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United States Coast Guard Academy

New London, CT
Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

31 Mohegan Avenue

New London, CT 06320-8103

United States

Phone: 800-883-8724

Fax: 860-701-6700

Website

Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Contact Admissions Officer
Title:Campus Programs Coordinator
Admissions Office Address:31 Mohegan Ave
New London, CT 06320-8103
Admissions Office Phone:860-701-6780
Admissions Office Fax:800-883-8724
Admissions Office Email:admissions@uscga.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Coast Guard Barque EAGLE
Coast Guard Museum
Sailing Center and Waterfront
Souvenier Shop (Military Exchange)
Coast Guard Academy Chapel and Crown Park
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Mystic Seaport
Mohegan Sun
Foxwoods
USS Nautilis Submarine Museum
Connecticut College
Also within 2 hours driving is Newport, Rhode Island, Boston, and New York City.

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:Yes
     Hours:M-F
8am - 4pm
Phone Number:860-701-6780
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Year-round
     Times:1:00 PM M & F
Average Length:1 hour
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:admissions@uscga.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:Yes
Start Date for High School Juniors:After application submission
Appointment Required:Required
Advance Notice:Yes
Length of Advance Notice:1 week
Saturday Appointments Available:No
Average Length of Interview:45 min.
Information Sessions:Available
Times:1:00 PM M & F
Email Address to Sign-Up:admissions@uscga.edu

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Year-round
Arrangements:Contact Coach Directly
Advance Notice:2 weeks
Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:admissions@uscga.edu
Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:admissions@uscga.edu

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Available
Advance Notice:Other
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Any Limitations:Overnights and Class Visits are available to students offered appointments

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Transportation
Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
Air: For private pilots, Groton-New London Airport (GON) is approximately 6 miles from the Academy. Commercial airline service has been discontinued. Taxi fare is about $10 each way. Commercial flights are available to Providence, Rhode Island Airport (PVD) and Hartford, Connecticut Airport (BDL). Livery Limited (860-599-8840) offers sedan service for approximately $90 from Providence and $115 from Hartford. Shuttle service is available to local train stations. Rental cars are available at both airports. Bus/Train: New London's bus and train station is approximately 2 miles from the Academy. Taxi fare is about $5 each way. Greyhound provides bus service, and AMTRAK provides train service to New London. Service is available from Hartford, Boston, Providence, New York, and other places. Ferry: The Orient Point Ferry Terminal is approximately 2 miles from the Academy. Taxi fare is about $5 each way. Service between Orient Point on Long Island and New London is available year round. The fare for vehicle and driver is $39; pedestrian passengers $10.50. Car: The Academy is just off Interstate 95. Travel time is approximately 2 hours from New York City or Boston.
 
Driving Instructions to Campus:
From New Haven, New York City and Westward: Take I-95 North to Exit 82A (Frontage Road). Take Briggs Street Exit off Frontage Road. Turn left on Briggs Street at the traffic light at the top of the exit ramp. Continue on Briggs Street through three traffic lights. You will now be on Mohegan Avenue. The Academy's Main Gate will be on your right immediately after the third traffic light. From Norwich and Worcester: Take I-395 South to Exit 78 (Route 32 South). Continue on Route 32 approximately 3 miles. Take exit to I-95 South to New Haven. Turn right onto Briggs Street at stop sign at top of exit ramp. Turn right on Willams Street at next stop sign. Cross bridge and turn left on Mohegan Avenue at first traffic light. The Academy's Main Gate will be on your right. From Hartford: Take Route 2 South to Route 11 to the end. Turn left to go to Route 85 in Salem. Take Route 85 South to I-95. Get on Route I-95 North for a VERY SHORT 1/4 MILE distance. Exit on Service Road to Briggs Street Exit. Turn left on Briggs Street at the top of the exit ramp. Continue on Briggs Street through three traffic lights. You will now be on Mohegan Avenue. The Academy's Main Gate will be on your right immediately after the third traffic light. From Providence and Boston: Take I-95 South to Exit 83 (Frontage Road). Take Briggs Street Exit off Frontage Road. Turn left on Briggs Street at the traffic light at the top of the exit ramp. Continue on Briggs Street through two traffic lights. You will now be on Mohegan Avenue. The Academy's Main Gate will be on your right immediately after the second traffic light. Note: The Academy is 2 1/2 hours from New York City, 2 1/2 hours from Boston, 1 1/2 hours form Worcester, and 1 hour from Hartford. Special Academy Traffic Regulations The speed limit is 15 mph. Speed bumps and radar are used to enforce the speed limit. All vehicles must yield to pedestrians and marching sections. Most parking spaces are reserved. Park in spaces marked as open parking or visitor parking. All drivers without a valid Coast Guard or DOD sticker on their vehicle must obtain a visitors parking pass at the Main Gate prior to entering the Academy grounds.
 
