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Posted on Friday, July 24, 2020
We have taken a number of new and unprecedented steps to help you feel more safe and secure as you prepare for enrollment at our school. We are guaranteeing a limited single-occupancy rooms in our student barracks for those who request them with their paid deposit and signed enrollment agreement. We have fewer then 20 single-occupancy rooms still available and rooms are reserved on first come, first served basis.   We are offering enhanced payment options for this school year.   We are... Read More
Posted on Friday, July 24, 2020
Fork Union Military Academy is pleased to announce coaching changes for the 2020-21 academic year. Former professional athletes Phillip Merling and Sean Singletary join the athletic staff, while Reginald Barnette has been promoted to head prep basketball coach.   Reginald BarnetteBarnette, who is starting his fifth year at the Academy, was the former Junior Prep basketball head coach in 2018 and is the current defensive coordinator for the Prep football team. The Salem, Va., native is a 2014... Read More
Posted on Thursday, July 23, 2020
In today's daily update, I want to step back briefly from discussing our COVID-19 preparations in particular, and discuss a broader topic that remains at the top of the list of concerns for many families considering enrolling at Fork Union Military Academy: Financial Aid Introducing LTC Steven McCoy LTC Steven McCoy is our Deputy Chief of Staff assigned to the President's Office. This year, Steve is taking the reins of our financial aid program...which demonstrates just how important we... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Our check-in days are approaching rapidly, and our anticipation is growing as we make ready to welome students back to campus!   Check-In Days - Mark Your Calendars! Your check-in day depends on whether your cadet is coming back as a cadet leader, an athlete, a new student, or a returning cadet. Monday, August 3 - Cadet Leadership Training This first check-in date is for our cadets returning for Cadet Leadership Training by invitation of the Commandant. If you have questions about Cadet... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2020
The key word for today's update is: Preparation We have spent weeks on campus making preparations for the safe return of students to campus, and we will be filling you in on those preparations in these daily updates in the days ahead. Our focus in this update, however, is on some important preparation we are asking you to do. In this email, we will give you the broad outline of the steps you must take to prepare for check-in. In our daily updates that follow this week, we will provide... Read More
Posted on Monday, July 20, 2020
Countdown to Check-In Update for July 20, 2020 We are now just three weeks away from the arrival of our new cadets to the campus of Fork Union Military Academy! We are very excited to welcome our new cadets and their families to our community, and we are looking forward to seeing our returning cadets once again.   Ready for Our Cadets’ Safe Return to Campus We have prepared a page on our website to serve as the central information point for any general questions you might have about the... Read More
Posted on Monday, July 20, 2020
Fork Union Military Academy is open for business, and still accepting applications for all grades! This week the Fork Union Military Academy team is offering campus visits and interview opportunities Monday-Saturday.  Please call our offices at 434-842-4205 to arrange a day and time for your visit.  APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED. Visitors will be requested to follow Virginia policy in regards to masks and social distancing.   FORK UNION RETURNS TO NORTHERN VIRGINIA! Join our representative on... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, July 15, 2020
  A Message from the President of FUMA Col. David L. Coggins, USMC (Ret.)   As school systems throughout our region and nation are announcing their plans for the fall, I want to reach out to our Fork Union Military Academy community, as well as those of you who are considering enrollment at Fork Union, to tell you more about our own plans.We do plan to open for on-campus classes in August.We do plan to have a robust athletics program in the fall. While there will be much that may be... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Fork Union Military Academy's Academic Dean, COL Mike Goad, has released new details of the Academy's plan for the Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremony to be held on campus on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 10:00 AM. Of the Class of 2020, 39 cadets have reserved tickets for themselves and up to five guests. The itinerary and other details about the event can be found in the graphics below.      Download PDF Version You can also download the 2020 Graduation Information flyer as a PDF document... Read More
Posted on Monday, June 22, 2020
  The Fork Union Military Academy Admissions Team is offering campus tours and interview opportunities Monday-Saturday.  Please call our offices at 434-842-4205 to arrange a day and time for your visit. APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED, and are scheduled for 9 AM, 11 AM, or 1 PM. Those scheduling appointments will be asked to follow these guidelines: Please limit the number in your party to prospect and parent/guardian Guests will be asked to complete a symptom checklist upon arrival relating to... Read More


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