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Alternative Spring Break

The Alternative Spring Break (ASB) Program exposes students to complex social and cultural issues through community visits, experiential learning, direct service, group discussion, readings, and reflection activities. Our vision is to transform students into advocates of social change on issues affecting our communities.

2014 Alternative Spring Break

We will be traveling to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma for the 2014 ASB trip Sunday, March 23 through Thursday, March 27. Email Katey at kebuckley@astate.edu for an electronic version of the application.  Applications are due Wednesday, February 5, 2014.

Requirements to Apply

  • 2.75 cumulative GPA
  • 30 completed hours
  • Full time ASU student
  • Good Academic & Judicial Standing

2013 Alternative Spring Break

ASB in Austin, Texas 2013

The 2013 Alternative Spring Break team spent their week in Austin, Texas.  They volunteered with the Austin Parks division, the Capital Area Food Bank (as pictured), the Austin Animal Center, the Caritas Community Kitchen, and the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center.

2012 Alternative Spring Break

Students on Alternative Spring Break

Our students traveled to New Orleans, LA on Spring Break 2012 to assist in the rebuilding of homes, still ravaged from Hurricane Katrina. Our non-profit partners included: Rebuilding Together New Orleans, Animal Rescue New Orleans, Hike for KaTREEna, & New Orleans Mission.