class of 2018 plebe-parent weekend march 13

MARCH 13-15, 2015
Friday, March 13
7 - 11 a.m.
7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Breakfast Open House hosted by West Point Association of Graduates
Herbert Alumni Center
Grant Hall and Café’ Open
Parent Welcome Center Open – Crest Hall, Eisenhower Hall (3rd and 4th floors)
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Academy Photo – In the ballroom of Eisenhower Hall
Photos of the class of 2018 cadet basic training companies, academic
companies and cadet basic training DVDs will be available for viewing and purchase.
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cadet Parka Sale – Ballroom, Eisenhower Hall – cost of parka with class year - $105
Cadet Store (Bldg. 606)
Thayer Bookstore Open – 4th Floor Thayer Hall
9 a.m. - Noon
Kimsey Center (Army Sports Hall of Fame), Foley and Holleder Center Tours –
Bus will drop off near Gate 1 of Michie Stadium.
Please follow the sidewalk to the entrance to Kimsey, Holleder and Foley.
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Tours of Quarters 100 – Superintendent’s Residence.
(Registration required - please arrive 5-10 minutes before the time of your tour.)
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Uniform Factory Tours
(Tours will run consecutively – approximately every 20-25 minutes; last tour will end
at approximately 1 p.m. – it is a short walk from Ike Hall)
Please note - the Cadet Uniform Factory is not handicapped accessible.
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Jewish Chapel Visitors’ Gallery Open – Jewish Chapel
10 a.m.
Presentation by the West Point Band - Core of the Corps - Eisenhower Hall Theater
“The professional Soldier musicians of the West Point Band will present an immersive leadership workshop titled
"Core of the Corps." This presentation has been featured at conferences hosted by the United States Military
Academy and regularly performed for the plebe classes for the last three years. Participants sit amongst the band as
the band uses music as a metaphor to explain how the many moving parts of an organization function together as a
cohesive organism. The presentation uses the model of a conductor as leader to demonstrate how one can influence
others by providing purpose, direction, and inspiration.”
11 a.m. -3 p.m.
Ike’s Riverside Café – open for lunch – located on the 3rd floor in Eisenhower Hall
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
West Point Club – open for lunch
Located on Cullum Road across from the Jefferson Hall Library
Presentation – Leadership and Academics – Eisenhower Hall Theater
LTC Stader, 3rd Regiment, RTO and Dr. Jim Dalton – Registrar
Presenters will discuss the leadership model, military training, academics, selection of majors and curriculum.
11:30 am.
Muslim Service – Building 147
12:05 p.m.
Catholic Mass – Most Holy Trinity Chapel
Welcome and Admin Update - Mandatory for Class of 2018
Eisenhower Hall Theater
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
USCC Open House – Arvin Physical Development Center
Dept. of Military Instruction, Dept. of Physical Education & Leadership Development Branch
Prepared by West Point Admissions - (845) 938-8826 - Please check for updates
Current as of 3/6/2015
DPE will offer demonstrations of required “plebe” courses – please see schedule posted separately.
Friday, March 13 continued
2:30 – 6 p.m.
SCPME/Historic 1st Division Barracks Open House – Nininger Hall
(SCPME = Simon Center for the Professional and Military Ethic)
4 – 6 p.m.
Dean’s Open House – Various Academic Buildings
All plebe courses will be represented - Map will be provided
4 – 11 p.m.
West Point Club open – pub menu available
6 – 11 p.m.
Cadet Privileges – Duty Permitting – Privilege Memo applies
6:30 - 8:00pm
LDS Reception - Thayer 444
7 – 9 p.m.
Jewish Sabbath Service – Jewish Chapel
11:30 p.m.
**NOTE – Please check with your cadet regarding visiting the barracks and meeting the company TAC Team. Due
to limited space in the barracks, companies are assigned a place and time to facilitate your visit/meet and greet.
Saturday, March 14
7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Grant Hall and Café Open
8 – 10 a.m.
