USMA Graduation

2018 Graduation Reservations will close Monday, April 30th, 2018.

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The United States Military Academy's mission is to educate, train and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the nation as an officer in the United States Army.The Academy provides a superb four-year education, which focuses on the leader development of cadets in the academic, military, and physical domains, all underwritten by adherence to a code of honor.

Congratulations to your Cadet on their Graduation!

GO ARMY - BEAT NAVY!

Secretary of Defense, James Mattis. Commencement speech to the class of 2017.

Lodging

West Point Lodging

Five Star Inn At West Point

Hotel Thayer

Camping Accommodations

Check out our locations via the links below. For more information or to inquire about booking, please call +1 (845)938-8811.

Round Pond at West Point

Lake Frederick at West Point

RV Camping at Northdock

Recreation Vehicles (RV) Camping - Northdock

Recreational Vehicles (RVs) will be permitted to park overnight inside of the cantonment of West Point at the North Dock parking lot area ONLY during the following major Cadet functions:

  • Graduation Week: (eight nights) Sunday night - Sunday night.

  • Reception Day Weekend: (four nights) Friday night - Monday night.

All vehicles, including RVs, towed/trailered cars, trucks or motorcycles, must be registered through the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (DFMWR), Outdoor Recreation office.  Registrations may be accomplished beginning the Tuesday after Martin Luther King Day between the hours of 12pm and 4pm (Eastern Time) via telephone +1 (845)938-8811 or in person from 9am to 5pm daily beginning April 1st at Round Pond Recreation Area. Payments may be made by credit card if telephonically, or cash, check or credit card if in person. RVs who have pre-registered and payment received may enter West Point through the Stony Lonesome Gate and proceed directly to North Dock. RVs/vehicles found not registered will be subject to ticketing and removal at the owner’s expense by the Military Police.

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Fees are as follows:

Reservations made in advance (Jan 16th   – May 19th ) $65 per night, 3 night minimum stay.

All occupants parking at North Dock will be responsible to:

  • Utilize either the dump station at the Waste Treatment facility at Target Hill Field or at Round Pond ONLY to dispose of grey or black water.

  • Utilize the water hose at the maintenance facility at Shea Stadium to fill holding tank with potable water.

  • Police all trash and discarded items in local dumpsters.

  • Leash pets and clean up behind at all times.

In the event of an emergency, call the West Point Military Police at +1 (845)938- 3333. Any other questions or concerns, please contact the Round Pond Outdoor Recreation office at +1 (845)938-2503.

Accessing West Point

Visiting West Point.

USMA Parent IDs: Complete and hand carry this form to West Point is you are in need of a parent ID. For questions, please call +1 (845)938-8826.

Directions to West Point

The best address to direct you via GPS would be:

  • 529 Main St, Highland Falls, NY 10928

 

Newburgh to West Point (North)

  • Get on US-9W headed South.

  • Follow US-9W S to Main St in Fort Montgomery. Take the exit toward Highland Falls/W Point from US-9W S.

  • Follow Main St and W Point Hwy to Thayer Rd.

Nanuet to West Point (South)

  • Head northwest on Palisades Interstate Pkwy N.

  • Continue onto US-6 E/Palisades Interstate Pkwy N.

  • At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto US-9W N/Rte 9W.

  • Exit onto Main St.

  • Take Main St to Thayer Rd.

Garrison to West Point (East)

  • Head southwest on NY-9D S toward Meadow Ln.

  • Continue onto US-202 W/US-6 W (pay partial toll).

  • At the traffic circle, take the 1st exit onto US-9W N/Rte 9W.

  • Exit onto Main St.

  • Take Main St to Thayer Rd.

Middletown to West Point (West)

  • Get on NY-17 E.

  • Continue to Woodbury. Take exit 130A from US-6 E.

  • Get on US-6 E in Highlands. Merge onto US-6 E.

  • Continue on US-9W N/Rte 9W. Take Main St to Thayer Rd.

Private Graduation Party Locations

West Point Club / (Indoors): Located in Central Area (Academy Grounds)

Buffalo Soldier Field / 22 sites available / located adjacent to the Thayer Gate.

South Dock / 15 sites available / located on the Hudson River, below Central Area.

Daly Field / 7 sites available / located adjacent to Trophy Point.

Round Pond / Pavilions: call +1 (845)938-2503 for more information.

