Alumni Travel Programs - Traveling Cardinals

The new Ball State Alumni Travel Program offers many diverse tours to destinations around the world. Our trips provide a rich experience because of their educational nature, access to unique destination spots, and fellowship with other alumni. We invite our alumni and the entire Ball State family to join us as we embark on this adventure and many new adventures to come!

Make sure to scroll all the way down to see what trips are planned for 2017!

2017 Travel 

Discover Switzerland, Austria, and Bavaria
August 10-19, 2017
Collette Tours

See the full brochure here.


Shades of Ireland
August 23-September 1, 2017
Collette Tours

From vibrant and history-filled Dublin, across rolling green hills to the dramatic coast, experience all of the charms of Ireland on this magical tour of the Emerald Isle. Live like royalty during an overnight stay on the grounds of a castle. Visit the new House of Waterford Crystal factory. Choose from a selection of Killarney’s best restaurants with our Diner’s Choice program. See the Atlantic from the stunning 700-foot Cliffs of Moher. Experience the world-famous beauty of the Ring of Kerry. Have coffee and scones at a working farm. Explore Dublin with a local guide, either by foot or on a panoramic city tour – it’s your choice! See beautiful Killarney from your seat on an Irish jaunting car. Journey to historic Blarney Castle, lean back and kiss its famous stone!

See the full brochure here.

August 29-September 6, 2017
AHI Travel

  • Visit three UNESCO World Heritage sites: The Historic Center of Siena, the Historic Center of Florence, and Val d’Orcia. 
  • Stroll through Siena’s narrow alleys, and see the city’s dramatic Duomo and iconic Piazza del Campo. 
  • Marvel at archeologoical gems in the 14th-century Praetorian Palace. 
  • Learn from a Tuscan winemaker about Brunello di Montalcino, a celebrated wine from the Val d’Orcia. 
  • Explore the magnificent medieval towns of Cortona and Montepulciano.

Rome and Amalfi Coast
October 2017
Collette Tours
More information to come


Hawaii by Land and Sea
November 10 - 19, 2017
Collette Tours

See the entire brochure here.

Spotlight on New York City Holiday
November 27 - December 1, 2017
Collette Tours
More information to come

Check back soon for exciting travel opportunities for 2018!