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.
As COVID-19 continues to evolve, the Massachusetts Maritime Academy Visitor Policy goes into effect as of August 20, 2021:
All campus visitors must be fully vaccinated - an individual is considered fully vaccinated 14 days after receiving two doses of either the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines OR a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Those that are not eligible to be vaccinated, due to age or other exemption, are prohibited from visiting at this time.
Visitors must be prepared to show proof of vaccination at arrival. Presenting a photo of your vaccination card on your mobile device will suffice.
All visitors attending an Admissions event (campus tour, open house, etc.) will be required to wear a surgical or cloth face masks while on campus and visitors will not be allowed to enter the dormitory complex.
We appreciate your cooperation and understanding as we continue to strive for the safest possible environment for our cadets, faculty, and staff.
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.
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 (you can schedule an interview with your counselor directly on this page)! If you will be applying as a transfer student, schedule your interview with our Transfer Counselor, Joanne Robertson.
Are you allowing visitors from Outside massachusetts?
Yes! All visitors must meet the requirements of the new visitor policy outlined above.