Don't Miss Out on Alternative Breaks!

Students on an alternative break trip to the Louisiana wetlands pose with a blue UB flag outside of a service site.

Published October 16, 2023

Whether it's working in community gardens around Buffalo, NY or teaching English to children in the Dominican Republic, UB students are making a positive global impact. 

Spend Your Break Making a Difference

Apply today!

Applications are due on October 17!

Alternative Break programs let you volunteer, perform community service, and have unique learning opportunities during your winter or spring break. Student Engagement is excited to offer Alternative Break Trips focusing on the following social justice issues during the 2024 programs:

  • Poverty Alleviation
  • Civic Engagement
  • Policing & Prison Reform
  • Refugee Resettlement

Apply before it's too late!

Applications for our Alternative Break programs will include demographic information (name, email, etc.) and a question and answer section to better understand your motivation to attend an alternative break. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and students who are selected to move forward in the process will be invited to schedule an interview with Alternative Break Team Leaders and staff!

UBITName and password required