What’s Happening

  • Prepare for the eclipse

    There will be an eclipse Aug. 21. The eclipse will begin in our area at 1:23 p.m., eclipse maximum at 2:44 p.m. and end at 4 p.m. For West Point and the surrounding area, it is only a partial eclipse, about 77% totality.


    If you want to view the eclipse safely, you have three options:

    1. Obtain or build a pinhole viewer.

    2. Get a pair of ISO and CE Certified Solar Eclipse glasses. Some may be found online.

    3. View the eclipse through a telescope with an appropriate solar-viewing capable filter.


    The Department of Physics and Nuclear Engineering will be located on the West Point Plain to share a small number of pinhole viewers. D/PaNE is streaming the eclipse live on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/USMA.PANE. Read More

  • #USMA Social Scene

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    Connect on Twitter and Instgram! @westpoint_usma Read More

  • SHARP Resources

    • West Point Sexual Assault/Harassment Response Hotline: 845-659-7467;

    • USMA SHARP Program Manager, Samantha Ross—call 845-938-0508;

    • USCC SARC, Capt. Kathryn Hermon—call 845-938-7479 or email kathryn.hermon@usma.edu;

    • USMAPS SARC, Dr. Stephanie Marsh—call 845-938-1950 or email stephanie.marsh@usma.edu;

    • Garrison SARC, Dan Toohey—call 845-938-5657 or email dan.toohey@usma.edu;

    • KACH SARC, Sgt. 1st Class Cheri Safford—call 938-4150 or cheri.k.safford.mil@mail.mil;

    • USCC Victim Advocate, Kerry Dunham—call 845-938-3532 or email kerry.dunham@usma.edu. Read More


    CWOC Ladies Night

    The Catholic Women of the Chapel (CWOC) invites you to join it’s group at 7 p.m. Aug. 24 at Zulu Time Rooftop Bar for an informal kick off.

    Stop by to say hello as we say goodbye to summer. Read More


    Repaving of Route 218

    The New York Department of Transportation is repaving Route 218 from 9W at West Point to Cornwall from Monday-Aug. 31. The gates at both West Point and Cornwall will be closed during this project.

    When N.Y. DOT begins to mill Route 218 between 9W to Washington Gate around Aug. 24-25, the road will be accessible by one lane until it begins to lay the blacktop down, at which time the road will be closed for about 2-3 hours.


    Protestant Women of the Chapel “Sneak Peek & Sign Up”

    The West Point Protestant Women of the Chapel will host a “Sneak Peek & Sign Up” for its upcoming year on Aug. 29. Drop by between 9-11 a.m. Read More


    Army Education Center

    College courses are offered through the Army Education Center at West Point, located at 683 Buckner Loop.

    Undergraduate classes:

    • Mount Saint Mary College—Call Shari Seidule at 845-446-0535 or email Sharon.Seidule@msmc.edu;

    • Saint Thomas Aquinas—Call Erica Rodriguez at 845-446-2555 or email ERodrigu@stac.edu.

    Graduate studies:

    • John Jay College of Criminal Justice–Master’s Degree in Public Administration—Call Jennifer Heiney at 845-446-5959 or email jjcwestpoint@yahoo.com;

    • Long Island University–Master’s Degrees in School Counseling, Mental Health Counseling and Marriage and Family Counseling—Call Mary Beth Leggett at 845-446-3818 or email marybeth.leggett@liu.edu.

    Army Personnel Testing programs

    The Army Education Center at West Point offers Army Personnel Testing (APT) programs such as the AFCT, DLAB, DLPT, SIFT through the DA and DLI. Read More


     Constitution Island Association events

    The Constitution Island Association has the following events scheduled on Constitution Island this summer:

    • Aug. 26—Reenactment Day;

    • Sept. 23—Family Day.

    For more details, contact Hilary Dyson, Constitution Island Association office manager, at 845-265-2501 or visit www.constitutionisland.org.

    ArtWalk 2017 in Highland Falls

    The Town of Highlands Chamber of Commerce is presenting ArtWalk 2017 along Main Street, in the Village of Highland Falls.

    Partnering with Collaborative Concepts, a not-for-profit arts organization that curates art exhibitions, this year’s creation is entitled “Art Across the River” and features the sculptures of 14 local and nationally-recognized artists.

    For details about ArtWalk 2017, contact Cindy Modlin, Chamber of Commerce Art Committee member, at tohchamber@gmail.com.

    2017 Farmers Market

    The West Point-Town of Highlands 2017 Farmers Market opens from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Read More


    West Point Club Spirit Luncheons

    Tickets go on sale at the West Point Club’s administration office Aug. 15 and can be purchased 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Each luncheon is a Pep Rally for that week’s game held in the Club’s Grand Ballroom. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and the luncheon begins 11:45 a.m. Buy tickets in advance for reserved seats and save $2 per person.

    Reservations are based on the tickets sold by 2 p.m. on the day prior to the lunch. Make sure you tell us which department you’re with or who you would like to sit with when purchasing tickets.

    After 2 p.m. tickets will only be available at the door on the day of the luncheon and will be open seating based on space availability. Read More


    Ninth grade, new students summer boat ride

    All incoming freshmen and new students to O’Neill High School, join us for a summer boat ride and meet your new classmates. The event takes place from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday. Boarding for the cruise is at 1:30 p.m.

    For more details, contact 938-2092 or 938-3550 for a required permission slip.


    Champagne Sunday brunch at the West Point Club

    Enjoy a seasonal Sunday bruch from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the West Point Club’s Pierce Room.

    The brunch is from Sept. 10-Nov. 12. Reservations are suggested. For details, call 446-5506.


    Wanted: certified and experienced personal trainers at the MWR Fitness Center

    The MWR Fitness Center is looking for certified and experienced personal trainers who can motivate and inspire clients. Read More


    Yoga at Trophy Point

    Breathe in the magnificent views of the Hudson River with yoga at Trophy Point at 8:30 a.m. Saturdays – Saturday and Aug. 19, Sept. 9 and 30, and at 10:30 a.m. Sundays—Aug. 6 and 27, Sept. 17 and 24.

    Yoga is weather permitting. Please bring yoga mat and water.

    Night on the Hudson Dinner Cruise

    Join the West Point Club from 6-9 p.m. Sunday at South Dock for a relaxing scenic boat ride on the Hudson with a delicious buffet and live entertainment.

    Boarding begins promptly at 5:45 p.m. Parking is available adjacent to Harborcraft building at South Dock. A cash bar will be available.

    BOSS Hudson River Cruise

    The annual Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers Cruise is held from 6-9 p.m. Read More

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