Commissioning Week Schedule

Schedule of Events

Download a flyer of the whole schedule 2016 Commissioning Week Schedule of Events.

Participation Code Key

* – Mandatory
B – All Midn
F – Guests
G – General Public
Desig – Designated
T – Tentative

Friday, May 20, 2016

Time Event Place Attendees Attire Misc
2:30 p.m. Seamanship & Navigation Awards Ceremony Robert Crown Sailing Center

Weather alt: Mahan Hall

B, F Informal
7:15 p.m. Jewish Baccalaureate Service Levy Chapel B, G Informal

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Time Event Place Attendees Attire Misc
8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Midshipmen Store Hours Bancroft Hall
9 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Visitor Center & Gift Shop Hours Visitor Center
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Drydock Restaurant Hours Dahlgren Hall
7-11 p.m. Ring Dance Dahlgren Hall 2017, F Formal
9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Visitor Center Guided Tours Visitor Center

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Time Event Place Attendees Attire Misc
8 a.m. Morning Colors T-Court B, G
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Yard Patrol Craft Static Displays Farragut Seawall B, F
8:15 a.m. Protestant Holy Communion Service St. Andrew’s Chapel B, G Informal
8:30-10 a.m. Catholic Baccalaureate Mass Main Chapel B, G Informal
9 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Visitor Center & Gift Shop Hours Visitor Center
10-10:30 a.m. USNA Band Chapel Walk Concert Zimmerman Bandstand B, G
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Drydock Restaurant Hours Dahlgren Hall
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Midshipmen Store Hours Bancroft Hall
11 a.m. Protestant Baccalaureate Worship Service Main Chapel B, G Informal
11 a.m.-5 p.m. USNA Museum Hours USNA Museum (Preble Hall)
11:30 a.m. Catholic Mass St. Andrew’s Chapel B, G Informal
12-12:30 p.m. USNA Band Chapel Walk Concert Zimmerman Bandstand B, G
12-12:45 p.m. USNA Band Chapel Chamber Ensemble Barry Gate B, G
12-3 p.m. Visitor Center Guided Tours Visitor Center
2-4 p.m. N* Reception Athletic Director’s Residence, 16 Porter Road 2016 (Invitation Only), F Informal
4:30-8 p.m. Superintendent’s Reception Buchanan House Gardens
Weather alt: Dahlgren Hall
2016 (1st & 2nd Batt) & four guests per midshipman Informal Tickets required

Monday, May 23, 2016

Time Event Place Attendees Attire Misc
7 a.m.-9 p.m. Drydock Restaurant Hours Dahlgren Hall
7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Midshipmen Store Hours Bancroft Hall B, F, H Casual
8 a.m. Morning Colors T-Court B, G
8-9 a.m. Pi Sigma Alpha Awards Ceremony Memorial Hall *2016 (Desig), F Informal
8-9:30 a.m. Engineering & Weapons Division Awards Ceremony Mahan Hall 2016 (Desig), F Informal
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Yard Patrol Craft Static Displays Farragut Seawall B, F
8 a.m.-5 p.m. USNA Museum Hours USNA Museum (Preble Hall)
9-10 a.m. Pi Sigma Alpha Awards Reception Smoke Hall *2016 (Desig), F Informal
9 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Visitor Center & Gift Shop Hours Visitor Center
9:45-10:45 a.m. Midshipmen Community Service Awards Ceremony Memorial Hall B (Desig), F Informal
9:45-11:00 a.m. Engineering & Weapons Division Midshipmen Project Showcase Rickover Hall Lobby & Rickover and Maury Lab Deck 2016 (Desig), F Informal
10:00 a.m.-3 p.m. Visitor Center Guided Tours Visitor Center
11 a.m.-12:10 p.m. USMC Battle Color Detachment Performance with Drum and Bugle Corps, Silent Drill Platoon and Color Guard Worden Field

Weather alt: Wesley A. Brown Field House

B, F Casual Please do not walk or sit on field before or during performance.
12:15 p.m. Trident Brass Concert Zimmerman Bandstand B, G
1:30 p.m. Class of 2019 Herndon Climb Herndon Monument B, G
4:30-8 p.m. Superintendent’s Reception Buchanan House Gardens
Weather alt: Dahlgren Hall
2016 (3rd & 4th Batt) & four guests per midshipman Informal Tickets required

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Time Event Place Attendees Attire Misc
7 a.m.-9 p.m. Drydock Restaurant Hours Dahlgren Hall  B, G
7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Midshipmen Store Hours Bancroft Hall  B, F, H
8 a.m. Morning Colors – USNA Silent Drill Team Performance T-Court B, G
8 a.m.-10 a.m. Yard Patrol Craft Static Displays Farragut Seawall B, F
8 a.m.-5 p.m. USNA Museum Hours USNA Museum (Preble Hall)
9 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Visitor Center & Gift Shop Hours Visitor Center
9-10:30 a.m. Leadership Education & Development (LEAD) Division Awards Ceremony Mahan Hall B, F Informal
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Visitor Center Guided Tours Visitor Center
10-11:45 a.m. USMC Family Orientation/Awards Ceremony Alumni Hall *2016 (USMC Sel), F Informal
10:45 a.m.-1 p.m. USNA (Route 450) Bridge Closure in Annapolis, MD
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Blue Angels Circle & Arrival Severn River B, G
11 a.m.-4 p.m. USNA Gates Closed to Incoming Vehicular Traffic
12:05 p.m. Noon Meal Formation Tecumseh Court *B, G Casual
12:50-1:20 p.m. Weekday Mass St. Andrew’s Chapel B, G
1-1:30 p.m. USNA Pipes & Drums Performance T-Court

