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Commencement Week Schedule 2024

(Please check back as times & locations may be subject to change.)

Time Event
1300 Cadet Commencement Rehearsal, Cadet Memorial Field and Leamy Hall
1700 Faculty/Staff Commencement and Awards Ceremony Rehearsal, Leamy Hall
0900Catholic Baccalaureate Mass, Chapel
1030Protestant Baccalaureate Service, Chapel
1230“Gradfest” Class of 2024 Picnic, Leamy Hall

Food Service until 1400
Activities continue through 1430)
(Tickets Required)
1845Coffee Service for Parents’ Association & Parade Officials, CG Museum, Waesche Hall
1930Sunset Drill Review Parade, Washington Parade Ground
07152024 Cadet/Family Golf Tournament, Mohegan Sun Golf Club. 7 Dows Ln, Baltic CT
(Advanced Reservations Required)
0900 – 1100Classrooms & Laboratories, Seamanship and Sailing Center,
and Chase Hall open to Parents & Guests
0930 – 1100Future Spouses’ Coffee, Quarters One
(Invitation only)
1100Faculty Meeting, Leamy Hall Auditorium
1200Officer Christian Fellowship Luncheon, Consolidated Club
1830Commencement Dinner & Ball, Foxwoods Casino
(Tickets Required)
Social Hour begins at 1830 with dinner commencing at 1930)
0915Reception for Prize Donors & Parade Officials, Henriques Room, Hamilton Hall
1000Parade of Cadet Regiment, Washington Parade Field
1130Luncheon for 1/c Cadets, Guests & Academic Awards Presenters, Cadet Wardroom
(Tickets Required)
1300Individual Academic and Military Awards Ceremony, Leamy Hall Auditorium
(Mandatory for all 1/c award winners)
1430Athletic Awards Ceremony, Billard Hall – Athletic Hall of Fame
1800CGA Parking secured except for Commencement Day parking pass holders.
Commencement Parking Plan in effect.
Time Event
0615 Fair or Foul Weather decision made (approx time)
0630 Commencement Team in Place (as determined by OPS Section Chief) (approx time)
0730 Base open for guests. Shuttles begin running from remote parking lots.
0730 Cadet Memorial Field open for seating after clearance is granted by Security Team. (Approx time)
0915 GAO Reception (By Invitation Only), Steel Beach, Leamy Hall
1100 One Hundred Forty-Third Commencement Exercises (Tickets Required)
  • Fair Weather: Cadet Memorial Field
  • Foul Weather: Leamy Hall Auditorium
  • All others – (live streaming to designated spaces on campus for all other guests)
Parents and Guests are asked to be seated by 1030
1500 Base open to normal traffic (approximate time)
  1. Events indicated that are onboard the CGA are open to cadets and their guests.
  2. For those events that require tickets, they will be reserved and distributed by the cadets.
  3. Cadets will be notified if they are to attend the Academic and Athletic Awards in person.
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