Explore the Seattle Maritime Academy

We invite you to visit Seattle Central College’s Seattle Maritime Academy to explore our new, state-of-the-art facility that includes a computer lab, a collaborative workspace, classrooms, simulator labs and more.

Join us the second Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. in Building 1 for a tour and information session that will give you: 

  • Tips on how to get started and the college's and US Coast Guard's requirements for entry. 
  • An overview of what to expect once you are enrolled at Seattle Maritime Academy. 
  • Information about internships, certifications and more. 
  • A chance to get your questions answered.
Upcoming Tours
Date Time
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 12, 2022 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Planning to attend a tour or have questions about enrolling in one of our programs? Contact the Seattle Maritime Academy at SMA.Central@seattlecolleges.edu or RSVP online.

Room Rentals

Located on the Lake Washington Ship Canal in the Ballard Neighborhood, Seattle Maritime Academy makes an ideal location for hosting a variety of events and activities from meetings and workshops to offsite retreats and social gatherings. Please contact us for information about rates and availability.


Seattle Maritime Academy is developing a program to allow larger commercial vessels to moor at our facilities. If you are interested in participating in this program, please contact us to discuss your needs and learn more.