Here’s info from the USNA website on how to prepare:
- Gate 8 Open 24 hours a day for both vehicles and pedestrians
- Gate 8 will be the only gate authorized for candidate vehicle entrance
- Gate 1 Vehicle Traffic: 6:00 a.m. to 10 p.m.
- Gate 1 Pedestrian Traffic: 5:00 a.m. to 12 a.m.
- Gate 3 Pedestrian Traffic: 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
- Gate 3 Vehicle Traffic:
6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.: INBOUND traffic only
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.: CLOSED
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.: OUTBOUND traffic only
6:00 p.m to 6:00 a.m.: CLOSED
*Please Note: All parents will be allowed to drive onto to the Naval Academy yard with their son or daughter’s Permit to Report letter in order to drop off their midshipmen candidate. However, no vehicles will be permitted to park on the yard. The Permit to Report letter is only valid for June 30th, 2016. All family and friends are encouraged to park at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and take the free shuttle buses to Alumni Hall. There is a $5 charge to park at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
Additional Information and References
- Reporting for Induction Day Frequently Asked Questions
- Oath of Office and Personal Swearing-in Frequently Asked Questions
- Required Rates for I-Day
Here are some pictures from past I-Days, to give you an idea:
Jacqui Murray is the author of the popular Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy midshipman. She is webmaster for five blogs, author/editor of over 100 books/ebooks onintegrating technology in the classroom, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, an ISTE article reviewer, a monthly contributor to Today’s Author and mother of a Naval Officer and an Army warrior.mer.