Jefferson Hall (Library) Open - staff will be available to guide and answer questions
8 – 10 a.m.
Cadet Mess Tours – Washington Hall – last tour at 9:30 a.m.
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cadet Store (Bldg. 606)
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thayer Bookstore Open (4th floor – Thayer Hall)
10:30 a.m. - Noon
Academy Leader Team Brief – Eisenhower Hall Theater- Mandatory for cadets
Please be in your seats by 10:20 a.m.
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
West Point Club open for lunch
Noon – 1 p.m.
Lunch – Cadet Mess, Washington Hall – Optional for Cadets and Guests
Registration is required. Cadets must register their guests via an internal web site.
2 p.m.
Plebe-Parent Cadet Review – Apron in front of Washington Hall – Please line up on the side
of the apron against the barracks - please do not line up on the Cadet Mess steps.
A small set of bleachers will be available near MacArthur statue for those needing
Immediately following the review, weather permitting, the West Point Parachute Team will
perform a demonstration on the Plain.
5:15 p.m.
Catholic Mass – Most Holy Trinity
Prepared by West Point Admissions - (845) 938-8826 - Please check for updates
Current as of 3/6/2015
Saturday, March 15, continued –
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Banquet – Cadet Mess – Washington Hall – Mandatory for the Class of 2018
Doors open at 6 p.m. Please be at your table by 6:45 p.m.
Guest speaker – Lieutenant General Joseph Anderson
Commanding General, XVIII Airborne Corps, Ft. Bragg, North Carolina
Crest Unveiling Ceremony – Class of 2018 Leadership
Attire – Men - military uniform, tux or dark business suit
Women – military uniform, cocktail, mid-length or floor length dress or party pant suit
For more information on attire, please visit this link -
8 – 11 p.m.
8:45 p.m.
Academy Photo available to take family and couple photos
Theater, Eisenhower Hall
Receiving Lines – Crest Hall – Eisenhower Hall
9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Hop – Eisenhower Hall – Ballroom and Benny’s Lounge – Live Entertainment
9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Cadet Privileges – Duty Permitting
1 a.m.
Sunday, March 15
8 a.m.
10 a.m.
10 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
5:15 p.m.
Eastern Orthodox (Saint Martin’s Chapel, Bldg. 722)
Sacrament Service – Latter Day Saints – Thayer Hall Room 144
Catholic Service – Most Holy Trinity Catholic Chapel
Lutheran Service – Old Cadet Chapel – West Point Cemetery
Protestant Services – Mahan Hall, Arnold Auditorium
Protestant Service – West Point Community Post Chapel
Eastern Orthodox Service – St. Martin’s Chapel (rear of Cadet Chapel)
Catholic Mass – Most Holy Trinity Chapel
Shuttle bus transportation please see map – link coming soon!
Attire for the weekend – business casual (except for the banquet) – wear comfortable shoes!
This schedule is designed to give you options (or choices) of various activities to enjoy while attending PlebeParent Weekend. Please use this information as a planning guide and do not feel you have to attend
Discuss with your cadet as they may have suggestions on what to see based on their experience to this point.
Questions – let us know!
Your cadet is your escort and guide during the weekend. Please respect the signs and security measures around
West Point.
Directions to the Cadet Uniform Factory from Ike Hall – Please exit Ike Hall on the 3rd level. Follow the ramp to
the parking lot. Walk through the parking lot heading slightly up hill to the intersection of Ruger Road (blinking
light post in the middle of a 4 way intersection). Continue to follow Ruger Road, walking slightly up hill, passing a
brick building (fire dept. offices) on your right. You will then see a newer brick building as you enter a parking lot.
Please stay on the left side of the parking lot (against the stone wall area) follow the “road” through the parking
lot passing the West Point Band building (also on your right) and then arriving at the Cadet Uniform Factory.
Tours will run continuously.
Prepared by West Point Admissions - (845) 938-8826 - Please check for updates
Current as of 3/6/2015