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ASB 2017

Beans and Rice
March 11-18

The 2nd annual Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trip will take place March 11-18, 2017 with Beans and Rice in Virginia.

Beans and Rice, Inc. improves the economic well-being of low-to-moderate income families through hunger relief, after-school programs that improve educational opportunity for at-risk children, job creation for low-to-moderate income families, and savings programs that help families buy their first home and children save for education.

For more information on Beans and Rice check out these resources:

Beans and Rice website 
Basic Information Guide for this year's ASB trip
Sample At-a-Glance Schedule

Basics for the 2017 trip:

  • Application deadline: October 17, 4:30 p.m.
  • Applicants will be selected by November 1
  • Financial commitment: Up to $200 
    • This is the maximum cost per person if no money is raised through fundraising
  • Applicants must:
    • Turn in a completed application and deposit by the deadline
    • Have a minimum 2.5 high school or college GPA
    • Enroll in at least 6 credits for the spring semester
    • Have health insurance

Apply Today!

Applications can be downloaded from our website or you can pick up a hard copy in Student Life, STC 126. Downloaded applications are fillable PDFs and can be emailed to Meg Junk at or handed into Student Life.  All applications must be received by October 17 at 4:30 p.m. 

ASB17 Application

Questions? Contact Meg Junk in Student Life, STC 126 at or (630) 466-6608.