700. The last shuttle will depart from Leamy Hall at 1830. See Offsite Parking Map.

Golf carts will provide lifts on campus. Just flag down a ride!

Thursday and Sunday: Visitors may park on campus.

Volunteer and handicap accessible parking: Use the N Lot on campus on Friday. On Saturday use the N and R Lots.

Please check with your cadet to confirm his or her personal schedule. Liberty expires for all cadets at 2200 on Sunday.

Parents Weekend - Gallery

Parents Weekend - Gallery

Contact Information

Parents Weekend
LCDR Thomas Olsen
Project Officer
(860) 701-6874
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