usafa 2023

  1. J

    USAF Summer Seminar Application Question

    Hi, I’m applying for the USAFA summer seminar and I saw that while it says the application is due on Jan 15th, my application says it’s due on the 22nd. Is this just a tech error or do I really have nine more days to do this? Additionally, is it going to be impossible to submit an application...
  2. blueskies18

    International Applicant

    Hi everyone. I want to apply to USAFA for 2023, but I am currently attending high school in Canada. I am an American citizen, but I have no residency in the US. In terms of getting nominations, does anyone have any advice on who to contact and when? It is the only part of the application process...
  3. peppypea

    Printable greetings for you!

    In case you aren't on the Class of 2023 FB page, I will share this here as well: Hey parents! We all know how important it is to our Basic Cadets to get mail...but coming up with 60 greetings (or as many as you want) can be a daunting task. To that end, I designed simple printable greetings...
  4. R

    Majors and Courses

    Do fourth class cadets select their courses and majors before their first year, or are your first courses selected for you? Like foreign language. I notice that foreign language is a core course that everyone has to take, but how is it decided what foreign language you’re going to take? Does...
  5. R

    Parents Weekend

    During Parents weekend, when are cadets allowed to leave the Academy and when do they need to be back?
  6. R

    Buying a Backpack

    I am a current Senior in high school, and next year I will be attending the Air Force Academy. I was wondering if I need to buy a backpack for the school year, or if I will be issued one once I start classes? Thanks!
  7. W

    Best Airlines for USAFA cadets

    We are looking for the best airline deals and have considered united mileage plus and Frontier discount den for deals as our cadet will fly to an from home on breaks etc. We were wondering what has worked best for current parents. Is it possible for cadets to have military perks or discounts as...
  8. J

    USAFA Appointment Hope

    For all those candidates that have received appointments congrats. For all those who have not, hang your head high. You may be frustrated that your not in this wave of appointments that have happened recently. Remember that there is still time. I am a junior "by credit" in college (my 2nd...
  9. F

    USAFA Advice

    I am a medical turnback from the class of 2022 at the Air Force Academy and will be returning for the class of 2023. I have already gone through basic training and the entire application process. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your DD’s, DS’s, or personal experience, feel free...
  10. W

    Appointment CO 23' Thread

    Hi! I received an appointment to USAFA this past Wednesday(2/20)! MA 07. Going to accept. USNAPS and USMA appointee as well. Keep it going!
  11. C

    After receiving appointment

    I have recently accepted an appointment from USAFA. I am wondering what I am allowed to bring to the academy, I know I should get boots but can I bring running shoes or a running watch? Do you get to bring any over the counter meds, I know you have to pack light but I'm just curious what I'll be...