Recruit Training Graduations are normally held on Fridays at 11:00 a.m. There is a Parents' Brief held in the Ida Lewis Auditorium at 10:00 a.m. To avoid conflict with certain Federal Holidays, graduations are sometimes shifted to Thursday.

United States Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J. is the nation's only Coast Guard Recruit Training Center. The Training Center is open to the invited family members and guests of the graduating class every Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


Uniformed Service Members presenting a graduating certificate must check in at 9:30 in the Ida Lewis Auditorium. All presenters should be in the appropriate service uniform.

The graduation schedule for the next few months is as follows:

Company                    Hall                  Graduation Date

R195 HEALY  23 MAR 2018
S195 HEALY  30 MAR 2018
T195 HEALY 06 APR 2018
U195 HEALY 20 APR 2018
V195 MUNRO 27 APR 2018 
W195 HEALY 04 MAY 2018
X195 MUNRO  11 MAY 2018

Graduation Day Agenda 


Time                                Event                     Location/Notes
08:30 - 10:00 am                   Breakfast                        Harborview Club - reservations not required
09:10 - 09:45 am                   Spouse meeting             Chief's Mess - Guardian Spouse representatives meet with spouses
10:00 - 10:30 am                   Welcome                        Ida Lewis Auditorium
11:00 - 11:45 am                   Graduation                     Parade Field - Foul weather location is the Gymnasium