For over 100 years, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. As a member of the cadet corps you will live, study, sail, work and play in an atmosphere that encourages you to be your best.
How do I get my uniform fitted, if not attending Welcome Aboard?
How do I get to Campus?
The closest airports are Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) or T.F. Green Airport (PVD), both are 60 minutes from campus
Transportation from the Airport:
Students can request airport pick up (if available) or arrange bus transportation. If you would like to arrange airport pick up, please send an e-mail with DETAILED flight information (Airline, flight number, and time of arrival) to email@example.com. This must be done 30 days in advance.
If direct airport pick is unavailable, the following bus companies will bring you to a stop near campus (The nearest stops are Buzzards Bay, Bourne, or Sagamore):
The CapeFlyer (train) is also available during the fall at a limited schedule until September 1st.
Where Am I Going to Stay?
If you must arrive before check-in, please visit the following websites for temporary housing near MMA:
- Quality Inn
- Townplace Suits
- Fox Run Bed & Breakfast
The majority of MMA cadets live on campus. Less than 1% of the cadets are eligible to live on campus.
What Am I Going to Need?
What to Pack:
- Check the What to Pack page for suggestions.
- Know baggage limitations: each airline has specific guidelines. Ask your travel agent for details.
How will I Pay My University Bill?
Once you have registered for classes your student account will be billed along with any other room and board fees. Your student account must be paid or have a payment plan set up by the 5th day of classes at the start of each semester. Payments can be made through the student's WebAdvisor account or directly to the Business Office on campus. For more information visit the Business Office page.
Things To Do When I Arrive:
What should I carry with me?
- Travel Documents:
- MMA Admission Letter
- Any other Important Document
- Contact Numbers