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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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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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Where do you want to go?

Do you have a destination in mind? Email Director Susie Hoffmann with your suggestion or for more information about Alumni Association trips.

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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. Check out our Facebook page for photos from the trip.

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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.

Cancun and the Riviera Maya: Feb. 1-7, 2015 (SOLD OUT)

Get away this winter, head someplace warm and enjoy time with fellows Ichabods at the Grand Palladium Riviera Resort and Spa, located 50 miles south of Cancun in Riviera Maya.

Located on the beach of the Mexican Caribbean, the all-inclusive retreat appeals to spa lovers, singles, couples and families, and the flight from Kansas City to Cancun is only three hours.

This trip sold out in February 2014, and we anticipate it selling out in 2015. The trip is $1,450 per person, double occupancy (single supplement $560). Our advice is to send in your $150 deposit ASAP to secure your seat(s). If you need to cancel, you'll have until Oct. 1 to do so and receive a refund on your deposit.

The trip includes a private motorcoach from Washburn's campus to the airport in Kansas City, as well as the return, charterted non-stop flight to Cancun, airport shuttle, six nights in junior suite accommodations at the resort and unlimited food and beverage at the resort, as well as several other amenities and perks.

You can read more about what was included in the 2015 trip on our brochure.

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 $2,699 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.