Mariner Credentialing Calendar

September - Fall 2019 Term 
Dates        Schedule
September 10  Due - Discharge/Sea time due from commercial shippers to Mariner Credentialing Office  
September 10 1C Fall Application to License Meeting - Third Mate and Third Assistant Engineers 
September 11 Last day to add classes 
September12  0700 - 3C & 2C MENG & MTRA Fall licensing training meeting 
 September 17 0700 - 4C Fall Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) meeting (1 of 3 - Introduction to TWIC, overview of MMC) 
September 30 1600 - Senior license applications due - December grads., only, to Mariner Credentialing Office 
TBD USCG Physical Exams:  senior license and freshman MMC applications, commercial shippers - TBD by Health Services 
October 
Dates               Schedule
October 4 & 5  1800-2000 & 0800 -1700 - VPDSD Training - Vessel Security for Persons with Designated Security Duties-Mandatory 10-hour/2 day training; Fri.,/Sat. *requirement for all 4C MENG & MTRA to apply for Merchant Mariner Credential, commercial shipping and graduation.  There are (2) instructors and (2) rooms scheduled in Self Service for each set of dates.  Must register in Self Service for your preferred set of dates.  
October       By appointment only for month of October - Seniors required to schedule an STCW Audit with CDR Huhnke on our website 
October 14 Columbus Holiday, No Classes 
October 15 Observe Monday Schedule 
October 16 0700 - 4C Engine & Deck Meeting (2 of 3 - VPDSD Training, CG Physicals, MMC package)
October 25 & 26  1800-2000 & 0800 -1700 - VPDSD Training - Vessel Security for Persons with Designated Security Duties-Mandatory 10-hour/2 day training; Fri.,/Sat. *requirement for all 4C MENG & MTRA to apply for Merchant Mariner Credential, commercial shipping and graduation.  There are (2) instructors and (2) rooms scheduled in Self Service for each set of dates.  Must register in Self Service for your preferred set of dates.
October 28 1600 Final date for SU '19 CommShippers to submit sea time & MMC to Mariner Credentialing office
October 31 Senior 3M/OICNW & 3AE/OICEW License applications due by close of business. 
November
Dates                  Schedule
November 5 0700 - 4C Engine & Deck MMC meeting (3 of 3 Final meeting - How to complete your MMC package)
November 11 Veterans Day, Holiday, No Classes
November 26 Commence Thanksgiving Break 
December
Dates Schedule 
December 2 Classes Resume
December 2 1600 - Freshman MMC (Merchant Mariner Credential) Applications due to the Mariner Credentialing Office
December 2 1800 - LB-0201/LB-0202 USCG Lifeboatman Exam
December 13 Last Day of Academics 
December 16-20 Final Exams 
January - Winter Term 2020
Dates Schedule
January 6  Winter Sea Term Begins
January 11 Ship Departs Buzzards Bay 
January 13 Commence Winter Academic session
February
Dates Schedule
Februry 21 Winter Academics End 
February 23 Ship Arrives Buzzards Bay
February 24 Grades due to the Registrar; 1C seniors graduating February 24 must be complete with STCW assessments and licensing requirements 
February 25  End of Winter Sea Term