Where to Go
Naval Academy Club at 2 Truxtun Road. If walking, enter USNA Pedestrian Gate #3 on Maryland Avenue. Personal cars are not permitted on Academy grounds.
When to Arrive
Registration and breakfast are from 7:15 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. Follow signs to parking area. A free bus shuttle with a Cruisers University sign takes attendees to Gate #3, just outside the Naval Academy Club.
Morning Bus Schedule
7:15 am Stadium to Academy Gate 3
7:30 am Stadium to Academy Gate 3
(Boat Show shuttle starts later on Friday-Sunday at 9 am)
Afternoon Bus Schedule
4:15 pm Academy Gate 3 to Stadium
Alternate PM buses to Stadium:
Monday-Friday: State Shuttle runs every 20′ til 8 pm. Bus stop: Church Circle & School Street and returns to the Navy Stadium. $2/one way, $1/seniors
Friday, Saturday & Sunday: Free Boat Show Bus stop: Randall & Dock Street.
UBER: destination is USNA Gate #3, Maryland Avenue
Alternate Parking Options: Calvert Street Garage has complimentary parking from Friday, April 20th after 6pm thru Monday at 6am. There are limited spaces at the Donner Lot available for Cruisers University Students. If a student is in need of a handicap parking space, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and arrangements will be made in advance.
What to Bring
Photo ID. This is essential to enter the Naval Academy. Bring two ID’s if from a non-compliant state or from a state with a compliancy extension. Please check this link: https://www.dhs.gov/current-status-states-territories). Canadian residents must bring passport.
What to Wear
Please be respectful of the Naval Academy dress code – no tee shirts, cut-off shorts, etc. Polo shirts are fine. A sweater if the AC is cooler than you like. Be comfortable, and wear good shoes for walking.
7:15 – 8:15 Registration and Breakfast
8:15 – 11:30 Morning Classes
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch
2:30 – 3:45 Afternoon Classes
- Thursday, April 19th, 4-6pm A Family Sails Around the World hosted by Pam Wall. Light h’ordeuvres and drinks will be available.
Friday, April 20th, 4-6pm A Student Social at Reynold’s Tavern, 7 Church Circle, a short walk from the Naval Academy. A chance to meet your fellow students and instructors while enjoying light munchies and a drink, bring your boating stories to share!
- Saturday, April 21st, 6-7:30p Chocolate & Wine Tasting on Annapolis Spring Boat Show grounds. Join us after the show closes for a private Cruisers University party with Chocolate, Wine & Beer with a fun musical guest to entertain us. This will be outdoors so dress appropriately.
There are very few places where you will find so many sailors in one place; the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show is one of them. Admission to the Boat Show is included with your tuition and is a short walk from the Naval Academy. Will Call near show entrance will have a list of all Cruisers University students to allow entry to all show days
- Naval Academy Museum
- John Paul Jones Crypt in the Naval Academy Chapel
If you have any questions contact us at 410-268-8828