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The Alternative Breaks program engages University of Utah students, faculty, and staff in Justice work and experiential learning over school breaks. Teams of students, along with staff/faculty partners, share work and stories with communities across the western United States to support non-profit organizations and community-identified projects. Leveraging the assets of the community along with those of the students, Alternative Breaks promotes lifelong activism by providing students with the experiences and skills necessary to build and organize communities through service, education, dialogue, and reflection.


Fall 2020 AB Applications are open! 

With our spring 2020 experiences cancelled, creating meaningful justice-based experiences during Fall Break 2020 is more important to us now than ever. Check out the seven breaks we'll be sending out and apply today!

Apply for a Fall 2020 Alternative Break



Check out the work we'll be doing this year!

Questions about Alternative Breaks?
Please visit our FAQ Page or Contact J SWANGER, Alternative Breaks Program Manager. 


Last Updated: 3/23/20