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California Maritime Academy: Special Requirements.   

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The California Maritime Academy is authorized to require students to meet standards and requirements established by the United States Coast Guard and the Federal Maritime Administration. The following are requirements for academy students in degree programs which require a United States Coast Guard merchant marine license:

(a) The students shall be required to take a medical examination to determine eligibility for admission, shall be subject to scheduled and unscheduled examination and testing for the use of drugs and alcohol and shall be subject to periodic medical examinations to determine fitness for study, training and assigned duties.

(b) The students shall be required to participate in training cruises, conducted by both the academy and commercial operators.

(c) The students shall be required to purchase health insurance by or through the academy or to provide proof of equivalent coverage.

Authority cited:

Education Code 89030


Education Code 89030

Education Code 90100

Education Code 90122

Education Code 90130

(Amended by Register 95, No. 26.)