Stritch offers alternative spring break trips

Thursday, December 6, 2012 2:30:00 PM

7 Days in Ireland

The University’s Office of International Education offers students the opportunity to spend a week on the Emerald Isle while studying Irish literature. (Course registration in Irish Literature (EN215) is optional. Enrolled students are not required to attend the trip.)

For the cost of $1,950, students will spend March 1 -8 in Irish cities, such as Dublin and Galway. They will have the opportunity to tour St. Patrick’s Cathedral, historic prison-turned-museum Kilmainham Gaol, and many other sites.

By Dec. 14, interested students must submit an application and pay a $750 deposit.

Please contact the Office of International Education at for additional information.

Habitat for Humanity: Cumberland County, New Jersey

Stritch’s Campus Ministry and Center for Student Leadership and Involvement are partnering with Habitat for Humanity to offer students a service-filled alternative spring break.

Participants will volunteer in Cumberland County, New Jersey from March 2 -10 to rebuild a community devastated by Hurricane Sandy.

For the cost of $350, students will receive van transportation to and from New Jersey, all meals (except for those during the drive), lodging, and social activities during the week.

The trip costs are broken down into three smaller payments.
Monday, Dec. 10
: non-refundable $150 deposit and trip application due
Thursday, Jan. 31
: $150 payment due
Thursday, Feb, 28
: $50 plus seven “shares” due
Shares are $15 donations that students will collect from people that support the trip. Additional information on shares can be found on the trip application.

Trip participants will be required to attend mandatory meetings.

Contact Jenni Herrick at for trip application or additional details. Applications must be submitted by Dec. 10.