End-of-Year Schedule

Please join us for these important events to celebrate our cadets' achievements as the 2024-25 academic year comes to a close.

Mother's Day Review

Sunday, May 12, 2024, at 1:30 p.m. at Colonels Field

Plan to spend Mother's Day with your cadet(s)! On the morning of Sunday, May 12, MMA will transport cadets to and from their regularly scheduled religious services. Families are welcome join their cadets at those local religious services.

Following church services, cadets will return to MMA and conduct the Mother's Day Review. 

After the review, families may check their cadets out for the afternoon. Please check your cadet out with his Senior CLA. Cadets must check back in on campus no later than 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 12.

Final All-Academy Assembly

Friday, May 17, 2024, at 10 a.m. in Centennial Gymtorium

This assembly is for middle school and high school cadets and includes the 8th grade promotion ceremony. Parents of senior cadets, please note that the majority of awards for seniors will be given during commencement on Saturday.

Senior Baccalaureate

Friday, May 17, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. in Memorial Chapel 

This non-denominational ceremony is for gratitude and reflection as we celebrate the Class of 2024.

Senior Banquet

Friday, May 17, 2024, at 6:00 p.m. in Centennial Gymtorium

At the banquet, cadets will hear from Academy leadership and the MMA Alumni Association, watch a senior video, make toasts, receive awards and more. Seniors unable to attend commencement will receive their diplomas. All senior cadets are required to attend the Senior Banquet. This event is limited to seniors and their family only. Pre-registration is required. 

Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 18, 2024, at 10:00 AM in Centennial Gymtorium 

The commencement address will be delivered, the senior class will donate their class gift, and awards and diplomas will be presented. Immediately following commencement, graduates will exit to Front Campus for Final Formation.

Final Formation

Saturday, May 18, 2024, following commencement on Front Campus 

Final Formation is held in the front of MMA's campus as one last nod to the graduating class. Cadets assemble in a military review fashion, and under the direction of cadet leadership, seniors raise their sabers and plunge them into the ground, placing their hats on top of the saber. 

In case of inclement weather, Final Formation will be held in the Alain M. Garcia Almada '06 Field House.

Cadets who will be catching flights home will load a chartered bus for transportation to St Louis International at 1 p.mCadets may depart with families immediately following Final Formation. Belongings will be picked up from Centennial Gymtorium. Please complete end-of-year furlough form here.