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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.

2015 Alternative Spring Break

The 2015 Alternative Spring Break destination will be announced during the Fall 2014 semester.

Requirements to Apply

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

Previous ASB Trips:

2014 - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

2014 Alternative Spring Break in OKC

The 2014 Alternative Spring Break visited Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  While there, they volunteered with the OK Humane Society, Feed the Children, Rebulding Together OKC, and the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.

2013 - Austin, Texas

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 - New Orleans, Louisiana

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.