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Texas A&M Maritime Academy Summer Sea Term '21 Schedule Announced    

March 31, 2021

By Division of Marketing & Communications

UPDATE: The Summer Sea Term 2021 website has been launched since this release was distributed. For the most up-to-date information check the site frequently and follow us on social media at @texasmaritime. 


Details concerning all logistics, including vaccines, quarantine periods, travel, public celebrations, port activities, and more will be communicated in the coming weeks 

Communications regarding Summer Sea Term will be released on Thursdays, where applicable. All communications will be distributed following Texas A&M Maritime Academy protocols and will be made available through Academy social media channels: @texasmaritime.

All maritime operations are fluid and subject to change with little notice. The information below should be used for planning purposes only.

  • June 24: Cadet check-in for those who have not received a vaccine
  • June 27: Cadet check-in for those who have received a vaccine
  • July 1: Move on to the TS Kennedy
  • July 7: Flotilla
  • July 7: Depart Galveston
  • July 17: Arrive St. Thomas
  • July 21: Depart St. Thomas
  • July 31: Arrive Galveston
  • August 3: Depart Galveston
  • August 13: Arrive Boston
  • August 16: Depart Boston
  • August 26: Location TBD
  • August 27: SST21 ends; Move off the TS Kennedy

The current Summer Sea Term website is undergoing maintenance in preparation for additional features. The updated site will be announced and information available beginning April 8, 2021.


Media contact:
Division of Marketing & Communications

Texas A&M University at Galveston is an ocean-oriented branch campus of Texas A&M University which educates nearly 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students in a unique blend of marine and maritime programs, including majors in science, business, engineering, liberal arts, and transportation. It is driving the development of the blue economy in the Gulf Coast Region and is a critical contributor to Texas A&M’s sea-grant portion of Texas A&M’s rare land-, sea-, space-grant mission with nearly $10 million in research expenditures.
Texas A&M-Galveston is also home to the Texas A&M Maritime Academy, one of seven in the U.S. and the only academy integrated into a Tier 1 academic institution, which trains over 400 cadets annually for maritime service and employment around the world. Texas A&M-Galveston is ideally located in Galveston, Texas on the Gulf Coast where is it surrounded by the industry, environment and programs essential to fulfilling its special-purpose mission. Aggies are known for their deep commitment to the success of each other and their strong desire to serve.

If you are interested in supporting this endeavor or research, please contact the Texas A&M University at Galveston Office of Development by email at or by calling (409) 740-4481.