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Show your Ichabod Pride by joining the Washburn Alumni Association or renewing your membership. You'll receive numerous benefits as a member and be giving back to the University.

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Travel insurance
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The Alumni Association offers travel insurance. Travel medical or trip protection insurance options are available for individuals or groups traveling abroad.

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Photos from Vietnam

In September 2014, more than a dozen Ichabods traveled to Vietnam on an Alumni Association trip. Check out our Facebook page for photos of this beautiful region.

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Photos from Cancun
From Cancun

Dozens of Ichabods traveled to Cancun during our trip in February 2014.

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Vietnam trip 2014

Join fellow Ichabods on trips across the globe during one of our Washburn University Alumni Association trips. We’ve taken Ichabods to China, Australia, London, England and dozens of other destinations.

For more information about our trips, call 785.670.1641 or send us an email.

Chicago Ichabod Getaway: May 28-31, 2015

Meet the Washburn Alumni Association in Chicago for a weekend of fun with fellow Ichabods and the Kansas City Royals.

Join us on Thursday, May 28 for a welcome reception at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel, then head to Wrigley Field on Friday for an afternoon of baseball. Enjoy a day on your own in and around Chicago on Saturday before heading home on Sunday.

Feel free to invite friends and family. Book your own flight, hotel and game tickets. For more information about the trip, view this flyer or contact Assistant Director Danny Funk at 785.670.1651 or via email.


  • Book your own flight
  • Free hotel shuttle to and from O’Hare Airport
  • Blue Line train from O’Hare to downtown Chicago for $2

Hotel: Four Points Sheraton Hotel

  • Located at 10249 West Irving Park Rd. in Schiller Park, Illinois.
  • Contact the hotel at 1.847.671.6000
  • Cost is $103 per night for three nights
  • Ask for the Washburn Alumni Association room block, or book your room online.
  • Visit the hotel's website.

Note: Due to a large convention, hotels in downtown Chicago are booked solid. Therefore, we secured a hotel near O’Hare Airport with convenient access to the Blue Line train to downtown Chicago.

Kansas City Royals vs. Chicago Cubs

  • Game: 3:05 p.m. Friday, May 29 at historic Wrigley Field. The game is the first in a three-game series through Sunday.
  • Stadium tickets begin at $25 per person. Purchase these tickets to the game.
  • Rooftop Club tickets are $157.33 per person and include a one-hour pregame party and unlimited food and beverage, including alcohol, through the seventh inning. Purchase these tickets to the game.

Holland, Luxembourg and Belgium: May 29-June 7, 2015

Explore the Benelux countries, enjoying three nights in Amsterdam, two nights in Luxembourg City and Brussels and one night in Brugge. Cruise the canals in Amsterdam, visit the Zaanse Schans open-air museum, Dam Square and the Royal Palace and Nieuwe Kerk.

Experience the Aalsmeer Flower Auction, where more than 17 million flowers are sold each day.  Take an excursion to the Royal Delft Pottery Factory and The Hague. Visit Maastricht, where the treaty for a stronger unified Europe was signed.

Cross the Belgium border and stop in Bastogne at the American Memorial of the Battle of the Bulge. While in Luxembourg City, visit the Royal Palace, St. Michael Cathedral, General Patton’s grave and Notre Dame Cathedral.

Marvel at the medieval architecture in Brugge and explore nearby towns of Dinant and Ghent. Then it’s on to Brussels to see the Grand Place, Rue Royale, the Royal Palace and more. Enjoy free time in each city to explore on your own.

Price is $3,600 per person double occupancy and includes airfare. Read more about this trip in our brochure.

Contact Alumni Association Director Susie Hoffmann at or 785.670.1643 for more information.

Italy, Greece, Montenegro, Croatia and Slovenia: Oct. 29-Nov. 7, 2015

All aboard Oceania Cruises’ elegant Riviera for a fabulous eight-night Adriatic cruise to historic and scenic ports of call. Depart Rome for Sorrento, a delightful seaside resort with its winding cobblestone streets and majestic mountain vistas, or travel to Capri, where idyllic seascapes and quaint villages await.

Find yourself amid ancient ruins and colorful shops in the Sicilian town of Taormina and admire the timeless frescoes of St. Andrews Monastery in Kefalonia’s lovely capital, Argostoli, Greece.

Continue to Montenegro’s coastal port of Kotor, a medieval town enclosed by impressive walls, and then on to Croatia and the centuries-old city of Zadar, featuring marble streets framed by Romanesque structures.

Explore Koper, an age-old city filled with grand architecture, home to the largest cathedral in Slovenia, followed by Venice, a romantic masterpiece built on water.

Pricing begins at $2,799 per person double occupancy and includes airfare. View the brochure and registration form for this Alumni Association trip.

Contact Alumni Association Director Susie Hoffmann at or 785.670.1643 for more information.