2017 O-WEEK INFORMATION (As of Friday, 22 May 2017)

Howdy!

2017 O-Week for the Fall 2017-Spring 2018 Academic Year will begin with check-in at 1200 (12:00pm) on Sunday, 20 August 2017 and will conclude at 1300 (1:00pm) on Saturday, 26 August 2017. 

Important notes:

  1. Regardless of program affiliation (i.e., License Option, NROTC, or Drill & Ceremonies), participation in O-Week is mandatory for all new individuals (including those seeking consideration for Victor Company) joining the Corps of Cadets of the Texas A&M Maritime Academy

  2. A general schedule has been provided below. This schedule is subject to change without notice.

  3. Mandatory Drug Testing - It is important to note mandatory drug testing will take place during O-Week.

  4. SALT Camp - Incoming Cadets planning on attending SALT Camp must sign up for SALT Camp Session 1 (August 18-20). Click here for more information on SALT Camp.  Incoming Cadets attending SALT Camp Session 1 will check-in for O-Week between 1300 (1:00pm) and 1800 (6:00pm) on Thursday, 17 August.  Male incoming Cadets attending SALT Camp Session 1 will receive their Fish haircut on Thursday, 17 August--please make sure you have at least $10.00 in cash for your haircut.

Very Respectfully,

CDR Buzz Refugio '94, MEd, TAMMA
Commandant, Corps of Cadets
Assistant Director, Texas A&M Maritime Academy
Assistant Director, Division of Student Affairs

What to bring; What NOT to bring

Items required for O-Week

Male Uniforms Order Form
Completed order forms should be submitted to the Navy Uniform Support Center immediately and no later than 1 August 2017

Female Uniforms Order Form
Completed order forms should be submitted to the Navy Uniform Support Center immediately and no later than 1 August 2017

Cadet Bookstore Pack Order Form
Completed order forms should be submitted to the TAMUG Bookstore no later than 1 August 2017

COMING SOON - Preparing for O-Week; Preparing to be a Cadet

Requirements for NROTC or SSO



GENERAL SCHEDULE (As of Tuesday, 31 January 2017)

Sunday, 20 August

  • 1200 (12:00pm): Check-in begins (Location TBA)

    • NOTE: New Cadets participating in SALT Camp prior to O-Week will check-in with the Corps the Friday of SALT Camp

  • 1330 (1:30pm): 1st parents' briefing (Not mandatory; Location TBA)

  • 1430 (2:30pm): 2nd parents' briefing (Not mandatory; Location TBA)

  • 1535 (3:35pm): All parents/family/guests must clear from the Texas A&M Maritime Academy Hall

  • 1536 (3:36pm)-2200 (10:00pm): Training Day 1 (Training details will not be made available)

Monday, 21 August

  • 0530 (5:30am)-2200 (10:00pm): Training Day 2 (Training details will not be made available)

Tuesday, 22 August

  • 0530-2200: Training Day 3 (Training details will not be made available)

    • Those Cadets attending New Student Conference will be released after morning chow.  Cadets must rejoin their Company immediately following the last activity/event for New Student Conference

Wednesday, 23 August

  • 0530-2200: Training Day 4 (Training details will not be made available)

    • Those Cadets attending New Student Conference will be released after morning chow.  Cadets must rejoin their Company immediately following the last activity/event for New Student Conference

Thursday, 24 August

  • 0530-2200: Training Day 5 (Training details will not be made available)

Friday, 25 August

  • 0530-2200: Training Day 6 (Training details will not be made available)

Saturday, 26 August

  • 0530-1200: Training Day 7 (Training details will not be made available)

  • 1200-1300: Oath and Pinning Ceremony (Location: Texas A&M Maritime Academy Hall); Pass in Review (Location: Texas A&M Maritime Academy Hall)

    • Fish will be on liberty immediately upon conclusion of Pass in Review. While on liberty, Fish will be permitted to leave campus. Liberty will conclude at 1630 on Sunday, 27 August (ALL FISH must be back at the Texas A&M Maritime Academy Hall no later than 1645 for accountability formation)

Sunday, 27 August

  • 1630: Fish liberty concludes

  • 1645: Accountability formation (Circle of Honor)

Monday, 28 August

  • First Day of Class for Fall 2017