In compliance with U.S. Coast Guard regulations, hairstyles which do not allow students to wear uniform hats are prohibited. All hair colors must be natural, or reflect a natural color. Unnatural, artificial colors that detract from a professional mariner appearance are not allowed.
All males must arrive clean shaven, with a short military style haircut to be maintained throughout Phase I. No beards. No ponytails. No dreadlocks. No facial hair. No exceptions.
All females must wear hair pulled into a properly secured bun that does not interfere with the wear of the hat, or have hair cut above earlobes. Claw clips and headbands are not authorized.