What You Need To Know

Where to Go

Naval Academy Club on Truxtun Road.  If walking, enter USNA Pedestrian Gate #3 on Maryland Avenue.

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When to Arrive

Registration and breakfast are from 7:30 am to 8:15 am

Where to Park

Daily parking is available at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium at 550 Taylor Ave in Annapolis, Gate 5, for $10.  A free bus shuttle with a Cruisers University sign takes attendees to the Naval Academy Club.

Morning Bus Schedule

            7:15 am Stadium to Academy
            7:40 am Stadium to Academy
                (Boat Show shuttle starts later, at 9 am)

Afternoon Bus Schedule
             4:15 pm Academy to Stadium

Alternate pm buses to Stadium:

Thursday + Friday:  State Shuttle every 20' til 8 pm.  Bus stop: Church Circle & School Street. $2
Friday – Sunday:  Free Boat Show Bus stop: Randall & Dock Street.  
             Friday til 8 pm
             Saturday til 7 pm
             Sunday t il 6 pm

Other Options:

UBER:  destination is USNA Gate #3, Maryland Avenue
Parking garages (Noah Hillman, Gotts)  Where to Park in Downtown Annapolis

What to Bring

Photo ID.  Bring two if from a non-compliant state (check this link:  https://www.dhs.gov/current-status-states-territories)

What to Wear

Please be respectful of the Naval Academy dress code – no tee shirts, cut-off shorts, etc.  Polo shirts are fine.  Be comfortable, and wear good shoes for walking.

The Schedule

7:30 – 8:15   Registration and Breakfast
8:15 – 11:30 Morning Classes
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch
12:30 – 3:45 Afternoon Classes

Social Events

  • Thursday – Fleet Reserve Club 5 – 6:30 pm
  • Friday – Federal House   6 – 7 pm
  • Saturday – Tent on Compromise Street   Presentation by Pam Wall 5 – 6:30 pm

Other places to visit

Admission to the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show is included with your tuition and is a short walk from the Naval Academy. Classes end at 3:45 pm; the boat show is open until 6 pm on Friday and Saturday, and 5 pm on Sunday.  Will Call Booth near show entrance will provide admittance if attending boat show prior to Cruisers University classes.

If you have any questions contact us at 410-268-8828

Cruisers University

Annapolis, Maryland

October 9-12, 2017

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