Commandant of Cadets

2016 – 2017 School Year



24 July

Fall Cadre Arrive

25 July

Cadre Matriculation

29 July

Band and Prep students Matriculation

31 July

Bronco Football and Volleyball Arrive

1 Aug

Bronco Football and Volleyball Matriculation

3 Aug

Junior College New Cadet Matriculation and Parent Orientation –  Parents Invited to Orientation at 1:30 PM in chapel

3 Aug

President/Superintendent Welcoming Reception for Parents and New Cadets (Jr College and High School) – Parents invited (7 PM)

4 Aug

High School New Cadet Matriculation and Parent Orientation – Parents Invited to Orientation at 1:30 PM in chapel

8-14 Aug

Old Cadets/Break in Service Cadets Matriculation  (cadets are encouraged to return early if they must purchase uniforms, prepare for semester – they will not be excused from classes to matriculate)

15 Aug

Classes start (High School and Junior College)

19 Aug

Returning Cadet Fall Awards Ceremony (Pearson) – (4:00 PM) Parents Invited

27 Aug

End of 21 Day Milestone for Fall RATs/Turning of Spring New Cadets - (Milestone Begins 7:00 AM) Parents Invited

16-18 Sept

Fall Family Weekend and Parade Parents Invited  (Parade begins at 11:00 AM)

19-22 Oct

Homecoming/Alumni Weekend/Parade – Parents Invited

28-29 Oct

NMMI Hosted JROTC Drill Meet

11 Nov

NMMI-Hosted Veterans Day Breakfast on Campus

12 Nov

Veterans Day Parade-Stapp Field – Parents Invited

8 Dec

NMMI Winter Concert – Parents Invited

11 Dec

Candlelight Holiday Service Alumni Chapel  - Parents Invited

17 Dec

Midyear Graduation and Commissioning – Parents Invited

2 Jan 2017

Spring Cadre Arrive

5 Jan

Spring New Cadet Matriculation

8 Jan

Old Cadets/Break in Service Return

28 Jan

Matchin Awards Ceremony/Turning of eligible Fall New Cadets

4 Feb

End of 28 Day Milestone for Spring RATs - Parents Invited


Spring Family Weekend – Parents Invited

29 April

Final Ball

2 May

NMMI Spring Concert -  Parents Invited

12 May

Academic, Leadership, Athletic Awards Ceremony for Graduating Cadets  – Parents Invited

12 May

Baccalaureate – Parents Invited (Begins at 10:00 AM)

13 May

College Commencement – 0800, High School Commencement 1000 – Parents Invited (Cadets must clear campus by 2:00 PM)

The following are scheduled Holiday breaks for the 2016-2017 school year.

*All Dates/Times Subject to Change – Always check with your cadet’s TLA or SLA.




After classes 18 November 2016 until 5:00 PM 27 November 2016


Cadets MUST depart campus by 10:00 AM on 19 November, no exceptions

Thanksgiving Break

After last final exam until 5:00 PM 8 January 2017


Final exams start 12 Dec. and end 15 Dec. Check with your cadet as finals are dependent on their individual schedule.  Cadets MUST depart campus by 12:00 PM on 17 December, no exceptions


If cadets need to register for classes, attend to uniform issues, or get haircuts, they may return as early as 6 January 2016

Christmas/Winter Break

After classes 10 March 2017 until 5:00 PM 19 March 2017


Cadets MUST depart campus by 10:00 AM on 11 March, no exceptions

Spring Break


Barracks will re-open at 1700 Saturday - one day prior to the required

return date for all breaks for those who must arrive early.