Class of 2022

spring Commencement 2022

Graduation is an exciting time and occasion for which all graduates, their families and friends should be proud. Congratulations to the Class of 2022!

Thursday, May 5

NROTC Commissioning Ceremony

The Ceremony will be held at 11:00 a.m. in St. Mary's Pentagon, Fort Schuyler (Graduates will be contacted directly).

Senior Toast

A Senior Toast will take place at 5:00 p.m. at Quarters One (Presidential invite).

senior awards dinner

The Awards Dinner will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the Special Events Room (by invitation only).

Friday, May 6

Veteran's Military Recognition Ceremony

The Veteran’s Military Recognition Ceremony will be held at 9:00 a.m. in St. Mary's Pentagon, Fort Schuyler (Graduates will be contacted directly).

Commencement Ceremonies

Two Commencement Ceremonies will be held in St. Mary's Pentagon, Fort Schuyler.

All graduates must check in 45 minutes prior to their School Commencement ceremony. 

School of Business, Science and Humanities
Commencement Start Time: 10:00 AM
  • Maritime Studies

  • International Transportation and Trade

  • Marine Environmental Science

  • All Graduate Programs

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School of Engineering and  School of Maritime Education and Training
Commencement Start Time: 2:00 PM
  • Engineering Majors

  • Marine Transportation

  • Marine Operations

  • Small Vessel Operations

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Each graduate will be allowed 4 guests only; no exceptions. Tickets will be sent to graduates electronically. 

Greetings from Lucinda Lessley, Acting MARAD Administrator

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Commencement Attire for Graduates


The appropriate attire for cadets is the Service Dress Blues uniform.  

Officers should wear the appropriate service uniforms. Cadets will be inspected for proper grooming, and those failing to meet grooming standards will not be permitted to participate in the Commencement Ceremony.

Civilians and Graduate Degree Students

The appropriate attire for civilian and graduate degree students is a cap and gown. 

Past Commencement Videos