Maine Maritime Academy, Maine’s coastal college, will host an open house for prospective students and their parents Saturday, April 2.

Registration will take place in the Harold Alfond Student Center from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. A continental breakfast and lunch are free to all participants.

Jeffrey C. Wright, director of admissions, and other college officers will conduct programs on academic majors, extracurricular activities, and options in student lifestyles. Academy representatives will also lead tours of the campus, waterfront facilities, and college vessels. For a reservation, call 1-800-464-6565 (Maine), or 1-800-227-8465 (Out-of-State).

Maine Maritime Academy is a co-educational public college specializing in ocean and marine-oriented programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, with emphasis on engineering, transportation, management, and ocean sciences, as well as preparing officers for the U.S. Merchant Marine and the uniformed services of the United States. Founded in 1941, MMA enrolls more than 900 students from 35 states and several foreign countries. The college awards AS, BS, and MS degrees in 15 fields of study. To learn more about Maine Maritime Academy, visit