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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
T191 HEALY 09 OCT 2015
U191 HEALY 16 OCT 2015
V191 JAMES 16 OCT 2015
W191 HEALY 23 OCT 2015
X191 JAMES 06 NOV 2015
Y191 JAMES 06 NOV 2015
Z191 MUNRO 13 NOV 2015
A192 MUNRO 13 NOV 2015
B192 JAMES 20 NOV 2015

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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