Attend events on the ship
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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

Atlanta, Georgia Chapter Alumni Gathering
Thursday, September 3, 2015
6:00pm – 8:30pm
Location: The home of Former Executive Dean Marti Fessenden, 202 W. Benson St., Decatur, GA 30030
Please RSVP to by August 31
*Come join the Georgia alumni chapter to reminisce and have fun with fellow SAS alumni! Bring family, friends or a prospective voyager to talk about the new ship, the World Odyssey, or the new academic partner, Colorado State University. See you there!

NYC Happy Hour with Board of Trustees Chair
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
5:30pm – 7:30pm
Location: The Standard Biergarten (848 Washington St., New York, NY 10014)
*Join the Semester at Sea Board of Trustees Chair, Michael Segal, for Happy Hour at The Standard Hotel Biergarten. There have been many changes within the organization, so bring your questions, reconnect with shipmates and fellow alumni, and cheers to the bright future ahead! This event includes hors d’oeuvres.
Contact Brittany Palmer at

Washington, D.C. SAS Alumni Social
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Laughing Man Tavern, 1306 G. St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20005
*Join fellow Washington, D.C. SAS Alumni for a social event! We will be in the game room so bring your best shuffleboard skills and get ready for some friendly and informal competition! Light apps will be provided and additional food and drinks can be purchased.
Please RSVP by Tuesday, 9/8 to confirm your attendance.

The Grand Unveiling of the MV World Odyssey
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Location: Southampton, England
*Be among the first in Semester at Sea history to board our new shipboard campus, the MV World Odyssey! Join fellow alumni and friends of the program on Saturday, September 12, as we unveil our new ship in the Port of Southampton, England. Registration is now closed, find more information here.

Charlotte, NC Alumni Get-Together
Sunday, September 13, 2015
Location: Copper Restaurant, 311 East Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28203
*Join the Charlotte Alumni Chapter for a get together! Jenna and Ed Seeley are Fall ’92 alums and want you to come out to meet some new friends and reminisce about your SAS memories. Feel free to bring spouses, partners, fellow alumni or prospective students.
RSVP by September 10 to

Fall 2005 Voyage 10-Year Reunion
Thursday, September 17 – Sunday, September 20, 2015
Location: The Westgate Hotel, San Diego, CA  (1055 2nd Ave)
For more information contact: Brian Durham ( or
Facebook event click here
*Please come join all your fellow F05 voyagers where we disembarked the MV Explorer 10 years ago, San Diego.  We have a block of rooms at the Westgate Hotel just off Broadway in the Gaslamp District. This hotel has everything we’re looking for: great location, nice hotel, big rooms, rooftop pool (it’ll be just like Deck 7 on the MV!), and an affordable rate. From the pictures it seems to have the same feel as SAS’s new ship, the World Odyssey. Our nightly rate is $159 + tax/hotel fees.

“Arriving a Day Early to Nassau”
Thursday Night: Hang out at a TBD restaurant/bar/hotel pool while people arrive.
Friday Day: Free Day/Deck 7 Pool Day
Friday Night: A night out to catch up and reconnect with your old shipmates.
“Mauritius (or your favorite SAS beach port)”
Saturday Day: F05 Beach Day
“Ambassador’s Ball”
Saturday Night: Drinks, Dinner, Watch Chris Bolin’s F05 slideshow together (one of my favorite F05 reunion traditions), Dancing.
Sunday: Free Day, fly home

Summer 2010 Voyage 5-Year Reunion
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Location: Johnny Pistolas Mexican Taqueria Bar; Washington, DC (2333 18th Street Northwest)
Tickets and more information click here

San Francisco SAS Founders Day for Alumni & Prospective Students
Saturday, October 17, 2015
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: SAS Alum Home – contact for address
*Join your Semester at Sea – San Francisco Alumni Chapter to celebrate FOUNDERS DAY! We invite local SF Bay Area alumni and prospective SAS students!
Meghan & Kelsey