In support of the University of Virginia and Charlottesville

We would like to acknowledge that part of Semester at Sea’s heritage has its roots in Charlottesville on the grounds of the University of Virginia. Although we are now far […]


  • “Just Be At Sea”: The Impact of Semester at Sea

    Each voyage touches and shapes every student differently, but for Ari Gootnick, the Fall 2015 voyage was particularly life changing. His experience inspired him to document how the voyage has […]

  • Semester at Sea Announces Vice President for Academic Affairs

    The Institute for Shipboard Education is pleased to announce Dr. Scott Marshall as the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dr. Marshall brings with him a strong background in academic leadership […]

  • Institute for Shipboard Education President Announces Retirement

    The Institute for Shipboard Education today announced the retirement of Dr. Loren Crabtree, effective August 31, 2017. Dr. Crabtree’s retirement comes as ISE has successfully completed its move to academic […]

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    Field Program Preview: Longneck Women of Loikaw

    Semester at Sea partners with various providers to develop Field Programs that provide exceptional experiences for our voyagers to explore off-the-beaten path destinations.  One such program, Longneck Women of Loikaw, a […]

  • Semester at Sea Bike to Work Day is June 28

    Updated (June 28, 12pm): Bike to Work Day was a success with a total of 105 visitors who stopped by the Semester at Sea station. Thank you to everyone who […]

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