Before applying for Alternative Breaks, please consider the following minimum requirements for our participants:
Location: Illinois Veteran's Home in Quincy, Illinois
Location: Costa Rica, Ecuador
Trips are now full. Applications will be accepted for the wait list.
Location: Arkansas, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Kansas, TBD
Those participating in Alternative Breaks are required to fund their trips.
Through the generosity of donors, Alternative Breaks is able to offer a limited amount of fee waivers each year to offset trip costs for students. Fill out this online form to apply for a fee waiver.
Students who can no longer attend one of our trips and would like to request a refund must adhere to the following policy. The refund policy is included in all AB applications; participants agree to it when they submit their application.
All students requesting a refund must write a letter to the program coordinator of 200 words or less explaining why a refund should be given.
If approved, refunds will be given in the following manner:
Extenuating circumstances that prevent you from fully participating will be considered.
Should a refund request be declined, participants can appeal any refund decisions to the Alternative Breaks Executive Board. Appeals must be under 300 words and submitted to the AB Director.
Applications for Alternative Spring Break and Alternative Summer Break leaders are currently being accepted. If you are interested in learning more about leadership positions, contact Annie Weaver.