Local Accommodations: Near By:
This list is provided for information purposes. The Coast Guard Academy does not endorse any of these establishments. Other extablishments are listed in the local directory. All phone numbers are under area code 860. The Adams House 572-9551 382 Cow Hill Road Mystic, CT 06355 AmeriSuites Mystic, CT 536-9997 Best Western Mystic, CT 536-4281 Groton, CT 445-8000 Niantic, CT 739-3951 Montville, CT 848-0660 Brigadoon Bed and Breakfast 536-3033 180 Cow Hill Road Mystic, CT 06355 Comfort Inn of Mystic 572-8531 48 Whitehall Ave. Mystic, CT 06355 Comfort Suites 892-9292 275 Otrobando Ave. Norwich, CT 06360 Connecticut Yankee Inn 800-942-8466 Flanders Road, P.O. Box 479 Niantic, CT 06357 Days Inn-East Lyme 739-3951 239 Flanders Road East Lyme, CT 06333 Days Inn 572-0574 55 Whitehall Avenue Mystic, CT 06355 Econo Lodge 445-6550 425 Bridge Street Groton, CT 06340 Fairfield Suites (Marriott) 439-0151 800-228-2800 401 North Frontage Rd. Waterford, CT 06385 Gold Star Inn 446-0660 156 Kings Highway Groton, CT 06340 Groton Inn and Suites 445-9784 I-95 and Rt. 184 Groton, CT 06340 Fairfield Suites (Marriott) 439-0151 800-228-2800 401 North Frontage Rd. Waterford, CT 06385 Hampton Inn 405-1585 800-426-7866 300 Long Hill Rd Groton, CT. Harbour Inne and Cottage 572-9253 Edgemont St. Mystic, CT 06353 Holiday Inn 442-0631 I-95 and Frontage Road New London, CT 06320 Howard Johnson's Lodge 739-6921 Exit 74 off I-95 East Lyme, CT 063333 Howard Johnson's 536-2654 Rt. 27 1-800-654-2000 Mystic, CT 06355 Motel 6 739-6991 I-95, Exit 74 Niantic, CT 06357 Mystic Hilton Hotel 572-0731 1-800-HILTONS 20 Coogan Blvd. Mystic, CT 06355 Mystic Marriot Hotel and Spa 625 Rt 117, Groton, CT 446-2600 The Niantic Inn 739-5451 345 Main St. Niantic, CT 06357 Norwich Inn and Spa 886-2401 607 W. Thames St. (Rt. 32) Norwich, CT 06360 Oakdell Motel 442-9446 Rt. 85, Exit 82 Off I-95 Waterford, CT 06385 The Old Mystic Inn 572-9422 52 Main Street Mystic, CT 06355 The Palmer Inn 572-9000 25 Church St. Noank, CT Quality Inn 445-8141 1-800-228-5151 404 Bridge Street Groton, CT 06340lt; Queen Anne Inn 1-800-347-8818 447-2600 265 Williams Street New London, CT 06320 Radisson Hotel 443-7000 800-333-3333 35 Governor Winthrop Blvd. New London, CT 06320 Ramada Hotel E. Lyme, CT 739-5483 Norwich, CT 889-5201 The Red Roof Inn 444-0001 1-800-843-7663 707 Coleman Street New London, CT 06320 Residence Inn Of Mystic 536-5150 40 Whitehall Ave. Mystic, CT 06355 Rocky Neck Motel 739-6268 237 W. Main Street Niantic, CT 06357 Seaport Motor Inn 536-2621 Rt. 27, Exit 90 off I-95 Mystic, CT 06355 The Sojourner Inn 445-1986 605 Gold Star Highway Groton, CT 06340 Starlight Motor Inn 739-5462 256 Flanders Road Niantic, CT 06357 Super 8 Motel 448-2818 1-800-800-8000 173 Route 12 Groton, CT 06340 Taber Motor Inn 536-4904 536-4905 Rt. 27 and Rt. 1 Mystic, CT 06355 Thames Harbor Inn 445-8111 800-243-7779 193 Thames Street Groton, CT 06340 Whaler's Inne 536-1506 800-243-2588 20 East Main Street Mystic, CT 06355 Windsor Motel 445-7474 345 Gold Star Highway Groton, CT 06340

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
     
  • 31 Mohegan Ave
    New London, CT 06320-8103
    Phone: 860-701-6780
    Fax: 800-883-8724
    Email: admissions@uscga.edu
  • Visiting Center:
    Yes
  • Campus Tours:
    Yes
  • On Campus Interviews:
    Yes
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
    Available
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