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Frequently Asked Questions


Our purpose lies in providing young men with a unique educational and developmental opportunity. Explore some of the questions most cadets and their parents have about Marine Military Academy.

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A: Cadets get up to the sound of a bugle call (reveille) at 6 a.m. Monday through Friday, and 7 a.m. on Saturday. Sunday morning’s reveille is not sounded and cadets are allowed to sleep in. See our Day in the Life feature for more information.

A: No, personal vehicles are not allowed for cadets.

A: Yes, cadets may wear civilian clothes or their uniforms when they are off campus at family activities.

A: Each cadet is allowed to display framed photographs on his desk, as well as a poster/flag — if approved by their drill instructor — on the wall in their room.

A: Individual food deliveries during the school week are not authorized. Cadets may order food from 1 to 9 p.m. on Saturday and from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

A: Yes. Computers are available in the barrack’s study room, library and the Cadet Activity Center. See also our Facilities and Services page.

A: Visitors are always welcome. However, since cadets are sometimes off campus for athletic events or community service, or in a duty status, we encourage you to contact your cadet’s drill instructor as you plan your visit to ensure his availability.

A: At the beginning of each semester, an assembly is conducted where cadets are presented with information regarding all sports and activities. At the conclusion of the assembly, cadets are free to choose the event they would like to participate in. None of our sports require a tryout, so they can pick whichever sport or activity they desire.

A: MMA has CyberPatriot, Chess, Rotary Interact, Key Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the National Honor Society and Boy Scouts of America to choose from.

A: Yes. These are vacation periods for most of the staff and faculty as well as the cadets, and the campus is closed. Please have a look at our calendar.

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