Tag: embarkation

  • 125th Voyage of Semester at Sea Embarks in Germany

    On September 9, 2018, at 9:00am, approximately 440 students embarked on the MV World Odyssey for the 125th voyage of Semester at Sea. This fall, students will complete the journey […]

  • Spring 2018 embarks on journey of a lifetime

    At around 10:30am on January 5, 2018, buses full of sleepy, anxious and wide-eyed Semester at Sea voyagers descended upon Ensenada, Mexico for the embarkation of the 124th voyage on […]

  • Fall 2017 begins the journey of a lifetime

    559 students from over 65 countries commenced what is sure to be a life-changing adventure today as the Fall 2017 Voyage of Semester at Sea set sail from the Columbus […]

  • A Little Piece of Home: The Spring 2016 Voyage Embarks

    Students setting sail on the Spring 2016 Voyage described it as an emotional roller coaster, and rightfully so. As buses pushed away from the Hilton Bayfront, San Diego the morning of […]

  • Kelly Adams-Smith: From One Voyager to Another

    Painting a vivid image of land fading slowly into the distance, Kelly Adams-Smith recalls her own departure with Semester at Sea in Fall 1988 – an experience the shipboard community […]

  • Fond Farewell

    Fall 2014 Embarkation: Backpacks, Books, and Luggage

    The Port of Southampton was abustle with incoming voyagers on August 23rd. From around the world, 629 college students traveled to England ready to embark on the Fall 2014 voyage […]

  • Spring 2014: Embarkation Day First Thoughts

    Semester at Sea welcomes students on board the MV Explorer for the Spring 2014 50th anniversary voyage. As students board they are anticipating the next 112 days when they will […]

  • Embarkation: Setting Sail for Spring 2014

    The long-anticipated embarkation day for the 50th Anniversary Spring 2014 voyage arrived on Friday, January 10th. Students gathered at the port of Ensenada, Mexico, to begin a 112 day voyage […]

  • The Spring 2013 Voyage Sets Sail

    The 112th voyage of Semester at Sea has officially begun as the MV Explorer set sail last night to make its way across the Pacific for a 106-day journey around […]

  • Turning the First Page

      The 107th voyage of the Semester at Sea study abroad program embarked from Montreal at 1700 hours local time today.  Waving and cheering, families and friends were at the […]

  • Slideshow: Summer 2011 Embarkation Day

    Embarkation Day is such a big day in the lives of Semester at Sea participants. A study abroad voyage takes an enormous amount of commitment, courage, and planning just to […]

  • Embarkation-The Journey Begins

    “Close your eyes and think about what you want to accomplish this semester” These words were spoken by Sal Moschella, the Executive Dean, to the 676 incoming students who sat […]


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