Welcome Semester at Sea Alumni and Parents! Please take a moment to explore the many ways that you can connect with the SAS community through events, social media, or by joining an alumni or parents council.

Ways To Support SAS

  • Make a Gift

    Semester at Sea/Institute for Shipboard Education is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization. Semester at Sea is completely dependent upon enrollment revenues and philanthropic gifts from alumni, parents, friends and other corporate sponsors.

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  • Get Involved

    Connect with shipmates through reunions, shipboard and regional events, philanthropic opportunities and other activities.

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  • Tell Your Story

    Alumni stories are the most important way that people understand the true impact of the Semester at Sea program. Read stories from fellow shipmates and learn ways in which you can help spread the word about SAS.

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Sweethearts of SAS winners

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Semester at Sea has been highlighting relationships that started while traveling the world. We asked our alumni to share their love story using the hashtag #SweetheartsofSAS, and […]

Through the Lens: Spring 2017 Voyage in China

The Spring 2017 Voyage arrived in Shanghai just in time for Chinese New Year. While ringing in the Year of the Rooster, students explored as much as they could, and […]

Semester at Sea Announces New President and CEO

The Institute for Shipboard Education (ISE), parent organization to the Semester at Sea (SAS) program, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Gary A. Ransdell as president and CEO, […]

Sweethearts of Semester at Sea

Do you have a lasting love story forged during Semester at Sea? Do you have an amazing photo of you and your sweetheart that you would like to share with […]

You know you’ve sailed on SAS when…

You know you’ve sailed on Semester at Sea when… 1. Channel 1 is your favorite channel on the loop. Whether you want to know where the ship is, you want […]