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Message to Parents > Graduation > Frequently Asked Questions


Graduations are normally held on Fridays at 11 a.m. A parent's brief is held in the Ida Lewis Auditorium at 10 a.m. For weeks on which a Holiday or Special event falls on Friday they will hold it on a different day.

The United States Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J. is the Nation's only Coast Guard Recruit Training Center. The Center is open to the invited family members and guests of the graduating class every Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Military members presenting a graduation certificate must check in at 0930 in the Ida Lewis Auditorium. All presenters must be in the appropriate service uniform.

The graduation schedule for the next few months is as follows:

Company Hall Graduation Date
I192 HEALY 05 FEB 2016
J192 JAMES 26 FEB 2016
K192 JAMES 04 MAR 2016
L192 MUNRO 18 MAR 2016
M192 MUNRO 25 MAR 2016

Graduation Day Agenda

Time Event Location/Notes
0830-1000 Breakfast Harborview Club - reservations not required
0910- 0945 Spouse Meeting Chief's Mess - Guardian Spouse representatives meet with spouses
1000-1030 Welcome Ida Lewis Auditorium
1100-1145 Graduation Parade Field - Foul weather location is the Gymnasium

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