The Alternative Spring Break program enhances the co-curricular experience by placing
leadership in the context of civic responsibility and service to the global community.
The aim is to develop a civic perspective, promote leadership, critical thinking,
social action, and community involvement by combining experiential learning and direct
Each year Student Involvement staff and volunteer Team Leaders bring together dedicated
students who want to help make a difference in the lives of others. Students have
the opportunity to put theory into practice, while learning about issues facing the
broader world around them. In the midst of hard work, they have a lot of fun and develop
lasting friendships. The experience consists of regular meetings, team building, project
preparation, followed by a direct service trip and reflection.
Past Alternate Break Trips
2017 Youth Literacy & Home Repair: Montgomery/Lowndes County, AL
2016 Youth Literacy & Home Repair: Montgomery/Lowndes County, AL