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Welcome to the Academy!

There is no better way to learn about the Academy than by visiting our beautiful, waterfront campus! Currently, campus is open for in-person tours available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Spring 2023 Campus COVID & Visitor Policy

POLICY NUMBER: 01092022-9.0
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 9, 2023


As CDC, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and County COVID-19 health and safety protocols have adjusted, the following guidelines for campus and visitors are effective January 9, 2023.

This policy is to promote the health and safety of the campus community and visitors. It is important to note that this policy may be modified as the COVID-19 situation and corresponding federal, state and local guidance continues to evolve. Revision notations are located at the end of this document with the date and specific description.


Masking:  Masking on campus is optional, however mandatory weekly testing remains in effect for those faculty/staff/students who have a medical/religious exemption. 

Faculty retain the ability to require mask use within the space of their classroom or lab during class.  Health Services will continue to require facial coverings in the clinical areas of the Health Center.

Faculty, Staff, Residential Students: Vaccination required, boosters encouraged.

Visitors and Day Students: Vaccination and boosters encouraged.

Access: Entry to the dormitory building is restricted to cadets and designated personnel only.  Visitors are not authorized in the dormitory.

To register for a campus tour you will need to create an account and search under Events. If you already have an application portal, please log in using your existing credentials. 

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Visitor FAQs


How do I prepare for a safe and enjoyable visit to Massachusetts Maritime Academy? 

We look forward to welcoming you to campus. Be sure to dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. Tours will take place rain or shine! We require all visitors to be fully vaccinated and must provide proof of vaccination. Please plan to arrive for your tour 15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time. If you are showing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to anyone with the virus in the last 14 days, we ask that you call to cancel your visit. 

Do you accommodate walk-in visitors?

Yes, we will be accommodating walk-in visitors as long as they meet the visitor requirements mentioned above. However, we highly encourage visitors to register in advance by logging into or creating an account and searching for a date/time under Events!

I’ve requested to talk with a coach. Where will we meet?

We ask that you make arrangements to meet with the coach prior to registering for your campus tour. Please be sure to obtain the coach’s contact information so that you can connect with them once the tour has ended.

Can I shadow a current cadet and attend a class?

Currently, we are unable to accommodate the opportunity to shadow or attend an in-person class.


Will there be multiple families per tour? How many guests will I be able to bring with me? 

Yes, it is possible that you may be part of a small tour group. as we are no longer restricting the number of guests on each tour.

Will there be dining options on-campus? In the surrounding area?

We are unable to provide on-campus dining options, however, there are several local businesses that will be able to accommodate your family. 

Can I schedule an interview with an Admissions Counselor while on campus?

Yes, there is a possibility to meet with a counselor in-person after your tour if one is available.  Please notify the tour guide at the end of the tour.  Additionally, you are more than welcome to meet with your admissions counselor virtually! If you are in high school and will be applying as a freshman, please use our Staff Page to determine your Admissions counselor based on where you currently live.

Are you allowing visitors from Outside massachusetts?

Yes! All visitors must meet the requirements of the new visitor policy outlined above.