U. S. Coast Guard Academy
Reservation of Rights
This Catalog primarily reflects information regarding the Cadet Undergraduate
Program for the Class of 2013.
The statements set forth in this catalog are for informational purposes only
and may not be construed as the basis of a contract between a cadet and the
U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Any conflict between this catalog and the appli-
cable statutes or regulations shall be resolved by reference to language of the
statute or regulation only.
The Academy reserves the right to change programs of study, academic
requirements, course offerings, regulations, the teaching staff, the Critical Dates
Calendar, and other matters described in the catalog without prior notice, in
accordance with established procedures. The U.S. Coast Guard Academy
endeavors to maintain the accuracy of all information provided in this catalog.
However, it is the responsibility of the cadets to be aware of the current
regulations, curriculum, and graduation requirements for their class and chosen
Human Relations Statement
The United States Coast Guard Academy is an equal opportunity employer
guided by applicable Federal laws and regulations. The Academy is committed
to the principles of fair treatment and equal opportunity. We recruit, educate,
train and employ personnel based on merit so that each individual can excel and
reach his/ her maximum potential without regard to gender, race, color, religion,
national origin, reprisal, sexual orientation and/or where applicable, age (over 40)
and/or physical or mental disability. The Academy is also committed to achiev-
ing and maintaining a multicultural environment that values the richness
brought by diversity and encourages the full participation of all its members. To
this end, we promote diversity and strategies to overcome under-representation,
discrimination, and acts of intolerance, thereby creating a more positive and
productive place in which to learn, work, and live. Furthermore, the Academy
proactively pursues a leadership climate that fully embraces the Coast Guard’s
core values of Honor, Respect, and Devotion to Duty.
You, as a cadet and Coast Guard member, are strongly urged to dedicate
yourself to these principles of fairness, valuing diversity, and respect to ensure
they are fully embraced and carried out in your day-to-day actions.
Information about the Academy’s Human Relations Program can be obtained
from the Civil Rights Officer (scr), U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 15 Mohegan
Avenue, New London, CT 06320-4195.