Weather alt: Rotunda

B, G
1:45 p.m.-4 p.m. USNA (Route 450) Bridge Closure in Annapolis, MD.  Opens at conclusion of the Blue Angels Flight Rehearsal.
2 p.m. Blue Angels Flight Rehearsal Severn River B, G Casual
4:30-8 p.m. Superintendent’s Reception Buchanan House Gardens

Weather alt: Dahlgren Hall

2016 (5th & 6th Batt) & four guests per midshipman Informal Tickets required
8:30-10 p.m. Commissioning Week Concert Glee Club & Gospel Choir Concert Main Chapel B, G Tickets on sale through MWF Ticket Office at 410-293-8497 or online at the Ticket Office.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Time Event Place Attendees Attire Misc
7 a.m.-5 p.m. Drydock Restaurant Hours Dahlgren Hall
7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Midshipmen Store Hours Midshipmen Store
8 a.m. Morning Colors T-Court B, G
8 a.m.-10 a.m. Yard Patrol Craft Static Displays Farragut Seawall B, F
8 a.m.-5 p.m. USNA Museum Hours USNA Museum (Preble Hall)
9 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Visitor Center & Gift Shop Hours Visitor Center
9:30-10:20 a.m. Navy Sailing Awards Ceremony Robert Crown Sailing Center *B (Desig), F Informal
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Visitor Center Guided Tours Visitor Center
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m Mathematics & Science Division Awards Ceremony Mahan Hall 2016 (Desig), B, F Informal
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Humanities & Social Sciences Division Awards Ceremony Memorial Hall 2016 (Desig), B, F Informal
10:45 a.m.-1 p.m. USNA (Route 450) Bridge Closure in Annapolis, MD (only in the event of Blue Angels Circle and Arrival foul weather requirement)
11 a.m.-4 p.m. USNA Gates Closed to Incoming Vehicular Traffic
12:05 p.m. Noon Meal Formation/Brigade Change-of-Command Ceremony
Tecumseh Court *B, G Casual
12:45 p.m. USNA Band Concert Ingram Field B, G
12:50-1:20 p.m. Weekday Mass St. Andrew’s Chapel B, G
12:50-1:50 p.m. Navy & Marine Association Awards Ceremony Memorial Hall *B (Desig), F Informal
1 p.m. Electric Brigade Concert Hospital Point B, G No tickets required
1:45 p.m. USNA (Route 450) Bridge Closure in Annapolis, MD. Opens at conclusion of the Blue Angels Flight Demonstration.
2 p.m. Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Severn River B, G Casual
4 p.m. Commissioning Week Organ Concert by Monte Maxwell Main Chapel B, G Tickets on sale through MWF Ticket Office at 410-293-8497 or online at the Ticket Office.
7:30-11 p.m. Graduation Ball Dahlgren Hall 2016, F Formal No tickets required

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Time Event Place Attendees Attire Misc
7 a.m.-9 p.m. Drydock Restaurant Hours Dahlgren Hall
7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Midshipmen Store Hours Bancroft Hall
8 a.m. Morning Colors T-Court B, G
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Yard Patrol Craft Static Displays Farragut Seawall B, F
8 a.m.-5 p.m. USNA Museum Hours USNA Museum (Preble Hall)
9 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Visitor Center & Gift Shop Hours Visitor Center
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Visitor Center Guided Tours Visitor Center
10:45-12:15 p.m. Vehicle Access to Worden Field via Gate 8 Restricted in support of the Color Parade
11 a.m. Color Parade Worden Field

Weather alt: Wesley A. Brown Field House

*B, G

Weather alt: *B (Desig), F (Color Company guests)

Informal Tickets required for bleacher seating. Please do not walk or sit on field before or during parade.

Tickets required for Wesley Brown Field House (weather alternative site). Attendance limited to Color Company guests.

12:50-1:20 p.m. Weekday Mass St. Andrew’s Chapel B, G
1:15-1:45 p.m. Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence by Varsity Athletic Team Mahan Hall *B (Desig), F Informal
2-4 p.m. Prizes & Awards Ceremony & Reception Alumni Hall *B (Desig), F Informal

Friday, May 27, 2016

Time Event Place Attendees Attire Misc
6:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Uniform Store Hours Uniform Store, Bancroft Hall B
6:30 a.m. Parking Gates Open Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
7 a.m. All Stadium Gates and Concessions Open to Guests Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium F
7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Midshipmen Store Hours Bancroft Hall
8 a.m.-3 p.m. Drydock Restaurant Hours Dahlgren Hall
8 a.m.-5 p.m. USNA Museum Hours USNA Museum (Preble Hall)
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Visitor Center & Gift Shop Hours Visitor Center
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Visitor Center Guided Tours Visitor Center
10 a.m. Class of 2016 Graduation Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

Weather alt: Alumni Hall for those with Indoor Graduation tickets only

*B, F

Weather alt: *B, F (Indoor ticket holders)

Informal Tickets required
10:04 a.m. Blue Angels Graduation Fly-Over Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium B, F
1 p.m. U.S. Air Force and U.S. Coast Guard Commissioning Ceremonies Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Banquet Room 2016, F Informal
1-2:30 p.m. Graduation Photo/Swearing-In Ceremony Superintendent’s Tent Area, Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium 2016, F Informal

Notes about the Graduation Photo/Swearing-In Ceremony:

  • Immediately following ceremony until 2:30 p.m.
  • No sign-up – UNOFFICIAL/Self-Serve
  • First-come, first-served basis
  • Laminated copy of Oath of Office available
  • No Photographer present
  • ENS/2ndLT: Dress Uniform
Information contained on this page was taken from: http://www.usna.edu/CommissioningWeek/Schedule/