Freshmen and Transfers

Uniforms!

Uniform Items Quantity

Tunic Blouse (coat), gray

1

Trousers, gray

2 pair

Shirt, gray, short sleve

2

Shirt, white, short sleve

2

Trousers, white

1

Sweater, black, military

Optional

Jacket, Cadet (black)

1 (issued in late Sept.)

Jacket, Cadet (green)

Optional

Gloves, black leather

1 pair (not available from school)

Headgear

1

Shoes, black, military

1 pair

Buckle, belt, brass

1

Nametag

2

Shorts, athletic, gray w/ BCP logo

1

T-Shirt, athletic, green w/ BCP logo

2

Sweatshirt, hooded, gray w/ BCP logo

1

Sweatpants, gray w/ BCP logo

1

ACU (blouse, pants, sand t-shirt, cover)

1 set

Boots (sand or coyote color)

1 pair

* All items, unless otherwise marked, shall be issued by the school quartermaster.

Please note that uniforms do not need to be procured prior to the start of Orientation Week.

 

Learn the lingo

Learning the Lingo

At Benedictine, our students have some unique ways with words. 

Here's a sampling of some you might hear during the early going of your first year here (as well as throughout your time!):
 

 

Term or word Translation
Grab some ground! Get ready to do some pushups
Belmont Pizza THE place for Cadets to grab a slice
Big Time Outstanding athlete
Cooked or skinned up Receive reprimand from a teacher
A tour Marching
Frail Weak
Grub time Lunch
Gerties Students from Saint Gertrude High School
Big bad wolves table Teachers' spot in the dining facility
Start pushing Get ready to do some pushups

Newbie Events

Newbie  Events 

Mandatory activities for freshmen and transfer students during the fall semester:

  • Weekly Corps Mass
  • Morning Orientation:  Every Thursday morning until the end of Orientation
  • Every home football game:  Bring posters that day
  • Commissioning exercises:  at the gym
  • Field Day with Saint Gertrude
  • Sponsors Day Review
  • Freshmen Retreat
  • End of Orientation:  Full weekend of activities
  • Individual Drill