Matriculation 2014 - August 23

Due to Lexington/Rockbridge Festival downtown, Main Street will be closed
Families are encouraged to enter the VMI Post through the Jordan's Point entrance
Utilize Exit 191 off I-81 & follow signage to Jordan's Point Entrance

New cadets must go through the Matriculation process and Matriculation Fair before checking into Barracks. During Matriculation, new cadets and their parents have an opportunity to discuss studies from their chosen curriculum, sign the matriculation pledge and add their names to the matriculation book.  Also at this time, new cadets receive room assignments, mailbox numbers, email addresses, and Reserve Office Training Corps (ROTC) information.

New cadets who did not attend the Summer Transition Program will be issued athletic uniforms at Matriculation. New cadets who attended the Summer Transition Program should bring all uniform items issued to them.

New cadets whose last last name begins with:

A-L report to Cameron Hall 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
M-Z report to Cameron Hall  9:00 - 11:30 a.m.  

Matriculation Events

Matriculation Events

7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Matriculation
8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Matriculation Fair
2:00 p.m. Superintendent's Welcome
2:30 p.m. (approximately) March Off
3:00 p.m. Finish

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Matriculation Parents

For Parents

Information about mail, phone calls, check cashing, the bookstore, and photostore.

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Matriculation Oath

New Cadet Oath Ceremony

New Cadets will take a historic tour and recite the Cadet Oath before they charge across the battlefield exactly as the New Market cadets did on May 15, 1864.

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