“MCRD-San Diego is happy to announce that beginning with the Hotel Company Graduation on June 17th, graduating recruits will no longer be restricted to only (4) guests. Additionally, on the Wednesday prior to graduation guests will be welcomed on base for Family day, in which families can view and participate in a few activities and spend a few hours with their recruit prior to graduation. Masks will still be required for all guests while on the depot."
San Diego Graduation (Thursday)
0630 MCRD San Diego opens for visitor access Gate 5 (Washington St.)
0730-0830 Color’s Ceremony Commanding General’s Building
0830-0945 Graduation Seating Shepherd Field
1000-1130 Graduation Ceremony Shepherd Field
1130-1700 Depot Liberty
1100-1500 Liberty Lunch Buffet Bay View
NLT 1730 All visitors depart MCRD
Guests will depart MCRD San Diego no later than 5:30 p.m. New Marines will continue to go directly to their next duty station at Camp Pendleton without leave. Guests are strongly urged to reconsider attending graduation if they are actively sick with a cough or fever, or have been in contact with a suspected case of COVID-19. We continue to urge precautions to ensure force health protection as vaccinations increase nationwide. Graduation will still be available online. Please stay tuned with our social media applications and website.
© MCRD Museum. All rights reserved
This not an official USMC website. THIS IS A NON-FEDERAL ENTITY. IT IS NOT PART OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, OR ANY OF ITS COMPONENTS, AND IT HAS NO GOVERNMENTAL STATUS.
MCRD Museum Foundation
Building 26 Post Office Box 400085
San Diego, CA 92140-0085
Museum Hours of Operation:
Mon 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Tue-Fri 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Family Day Thu 8:00 AM to 4:45 PM
Sat 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Foundation Hours of Operation:
Gift Shop: 1-619-524-0663