Travel Programs

Spartans Abroad

Sail the high seas, cruise down a river, and see the sights with fellow Spartans! With a number of exciting trips right at your fingertips, all you need to do is pick a place, book your trip, and get ready to set sail. Bon voyage! 

 Upcoming Trips


 Alaska Passages - Oceania Cruises

Seattle to Seattle (10 nights) 

Date: July 14- 24, 2015 

Price: From $3,299 per person, double occupancy (including airfare) *early booking discount extended to December 10, 2015*

Discover Alaska’s rugged beauty while cruising on the elegant Oceania Cruises Regatta. From Seattle, sail north to the picturesque Alaskan ports of Ketchikan, Wrangell, Juneau, Skagway and Sitka, marvel at the magnificent Hubbard Glacier, and return to Seattle via the lovely city of Victoria, B.C. Book your trip here.  


lewisclarkPassage of Lewis & Clark Expedition - American Empress

Clarkston to Portland (8 nights)

Date: Sept. 12 - 20, 2015 

Price: From $3,795 per person, double occupancy (airfare is additional)

Trace the fabled path of Lewis and Clark on this epic voyage that highlights the history and natural grandeur of the Pacific Northwest. From Clarkston, Washington to Portland, cruise the Columbia and Snake Rivers aboard the elegant American Empress, stopping at Sacajawea State Park, The Dalles, Stevenson and Astoria. Book your trip here


Greek Isles Odyssey - Oceania Cruises

Istanbul to Athens (8 nights)

Date: Sept. 26 - Oct. 5, 2015 

Price: From $2,999 per person, double occupancy (including airfare)

Discover incredible ancient wonders and alluring sun-soaked islands on this Aegean adventure aboard the graceful Oceania Cruises Riviera. This odyssey to Turkey and the Greek Isles transports you to the stunning cities and islands of Volos, Kusadasi, Patmos, Rhodes, Crete, Santorini and Mykonos. Book your trip here.


Atolls & Islands of French Polynesia

Papeete to Papeete (11 nights) 

Date: March 25 - April 4, 2016 

Price: From $4,299 per person, double occupancy. 2-For-1 Cruise Fares Plus Free Airfare; $2,000 Early Booking Savings Per Stateroom.

Experience one of the world’s most exotic destinations as Oceania Cruises takes you to the dreamy islands of the South Pacific. A round trip visit beginning in Papeete, Tahiti’s capital, you’ll visit French Polynesia; Moorea, Raroia, Fakarava, Rangiroa, Bora Bora, Raiatea, and Huahine.

Available to Alumni and their friends and family, join us on this South Pacific odyssey aboard the mid-sized Oceania Cruises’ Marina. Book your trip here


Cuban Discovery 

 A People-to-People Educational Exchange

Date: March 31 – April 8, 2016

Limited space available!

Cuba’s turbulent economic and political past and vibrant, culturally rich present unfold on this enriching journey developed for San José State University.This exclusive travel opportunity is organized and operated by Go Next, Inc., a qualified people-to-people sponsoring organization allowed to conduct educational exchanges in Cuba. Specially designed to showcase the island’s authentic spirit, this adventure goes beyond the tourist surface to reveal the rich culture, history and architectural majesty of this long-forbidden island. With an intimate group of up to 25 travelers, you’ll engage with  the diverse, inspiring people who call it home. During your visits to Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad and Santa Clara, you will connect with Cuban citizens from all walks of life, including artists, educators and entrepreneurs, to discover the realities of this incredibly fascinating nation. Book your trip here


Riviera Romance  

Date: November 8 - 21, 2016

Price: From $4299 per person, double occupancy (airfare included from select cities). 2-for-1 cruise fares plus free airfare for early booking - $3400 savings per stateroom.

Sail aboard Oceania Cruises’ Riviera on a voyage to Italy, Croatia, Montenegro, Monaco, France and Spain—enchanting destinations steeped in romance, ancient tradition and glamour. Begin in Venice, a city laced with canals and arched bridges. Then sail to Zadar, where centuries-old churches mingle with delightful cafes and Roman ruins, followed by Kotor, Montenegro’s coastal town. Encounter colorful markets in Sicily’s spirited capital, Palermo, and behold striking monuments of antiquity in Rome. Stop at Livorno to explore the Tuscan countryside or the world-class cities of Florence and Pisa. Savor the atmospheres of Monte Carlo and Marseille, your gateway to the landscapes of Provence. Visit Port-Vendres, a lovely Mediterranean harbor town, before your odyssey concludes in Barcelona, Spain’s second-largest city and cultural hub. Booking details coming soon.


Southern Culture & Civil War

Date: June 4 - 13, 2016

Price: From $4,399 per person, double occupancy (airfare is additional)

Southern culture and the American Civil War spring to life on this unique Mississippi River cruise aboard the grand American Queen.  Take in historic sites from Memphis, home to legendary Beale Street, to Plantation Road in New Orleans.  Your visits include Shiloh National Military Park, Greenville, Vicksburg, Natchez, St. Francisville, and Baton Rouge. Booking details coming soon.