Tents / Tables / Chairs

Family & MWR Outdoor Recreation Tent & Table Packages

25 Person Plan 50 Person Plan 75 Person Plan 100 Person Plan
1 20x20 Canopy 1 20x30 Canopy 1 20x40 Canopy 1 30x40 Canopy
2 6ft Tables 2 6ft Tables 3 6ft Tables 3 6ft Tables
3 5ft Round Table 5 5ft Round Tables 10 5ft Round tables 10 5ft Round Tables
25 Folding Chairs 50 Folding Chairs 75 Folding Chairs 100 Folding Chairs
2 Garbage Cans 2 Garbage Cans 3 Garbage Cans 3 Garbage Cans
$425 $600 $825 $1200

All packages include delivery, setup, and pickup!

On-premise site-fee, Buffalo soldier Field: $100; South Dock: $100; Daly Field*: $125.
*Daly Field only supports the 25 Person Plan from the Tent & Tables Packages above. 
Space can be booked by calling at +1 (845)938-8811.
Spaces are on a first come first serve basis.

Overflow Dinner

West Point Club Graduation Banquet
Purchase tickets here

West Point Club Catering

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West Point Club Catering

 

2018 West Point Club Menu
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Lil' Skeeters BBQ Catering

Lil' Skeeters BBQ by the West Point Bowling Center

Graduation Package:

  • Seasoned Baked Chicken
  • Smoked Pulled pork with Cole Slaw and Rolls
  • Choose One: baked beans / mashed potatoes / roasted potatoes
  • House Garden Salad with Ranch & Italian dressing
  • Served with Corn Kernels, Cole Slaw & Rolls
  • Assorted Cookies or Brownies
25 Guests 50 Guests 75 Guests
$500 $975 $1425
  • Additional items such as Baby Back Ribs, Brisket and Cornbread are available.
  • Due to the size of our operation, we recommend scheduled pick-up. (no-charge)
  • We will be happy to deliver and set up for you: a 20% fee will be added to your bill.

Beverages

  • Soft Drinks: $2 per bottle (assorted soda, Gatorade, and bottled water)
  • Beer Kegs: $175 per keg (Budweiser, Bud Light, Miller, Coors Light)

Please inform us of any special dietary needs (vegetarian, vegan, gluten, nuts etc) upon booking. We will do our best to accommodate your party. Please call +1 (845)938-2140 to book your event today!

All catering must be booked and fully purchased two weeks in advance. There is a 48 hour cancellation policy - at which time, 50% of your payment shall be returned to you. All packages include plates, napkins and utensils.

 

West Point Golf Course Catering

The West Point Golf Course Snack Bar make a great lunch! Simple and perfect for nice picnic with friends and family. Out items are prepared fresh and always hand made.

WPGC Graduation Menu

  • Choose three of our Hand Made Wraps: Ham & Swiss, Turkey & Cheddar, Roast Beef & Cheddar, Chicken Caesar, Chicken Bacon Ranch, Tuna Salad.
  • Choose Two: Garden Salad, Caesar Salad, Potato Salad, Pasta Salad, Cole Slaw
  • Served with assorted cookies or brownies.
25 Guests 50 Guests 75 Guests Drinks
$400 $775 $1150 $2 Per

Packages include all condiments, plates, ware, and napkins. Catering is pick-up only.

Call +1 (845)938-2435 to place your order, today!

Commemorative Gifts

If you are looking for West Point items during your visit, items are available at a few specialty locations.

Custom framing, engraving, and gifts can be ordered through the West Point Arts & Crafts Center. Contact them today to have special items ready when you arrive!

The Cadet Book Store carries gifts including clothing, shoes, jewelry and a variety of other items with the West Point and class insignias. We offer top name brands, such as Calvin Klein, Dooney and Bourke, Timberland, Kenneth Cole, and Under Armour. Clothing purchased at the Cadet Store can be fitted and altered so that the wearer can look their best at all times.

West Point Exchange also has commemorative kiosks and an West Point Athletics store for West Point items and gifts.

Recreation in the Area

We at West Point Family & MWR have a myriad of activities families to enjoy during Graduation. We hope you'll take time to visit our facilities to make your stay more enjoyable.

West Point Golf Course

Family & MWR Fitness Center

West Point Bowling Center

West Point Arts & Crafts

West Point Club

Round Pond Swimming

Lake Frederick Swimming

Recreation Equipment Rentals

Orange County Tourism

Contact Us

We want to do our best to insure your Graduation experience is the best it can be. We will respond to you as soon as possible. Please consider speaking with your Cadet as they may have the information you seek.

If your inquiry is regarding Catering or On-site Parties, please contact the corresponding activity directly. Or see the corresponding sections above. Thank you.

Form requests links have (temporarily) been disabled at this time. Patrons should utilize phone numbers provided or stop by the facility for additional information.

For additional information, check out the West Point Parents Information website.