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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. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate any walk-in visits at this time so pre-registration is required. Availability of tour dates and times are subject to change as we continue to closely monitor COVID-19, so please check back regularly for the latest updates.  If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admissions at (800) 544-3411 or admissions@maritime.edu.


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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  Virtual Campus Tour 

 

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the following guidelines were developed to help ensure the health and safety of the Academy’s campus community and visitors. Please read this page carefully to ensure you are following all proper health and safety protocols. Failure to comply with any of these guidelines may result in you not being allowed to enter campus.

  • The Academy is requiring COVID-19 tests for all visitors traveling to campus from outside of Massachusetts. The test must be completed within 72 hours of your scheduled visit and results must be forwarded to the Office of Admissions (admissions@maritime.edu) prior to your scheduled visit.

    • Here are lists of FDA approved PCR Test and Molecular Tests for COVID-19. Please note, rapid swab or antigen tests are not accepted​. Anyone not in compliance with these guidelines will not be allowed onto campus. 

    • Individuals who have received two doses of either the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines OR who have received a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, more than 14 days ago and who do not have symptoms, do not need to provide a negative test prior to visiting. COVID-19 vaccinated individuals must provide documentation of their vaccination(s), including the date(s) of administration prior to arrival on campus.

  • There can be no more than three members in your tour group.

  • All members of your party must wear a surgical grade face mask while on campus - neck gaiters, cloth masks, bandanas, scarves, and masks with exhalation vents are not approved face coverings. Please note, the Academy will not be providing these.

  • Please be sure to dress appropriately for the weather. Tours will take place rain or shine.

  • Please plan to arrive for your tour 15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time - this is very important given our new check-in process. Upon arrival, please park in an Admissions Visitor spot outside of Flanagan Hall and call Admissions at (800) 544-3411 to check-in. Portable restrooms will be available outside of Flanagan Hall.

  • Tour groups will not be allowed to enter any buildings, however, we will be utilizing iPads to display our virtual tour at each stop. For a better experience it’s encouraged that you bring headphones to connect to the iPad for ease of listening. 

  • Each person within your tour group will be provided an iPad to complete the required Campus Clear App and a COVID-19 contract tracing form. After answering the Campus Clear questions, if the green “cleared” screen appears, the visitor can continue on campus. If the red "not cleared" screen appears you will not be allowed onto the tour. It is required that all members of your tour group complete the Campus Clear app questionnaire the day before your visit, as well as, the morning of your visit. The Campus Clear App can be downloaded via smartphone, computer, or tablet (see links below for download).

  • Lastly, by registering for a tour, you understand that in choosing to visit the Massachusetts Maritime Academy campus during a pandemic, it is at your own risk and will hold the Academy harmless should any member of your party be diagnosed with the COVID-19 virus. Further, if a member of your party is diagnosed positive for the COVID-19 virus within 14 days after your visit to campus, you will notify our Health Services Department (nurse@maritime.edu) so that appropriate steps may be taken to have potentially exposed individuals tested.

The Academy is requiring COVID-19 tests for all visitors traveling to campus from outside of Massachusetts. The test must be completed within 72 hours of your scheduled visit and results must be forwarded to the Office of Admissions (admissions@maritime.edu) prior to your scheduled visit.

  • Here are lists of FDA approved PCR Test and Molecular Tests for COVID-19​. Please note, rapid swab or antigen tests are not accepted. 

  • This is a mandatory requirement for visiting the Academy for campus tours. Anyone not in compliance with these guidelines will not be allowed onto campus.

Individuals who have received two doses of either the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines OR a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine (more than 14 days ago and who do not have symptoms) do not need to provide a negative test prior to visiting. COVID-19 vaccinated individuals must provide documentation of their vaccination(s), including the date(s) of administration prior to arrival on campus.

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 wear a surgical grade face mask while on campus -  neck gaiters, cloth masks, bandanas, scarves, and masks with exhalation vents are not approved face coverings. Please plan to arrive for your tour 15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time - this is very important given our new check-in process. 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. There will be future opportunities to visit! 

 

Do you accommodate walk-in visitors?

Due to our limited tour schedule and safety protocols for visitors, we cannot offer campus tours if you have not registered in advance. To register for a campus tour, please create an online profile and search for a date/time under Events!

 

When should I arrive at the Office of Admissions for my visit? 

Please plan to arrive for your tour AT LEAST 15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time - this is very important given our new check-in process. Upon arrival, please park in an Admissions Visitor spot outside of Flanagan Hall (only building on the left-hand side of Academy Drive) and call Admissions at 800-544-3411 to check-in. Unless otherwise instructed by staff, you will not enter the building during check-in. Portable restrooms will be available outside of Flanagan Hall.

 

How will you facilitate social distancing during a tour? 

Your tour guide will meet you at your car to depart for the tour. Members of your tour group may remain in close proximity throughout the tour, however, you must maintain 6 feet of social distance between the tour guide and other tour guests at all times. Mass Maritime faculty, staff, cadets and guests are all required to wear surgical grade face masks while on campus. At this time, the tour will be conducted exclusively outdoors. Each guest will be provided with an iPad that will display our virtual tour which discusses the buildings/spaces being shown around campus. We are working to reduce contact for all individuals so inside touring of buildings is not permissible at this time. 

 

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.

 

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. We are setting a limit of two, pre-registered families per tour (with a max of 3 people per group) to encourage safe social distancing.

 

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?

At this time, personal interviews are only available 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.

 

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.

 

Are you allowing visitors from Outside massachusetts?

Yes! All visitors from outside Massachusetts must submit a negative COVID-19 test results or proof of vaccination prior to your scheduled tour. All members of your tour group should download and complete the Campus Clear app questionnaire the day before your visit, as well as, the morning of your visit. The Campus Clear App can be downloaded via smartphone, computer, or tablet (see below app links for download).

You will be asked to complete this upon arrival and you must display the green “cleared” screen to Admissions staff/tour guide. Please note, anyone not in compliance with these guidelines per the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will not be allowed onto campus.