Homecoming and Reunion

Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, October 1-3, 2021!
 

We look forward to welcoming you back to campus and celebrating with you over Homecoming and Reunion weekend, October 1-3.   As we all have come to experience over the last 18 months things are always changing, we have decided to cancel or move all inside events to outside locations.  All guests who come to campus for the weekend must be vaccinated and be able to show proof of vaccination as stated in our Campus Visitor Policy. Please check out the schedule for the weekend below. If you have questions please contact Michelle Badger at mbadger@maritime.edu or 508-830-5045

We look forward to seeing you in person October 1-3!

Register for Homecoming 2021 

Homecoming Weekend Schedule

Homecoming WEekend Schedule PDF

photos from Homecoming 2019

Other Upcoming Dates: September 16-18, 2022, September 22-24, 2023, September 27-29, 2024

 

Homecoming 2021 Daily Schedules

Shuttle Schedule

March On Locations

Tailgate Map

Virtual Buccaneer Athletics 5K

$5 from the registration of each person who participates in the 5K will go to Buc athletics

 

7:00AM 

Alumni Association CAPT Al Wilson Memorial Golf Classic  
Willowbend Country Club.  Proceeds benefit the MMAAA Scholarship Fund.  Tournament is currently sold out.

8:00AM - 7:00PM 

Bookstore Open 
Kurz Hall. Stock up on the newest MMA gear and wear your Buccaneer blue and gold! 

5:00 - 5:45PM

State of the Academy Update

Tent, Brick Plaza and Live streamed.  Join the Admiral as he gives an update on campus and answers your questions about today’s Academy.

6:00 - 7:00PM

Wine tasting with Carlos Mata ’90

Tent, Brick Plaza and Live Streamed. Join Carlos Mata ’90 (Wine & Spirit Educational Test Level 2 ) and Chef Jim for a wine tasting. 

6:30 - 9:00PM

Beers With The Admiral

Tent on Brick Plaza. All alumni are invited to join Admiral McDonald ’85 to kick off the weekend with a special-invitation to those celebrating their 5th-45th reunion.  Beer glass and hors d’oeuvres included in the registration fee.  Included in the fee for the weekend (cash bar: beer and wine only).  

 

8:00AM - 7:00PM 

Bookstore Open 
Kurz Hall. Stock up on the newest MMA gear and wear your Buccaneer blue and gold! 

8:30AM – 1:00PM 

Check-in 
Brick Plaza Tent. 

9:00AM - 12:15PM

Tailgating

Only one car per class will be allowed in the tailgating area. The Admiral has asked that tailgating close at 12:30 to cheer the Bucs to victory.

Tailgating map

9:00AM 

Alumni Association Annual Meeting 
Tent on Brick Plaza. Open to all dues paying members. 

10:15 - 10:45 AM 

Memorial Service 
Merchant Marine Memorial.  Join us as we remember all those we lost this past year with special recognition of all those lost in the Class of 1971. 

11:00AM-12:30PM

Bloody Mary Brunch

Maritime Park.  Hosted by the MMA Alumni Association

12:15PM 

Muster for March-on  
Reunion classes gather on Academy Drive. March on to the athletic fields and proceed to stands to cheer Buc Soccer to victory.

Homecoming march on

12:30 - 3:00PM 

Chartwells Beer and Food Tent 

Behind the Stands.  Food and drinks available for purchase.

1:00PM

Buccaneer Women’s Soccer  vs. MCLA 
Clean Harbors Stadium. Make sure to get a good seat in the stands to cheer your Bucs to victory!

2:00-3:00PM

Alumni/Cadet Cornhole

Behind the Stands.  Come play cornhole with cadets and fellow alumni.

3:30-6:30PM

Homecoming and Reunion Celebration

Tent on Brick Plaza. All alumni are invited to celebrate the weekend with light and heavy hors d’oeuvres and dessert included in the fee for the weekend (cash bar: beer and wine only).   

7:00PM

Alumni/Cadet Game Night

Via Zoom only. SGA is partnering with us for a trivia night to bring alumni and cadets together. Come prepared with your knowledge about movies, music, and Mass Maritime. 

Don't forget to sign up to participate, click here.

 

8:00AM - 3:00PM 

Bookstore Open 
Kurz Hall. Stock up on the newest MMA gear and wear your Buccaneer blue and gold! 

10:00AM

Recognition Ceremony

Clean Harbors Stadium.  Join your fellow alumni and the family and friends of the Class of 2025 to officially recognize them as 4/C cadets.

0800    Liberty expires for all 4/C cadets
0930    Muster by Company along Academy Drive
0945    Regiment steps off
1000    Regiment on line
1005    National Anthem 
1030    Regiment marches off
1030    Liberty Commences for 4/C
1800    Liberty Expires for 4/C

The uniform of the day will be Dress Blues.