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


Arizona Chapter Spring Fling Event
Saturday, April 30, 2016
4:00 – 7:00 PM
Location: Su Vino Winery, 7035 East Main Street #110, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
*Are your family and friends tired of hearing your Semester at Sea stories?? Come spend an evening with people who really appreciate your travel and adventure stories! Phoenix-area alumni will be spring blingin’ and wine sippin’ at Su Vino Winery!

The first 12 to RSVP get to wine taste courtesy of the Arizona Alumni Chapter! RSVP on the Eventbrite page. Questions? Contact Sasha Simmons, AZ Chapter Rep, at, or (904) 651-2270.

Charleston, SC Alumni Get Together
Thursday, May 12, 2016
6:00 PM
Location: Seabreeze Marina, 50 Immigration Street, Charleston, SC 29403
*Join the growing Charleston Alumni Chapter for more Dock Time! Jordan Kruse (Fall 09) has graciously offered to sponsor the chapter’s May event. Please join us for drinks and hors d’oeurves at the beautiful Seabreeze Marina and let’s cheers to Semester at Sea!

Contact Brian (Fall 05) and McKinley (Fall 05) at or (561) 325-9099 to RSVP or with questions.

Colorado SAS Alums at a Rockies Game!
Sunday, May 15, 2016
12:30 – 5:00 PM
Location: Coors Field, 2001 Blake Street, Denver, CO 80205
*Come out for a Rockies vs. Mets game and cheer with local Colorado SAS alums! Unfortunately the tickets through Semester at Sea are sold out, but please purchase a ticket through the Rockies website and join us at 12:30 on The Rooftop to meet new friends and win some SAS swag!

Questions? Contact or Cindy Zomchek, Colorado Chapter Rep, at

Pittsburgh Chapter Day of Giving at the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank
Saturday, May 21, 2016
8:45 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank, 1 N. Linden Street, Duquesne, PA 15110
*This year, the SAS Pittsburgh Chapter will be giving back to the Pittsburgh area as well as fundraising for Semester at Sea. Please join us at the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank in Duquesne to fill boxes for local seniors. After our work is done, we’ll have lunch at Waterfron Eat’n Park together, talk about Semester at Sea’s Day of Giving initiative and hopefully hear from some recently returned voyagers!

The event is free, but we ask that you make a gift to support the SAS Day of Giving. For more information and to RSVP, view the Eventbrite and/or Facebook pages.

Arizona Chapter Celebrates the Day of Giving
Sunday, May 22, 2016
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Location: Monarch Theatre, 122 East Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
*Join us on May 22nd at the Monarch Theatre in downtown Phoenix for our annual Day of Giving as we partner with #HashtagLunchbag Phoenix! #HashtagLunchbag is a humanity service movement through the use of social media. We’ll be helping to make bagged lunches, complete with supportive messaging, to inspire others. Afterward, we will get brunch and celebrate another opportunity to spend time together with fellow SAS alums!

Be sure to bring lunchmeat and bread, or $10 and your time to donate to help make this mission a success. This event is open to you and your entire family so bring the whole gang out for a great SAS day!

RSVP on the Eventbrite page. Questions? Contact Sasha Simmons, AZ Chapter Rep, at, or (904) 651-2270.

Indianapolis Alumni Event
Sunday, May 22, 2016
1:00 PM
Location: At the home of Sue Kiefer (Summer 04) in Fishers, RSVP below for the address
*The Indianapolis Alumni Chapter of Semester at Sea will be holding its Day of Giving event on Sunday, May 22, at the home of Sue Kiefer (Summer 04) at 1:00 PM in Fishers. This will be a great way for alumni in the area to connect with each other as we share stories of our voyages and get to konw one another. Please bring a dessert to share and RSVP by May 18 to We hope to see you there!

Portland Chapter SAS Bingo Get Together & Day of Giving Celebration
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
6:30 – 8:30 PM
Location: Radio Room, 1101 NE Alberta Street, Portland, OR 97211
*Join fellow SAS alumni for a get together to hang out and get to know each other. We’ve reserved the first floor of Radio Room to socialize and play BINGO. Make a $20 donation the night of and you’ll get five bingo sheets to play throughout the evening. Additional sheets will be available for purchase.

Our Oregon chapter has a goal of raising $500 this year. All we need is 25 people to sign-up for bingo and we’ll reach our goal! This will be an ISE newsletter worthy event with SAS swag as bingo prizes so don’t miss out on being a part of it! Enjoy SAS-themed drink specials and a percentage of each drink sold will support SAS. Dinner is also available for purchase. Invite friends and family of SAS to join in on the fun, all ages are welcome. Don’t want to play Bingo!? That’s okay, just come a socialize with fellow SAS’ers!

RSVP on the Eventbrite page – can’t wait to see you there!

Minnesota Chapter Day of Giving Gathering
Thursday, May 26, 2016
7:00 – 9:00 PM
Location: Bauhaus Brew Labs, 1316 Tyler Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
*Celebrate Semester at Sea’s third Day of Giving with your Minnesota Alumni Chapter! Join us at Bauhaus Brew Labs for a fun evening of games and SAS camaraderie! The event is free to attend with drinks and food truck options available for purchase. All ages welcome, bring friends, family and prospective voyagers!

RSVP to Meredith at (612) 619-7522 or no later than Monday, May 23.

Semester at Sea Reunion Cruise to Alaska
May 16 – 24, 2016
*Alumni and friends of Semester at Sea, it is time to celebrate and relive the memories from our voyages while on board a cruise ship! Sammy Lam, Summer 2011 alum, has organized an independent reunion cruise to celebrate the program. The reunion will take place over an 8-day Carnival Cruise to Alaska beginning on May 16 in Vancouver, BC and ending on May 24 in Seattle, WA. Please contact Sammy or visit the Facebook event page for more information. Rates starting at $490 per person.
Sammy Lam – (956) 212-7848,

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 or Ben Ghosh, Boston Chapter Rep, at