Travel Opportunities

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The Missouri State University Alumni Association Travel Program offers journeys of discovery designed to expand global perspectives and fuel intellectual curiosity. And all the while, alumni and friends will share new memories, enjoy the MSU spirit, and make lasting friendships.

Questions about current trips and suggestions for future destinations can be directed to Debbie Branson at or 417-836-5654.

In addition to these featured programs, you may discover our travel partner AHI Travel's website for additional opportunities. 

Travel with fellow Bears in 2019

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Tour Ireland with the MSU Chamber Choir

June 6-14, 2019

Join Dr. Cameron LaBarr and MSU Chamber Choir at the Limerick Sings International Choral Festival on Ireland’s beautiful Atlantic coast. Visit the Blarney Castle, the Cliffs of Moher, the Ring of Kerry, Killarney National Park, enjoy additional Chamber Choir performances and more. Learn more about the trip details

Normandy: 75th Anniversary of D-Day

May 25-June 6, 2019 Discover history, experience culture and delve into the heritage of Normandy on a seven-night journey. Stay in Honfleur, visit the D-Day beaches and other sites associated with World War II.

Cruise the Rhine River

July 22-30, 2019 Castles, cathedrals and more await you on our seven-night cruise aboard the MS Amadeus Silver III. Choose from a variety of included excursions — everything from wine tasting to bicycling to art tours — to create your own unique journey.

Traditional - Greece

Nov. 7-15, 2019 Seven nights in Athens and Poros with us will have you shouting, “Opa!” Take in the history and culture, enjoy delectable food and wine, and come home with a lifetime of memories.

New Orleans

Sept. 12-15, 2019 Join President Clif Smart and experience the signature fun of the Big Easy - jazz, beignets, the French Quarter and football! This four-day weekend trip includes the Missouri State Bears vs. Tulane Green Wave football game. Review the trip itinerary and make your reservation now!

Make plans for 2020

Legends of the Nile

Jan. 7-18, 2020. Venture along the Nile River, and explore Cairo and Abu Simbel. This 10-night journey includes a four-night cruise and the company of an expert Egyptologist to navigate the Pyramids of Giza, the Valley of the Kings and the magnificence of ancient Egypt.

Dutch Waterways: Amsterdam to Antwerp

April 24 - May 3, 2020. See the Netherlands and Belgium on this seven-night cruise. Explore Amsterdam, Antwerp and fairy-tale Giethoorn. Choose your own excursion. See Dutch masters, bicycle through villages or savor chocolate. No single supplement!

Paris ~ Art, Culture and People

Aug. 15-23, 2020. Revel in the culture, cuisine and history of the romantic City of Light. Cruise the Seine, enjoy a culinary walking tour, visit the Palais Garnier and discover countless artistic treasures and explore jazz-infused Montmartre!