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  • Locations: At Sea, At Sea
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Program Sponsor: Seamester Study Abroad 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2021 01-APR-2021 ** Rolling Admission 06-JUL-2021 14-AUG-2021

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 1st year, 2nd year, 3rd year, 4th year, Graduate student Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.5
Click here for a definition of this term Open to Non-UVa Students: No Housing: With program group
Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Field Study/ Experiential Click here for a definition of this term Advising Appointment Required: Yes
Click here for a definition of this term Subject Area: Communications, Cultural Studies, Environmental Sciences, Geography, Global Studies, Independent Study, Service Learning
Program Description:

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<div align="center" style="color:#000066; font-family:lucida sans unicode,lucida grande,sans-serif; font-size:18px;">Virgin Islands to Dominica</div>
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<li>Academic courses (6 credits): oceanography, basic seamanship</li>
<li>575 Nautical Miles via Nevis, Antigua, St. Barts, Statia, Saba</li>
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<div align="center" style="color:#696969; font-family:lucida sans unicode,lucida grande,sans-serif; font-size:14px;">Meet loggerhead turtles, seahorses and whale sharks along the way. Cultivate your sailing skills while island hopping among Nevis, Dominica, Guadeloupe, The Saints, Antigua, St. Barts, St. Eustatius and Saba. Don’t worry; you’ll give each island the personal attention it deserves by surfing and snorkeling in their pristine waters, trekking along their dormant volcanoes and immersing yourself in the unique landscapes and cultures each has to offer. All the while, you’ll be earning six college credits as well as sailing and diving certifications.</div>
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Summer: British Virgin Islands to Dominica

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Program Highlights

Program Description

Academic Coursework & Credit