Alumni Travel Program

Alumni Travel Program

The Alumni Association is proud to reintroduce the Alumni Travel Program! This program offers alumni the opportunity to travel with fellow Mercerians to various locations around the world. Check out the list of upcoming trips, and contact Anneliese Newberry, Coordinator of Alumni Programs, at (478) 301-5675 or newberry_a@mercer.edu for more information.

St. Croix

Three opportunities to participate:

  December 31 - January 7

  March 4 - March 11

  May 6 - May 11

Spend a week in St. Croix visiting coastline sites, assembling an inventory of artifacts, and helping local authorities assess collected artifacts. Led by Dr. Eric Klingelhofer, participants will work with the State Historic Preservation Office in Christiansted in their efforts to preserve the “gem of the Caribbean.”

What’s Included: 7 nights double occupancy accommodation, Breakfast each day, 1 group dinner, museum tickets, St. Croix Archaeological Society membership and shirt.

Price: $1200 + $75 Study Abroad fee

Contact Dr. Eric Klingelhofer for more information.

St. Croix

England CottageEngland's Castles, Cottages, and Countryside

July 13 - 23, 2017

  • Your exclusive Small-Group experience is limited to 28 travelers to maximize your travel experience. 
  • Experience the history and heritage of Canterbury and the Cotswolds, and many places in between. 
  • Visit the following UNESCO World Heritage sites: Canterbury Cathedral, St. Augustine’s Abbey and St. Martin’s Church in Canterbury, Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire and the Kew Royal Botanic Gardens. 
  • Visit Chartwell, home of Sir Winston Churchill, and Leeds Castle. 
  • Tour the town that initiated the famous Canterbury Tales anthology. 
  • See the changing of the guard at Windsor Castle. 
  • Admire some of Europe’s finest architecture at Oxford University. 
  • Stroll through the bountiful Royal Horticulture Society Garden Wisley.

Visit Mercer's travel partner, AHI Travel, for more information about this and other trips.

IrelandPortrait of Ireland

August 28 - September 7, 2017

 

  • Your exclusive Small-Group experience is limited to 28 travelers to maximize your travel experience. 
  • Hotel accommodations, renowned for every modern convenience and amenity, in four locations in two countries. 
  • A uniquely designed itinerary provides exceptional opportunities to experience the history and culture of Dublin, Belfast, Donegal and Mayo. 
  • Explore the following UNESCO World Heritage sites: Brú na Bóinne (Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne), in Ireland and Giant’s Causeway and Causeway Coast, in Northern Ireland. 
  • Uncover fascinating history and heritage on your journey through Ireland’s Ancient East and Wild Atlantic Way. 
  • Enjoy a cruise around the picturesque Donegal Bay. 
  • Stroll along the Slieve League Cliffs. At 2,000 feet (598 meters), they are the highest in Ireland.

Visit Mercer's travel partner, AHI Travel, for more information about this and other trips.

Europe CruiseCruise the Face of Europe

September 22 - October 6, 2017

  • Unpack once and enjoy 14 nights aboard the exclusively chartered MS Amadeus Silver. 
  • Personalize your cruise with a choice of included excursions in select ports of call. 
  • Enjoy stops in some of Europe’s most historic and beautiful cities, including Amsterdam, Netherlands; Nuremberg, Germany; Vienna, Austria; Bratislava, Slovakia; and Budapest,Hungary. 
  • Cruise through the Wachau and Middle Rhine valleys, which are UNESCO World Heritage sites. Other UNESCO sites featured on this program include the Würzburg Residenz, Bamberg and the Old Town of Regensburg in Germany and Melk Abbey and the Historic Center of Vienna in Austria. 
  • Sail through the Main-Danube Canal.

Visit Mercer's travel partner, AHI Travel, for more information about this and other trips.

 

Disclaimer

Please note that the Mercer University Alumni Association does not conduct tours, nor does it act as an agent for guests interested in tours. The Mercer Alumni Travel Program acts as a facilitator with tour operators, with whom tour participants make arrangements for travel. The Mercer Alumni Travel Program is pleased to act as a liaison with tour operators should you have any questions or concerns that may arise before, during, or after your trip. The Mercer Alumni Travel Program strongly encourages you to familiarize yourself thoroughly with the tour operator's cancellation and refund policies, and also highly recommends the purchase of comprehensive travel insurance. The University is not responsible for changes to trips or travel arrangements or for losses or additional expenses resulting from travel.