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Family Schedule

While Orientation is primarily designed to introduce new cadets to life at the Academy, we recognize the important role that families play during this transition. During Orientation, there are several events we encourage you to attend.


Orientation Week 2014 Parent/Family Schedule

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Thursday, August 28

6:30 am - 8:00 am           Breakfast *

8:00 am - 9:00 am           First Formation Practice (Cadets only)

9:00 am - 10:30 am         Welcome Presentation

10:30 am - 11:00 am        First Formation (capping ceremony)

11:30 am - 1:00 pm         Lunch Buffet *

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm           Special Topic Sessions - Parents or family members can select which sessions to attend from the following list: Financial Aid; Health Center; Academics & Registrar; Business Office; Center of Engagement; Teaching & Learning; on-campus employment; Ambassadors; Discipline & Conduct; Athletics; Housing; Commandant of Cadets.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm          "Travels of a T-Shirt" Common Reading Assignment Presentation

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm          Presentation on Keelhauler Athletics

5:30 pm - 6:30pm           Dinner in the Dining Center & Aware, Awake, & Alive. *

                                Parent/Family program concludes.


* Meals will be available at the Dining Center for family and guests at the below cost per person:

Breakfast     $9.75

Lunch       $10.50

Dinner      $11.00

Note: all times subject to change