Attend events on the ship

Shipboard & Regional Events

Alumni, parents and friends are invited to attend reunion voyages, regional events, and bon voyage/welcome home events. Stay tuned to the events calendar for dates and details. Alumni events offer the chance to connect with fellow shipmates and form new memories, either aboard the ship or in your hometown.

Upcoming Events

Austin, TX Semester at Sea Alumni Happy Hour
Thursday, July 14, 2016
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Parlor and Yard, 601 W. 6th Street
*Join your SAS community here in Austin for the inaugural alumni chapter event! Three-hour parking is available at Whole Foods (525 N. Lamar Blvd) nearby. Looking forward to seeing you there! If you have any questions, feel free to text Brittany Palmer at (815) 404-0824.

San Francisco SAS Summer Picnic
Sunday, July 17, 2016
12:00 – 2:00 PM
Location: The Presidio (Off the Grid)
*Mark your calendars! Sunday July 17th from 12:00 – 2:00 PM the SAS SF Bay Area Chapter is hosting a Picnic in the Park! Join us for lunch (or brunch for you late risers) at Off The Grid on the Main Parade Ground in the Presidio. There will be food and drink options from 30+ of SF’s favorite food trucks and local vendors. We will hold down a spot on the lawn for us all to hang out, play games, grab some food, and catch some rays (Karl the fog is not invited). Please extend this invitation to anyone and everyone. Friends and family of all ages welcome!

RSVP to the Facebook Event and email sanfranciscosasalumnichapter@gmail.com with questions!

Boston SAS Alums at a Red Sox Game!
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
5:30 – 10:00 PM
Location: Fenway Park, 4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA 02215
*Come out to the ballpark with Semester at Sea for our summer social Red Sox game and happy hour at the Yard House. Enjoy the exciting baseball game featuring the Boston Red Sox vs. San Francisco Giants starting at 7:10, with happy hour before the game at Yard House starting around 5:30. There are two ticket options available, both on a first come, first served basis: a Bleachers ticket ($37) or one in the Right Field Upper Box ($63). You can purchase tickets through Eventbrite.

If you aren’t interested in the game, consider joining us beforehand at the Yard House! We’ll be meeting around 5:30 at 126 Brookline Avenue, just a block away from Fenway Park.

Questions? Contact alumni@semesteratsea.org or Ben Ghosh, Boston Chapter Rep, at ben.ghosh@gmail.com.

Oregon Chapter – Alumni Get Together
Sunday, August 21, 2016
12:00 – 2:00 PM
Location: The Visenberg Home, 10405 Sw Hood Avenue, Portland, OR 97219
*We invite all SAS alumni, upcoming voyagers and their parents, family and friends. We also encourage you to invite anyone who may be interested in learning more about Semester at Sea. Learn about what to expect on your upcoming voyage and/or share your past voyage experiences with others. We will welcome home Spring ‘16 voyagers and send off Fall ’16 voyagers. Lunch will be provided by our hosts.

RSVP to Nancy Visenberg at nancy@goducks.com or (503) 929-7329.

Directions from Portland: I-5 South towards SALEM.
Merge onto SW BARBUR BLVD/OR-99W/PACIFIC HWY W via EXIT 297 toward TERWILLIGER BLVD/V.A. HOSPITAL
Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto SW TERWILLIGER BLVD. Pass through 1 roundabout.
Turn LEFT onto SW TERWILLIGER PL.
Turn LEFT onto SW RIVERSIDE ST.
Turn RIGHT onto SW HOOD AVE.
End at 10405 SW HOOD AVE, on the RIGHT.

Semester at Sea Thanksgiving Reunion Cruise to Western Caribbean
November 19 – 26, 2016 (Galveston, Texas)
*Alumni and friends of Semester at Sea! Join Sammy Lam, a Summer 2011 alum, for an independent SAS reunion cruise to celebrate the program! The reunion will take place over a 7-day Carnival Cruise from Galveston, Texas to Western Caribbean and back. Ports of call are Falmouth, Jamaica, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, and Cozumel, Mexico. Please contact Sammy or visit the Facebook event page for more information. Rates starting at $570 per person.
Sammy Lam – (956) 212-7848, elquepashow@gmail.com.