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Are you ready to come aboard and save your space at Cal Maritime?


The New Student Guide: Saving Your Space is as Easy as 1-2-3!

Like every university, Cal Maritime admits more students than it can accommodate. In order to reserve your space in the Fall 2021 enrolling class, you need complete the following steps:

  1. Your online or mailed non-refundable $500 deposit;
  2. The online Intent-to-Enroll form; and
  3. The online "StarRez" Housing License Agreement or optional Off-Campus Housing Petition

Get Started with the New Student Guide

The New Student Guide includes all the information you need, with online and printable forms (along with the $500 non-refundable deposit) that must be submitted by May 3, 2021. 

For any enrollment questions, contact the Admissions Office at (707) 654-1330.


Virtual Tours, Presentations, and Events for students admitted to Spring 2021 and Fall 2021

Use the Virtual Tours, Presentations, and Counseling webpage to schedule meetings with us until more information is placed here in upcoming weeks. An online open house week called Cal Maritime Week for Fall 2021 admitted students is scheduled for April 17-22, 2021.

Virtual Tours, PresenTations, and Counseling options


Cal Maritime Cadet FloraCLICK, CHAT, CONNECT 

Click, Chat, Connect sessions are opportunities for students and families to learn more information about special topics, interact with current cadets (students) and hear from Admissions Staff. Held bi-weekly via Zoom, everyone is welcome to participate. All you need to do is click the following link to join the session: 

Thursday, Feb. 11 at 4pm Strategic Sealift Officer Program (Navy Reserves) for sea-going majors
Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 4pm Participation Pit-Stop, Check out the Makerspace and Library
Thursday, Feb. 25 at 4pm Womxn @ Cal Maritime
Tuesday, Mar. 9 at 4pm Student Governmet & Community Engagement/Service
Thursday, Mar. 11 at 4pm Housing and Residential Life
Tuesday, Mar. 23 at 4pm Career Services at Cal Maritime
Thursday, Mar. 25 at 4pm CAPS: Counseling and Psychological Services

Tuesday, Apr. 6 at 4pm

Athletics and Recreation: Session 1

Thursday, Apr. 8 at 4pm The Corps of Cadets
Tuesday, Apr. 27 at 4pm Athletics and Recreation: Session 2
Thursday, Apr. 29 at 4pm Campus Live Tour




man putting coins into a piggy bankFINANCIAL AID FRIDAYS 

Financial Aid Friday sessions are opportunities for students and families to ask questions directly to the staff of Cal Maritime's Financial Aid Office.  Questions needing to be handled in private will be answered via the chat feature within the Zoom session. Held bi-weekly on Fridays via Zoom, all students as well as parents or guadians are welcome to participate. All you need to do is click the following link to join the session:

Friday, Feb. 5 at 4pm Award Letters & the FAFSA
Friday, Feb. 19 at 4pm Verification Process
Friday, Mar. 5 at 4pm Income Appeals
Friday, Mar. 19 at 4pm Scholarships
Friday, Apr. 2 at 4pm Loans
Saturday, Apr. 17 time TBD Financial Aid Session at Cal Maritime Week. (See Cal Maritime Week below)




Women in Maritime Leadership imageWOMEN IN MARITIME LEADERSHIP (WML) CONFERENCE Link to the WML Conference




Hillside campus shot looking toward the bridgeCAL MARITIME WEEK

(Virtual Event) for Admitted Students - April 17-22, 2021 

Cal Maritime Week is an online open-house consisting of a series of specific Zoom sessions for admitted students and families. 

See the schedule and register for Cal Maritime Week Sessions



Check Your Student Portal Email and PeopleSoft Student Center

Cal Maritime Student Portal image

You should have been sent access to your campus e-mail account and student portal to the email address you listed in your admission application. Look for an email with the subject line "Your ID, Username, and passwords for Cal Maritime portal and e-mail." That email tells you your Cal Maritime email address, username, and how to set up your password. If you cannot find that email, it may have been blocked, so just give us a call or send an email to and we can resend your credentials.

Once you find that email, go to (or any Cal Maritime webpage) and click on "Login" along the top of your large screen or in the main menu icon in the upper corner of your cell phone screen . Once you reach the student portal (see above picture) you will need your user name and password when you access any of the systems listed on on the screen 

The access to your Cal Maritime email account is on the left side: "Office 365 Email." You should also take a look at your records in our computer system called "PeopleSoft -Student Systems." Inside PeopleSoft, look for "Student Center" which is how you evenuatlly will view or change your addresses, emails, phone numbers, view the courses you're registered in, accept the financial aid you've been offered, and more.


Add your Campus E-mail to your smartphone

The easiest way to access your campus e-mail is to add it as an e-mail account on your smartphone (iPhone or Android). To view instructions for adding your campus e-mail to your smartphone, refer to the first e-mail we sent to your Cal Maritime account with the subject line, "Welcome to your new Cal Maritime email account."


Complete Your Physical Exam and Medical Forms

Set up an appointment with your physician for a full examination.

Remember that some health conditions learned through a completed health forms may prevent an individual from receiving a license to work in certain occupations associated with some of our degree program or complete a requirement for receiving certain degrees we offer.


Mandatory Health Insurance Requirement

  • Fall 2021 admitted students: to avoid being charged for health insurance, must submit a health insurance waiver request by Mid-Summer, 2021. Information will be available at our health insurance webpage.
  • Spring 2021 admitted students: To avoid being charged for health insurance, must submit a health insurance waiver request by Mid-December. Information is available at our health insurance webpage.

It is the policy of Cal Maritime to require all enrolled students to maintain Cal Maritime student health insurance or comparable private insurance. This is due to the special nature of the educational experience at the Academy, which includes an international training cruise or international study experience.

If you are currently not insured: You will be automatically enrolled in the Cal Maritime insurance plan that meets all school requirements.

If you are currently insured and wish to maintain your current insurance, you must: Request a waiver from purchasing Cal Maritime's insurance plan by completing the online Student Health Services insurance waiver. Please note, it is the responsibility of the student to inform Cal Maritime when coverage changes after any waiver has been granted.


Important Documents to Read


Veterans Programs

Follow this link to information for veterans.