There are a number of different websites and Facebook pages that will help parents stay in touch with West Point.  We've collected some of our favorites here. 
Receive Parent emails directly from the West Point Parent Liaison office:  List Serve sign-up
West Point Website Links:
West Point Web Page 
West Point Parent Page 
West Point Resources for Parents Page 
West Point Flickr Pictures
USMA Book Store and Cadet Store

West Point Museum Gift Shop

West Point Women’s Club Gift Shoppe

West Point Association of Graduates Website Links:
West Point Association of Graduates
WPAOG Flickr Pictures 
WPAOG Parent Resources Page
West Point Association of Graduates Gift Shop
Facebook Links:
West Point Parents Club of North Texas - our club!
West Point Parents
West Point Moms
West Point Dads
West Point Class of 2021 Parents
West Point Class of 2022 Parents  
West Point Class of 2023 Parents 
West Point Class of 2024 Parents
West Point Class of 2025 Parents
Dean of the Academic Board
West Point Athletics
West Point Chaplains
West Point Garrison and Community   
West Point Association of Graduates  
United States Military Academy Prep School
West Point Admissions
We also recommend searching Facebook for your cadet's company page.  For example, F-1 Firehouse has a page, and so do many of the other 36 cadet companies.  
Great Places to Eat
America's Oldest Restaurant: the 76 House
Billy Joe's Rib Works
Cosimos Italian
Culinary Institute of America 
Red Line Diner
Schlesingers Steakhouse
The Lakeview House

Gift shops

USMA Book Store and Cadet Store

West Point Association of Graduates Gift Shop

West Point Museum Gift Shop

West Point Women’s Club Gift Shoppe

Other Useful Links:
West Point Society of North Texas
ShopMyExchange
The Mom’s Guide to Surviving West Point 
(Book: Amazon $19)
Sandboxx - the easy way to send letters to cadets and deployed military personnel   

p. 36-37 has information on medical care, specifically p. 37 for “when away from West Point”. 

TRICARE is the military health system.  This brochure also includes information about receiving medical care when away from West Point.

Tips and Advice

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April 15, 2021 Club Meeting Slides

Summer Training 2021

Frequently Asked Questions for R-Day and Cadet Summer Training (Beast!) Note: this document is from 2019 and includes lots of information that is still relevant about traveling to West Point and what to expect over the summer.  However, due to COVID, please understand that West Point may eliminate or alter some activities.  Be flexible!    

Staying Connected Over the Summer

Getting Ready for R-Day

April 15, 2021 Club Meeting Slides - Events

Reporting to the Cadet in the Red Sash Notes and video

Cadet Candidate Orientation May 15 2021

April 29, 2021 Toast the Firstie Parents

Cadet Candidate Orientation Call May 15 2021 Video (1GB download): Video Link

July 22, 2021 Club Meeting Slides.  Want to watch the recorded session?  Video (460MB download).  Highlights:

      4:25 Reorgy Week

     13:10 A-Day

     28:48 Academic Year

     39:05 Who is the TAC

     42:02 When/when not to call the TAC

     51:49 Upcoming Events 

Here is a link to a list of Cadet Clubs including academic, religious, military, hobby, diversity, and competitive clubs.

Walking Map of West Point

West Point Lingo & Acronyms

Red (Academics), Green (Military), White (Physical), and Gold (Character) Books 

West Point outlines the critical details of the education it provides in these 4 books.  They are now available in a digital format, but in years past they were printed and issued to cadets.  They got their names from the color of the covers used in the printed versions.  Check the top of this page for the latest editions.          

West Point Association of Graduates (WPAOG) Explained

West Point Parents Fund 2021

Coming soon:

  • Academic Year Tips