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Alternative Breaks

Spending time on the beach lounging with friends is a fun way to spend your break time, but there's also another fun way that is very rewarding - an Alternative Break! Our Alternative Breaks take students away from campus and give them an opportunity to serve. Our Alternative Break program acknowledge that service has three main components: education, volunteerism, and reflection.

For questions about Community Service at Trinity University, please contact Edwin Blanton, associate director of Experiential learning, at 210-999-8824 or eblanton [at] trinity.edu

Alternative Spring Break - International

Our International Alternative Spring Break program is nothing short of amazing!  Before taking off on this alternative spring break, students spend time during the preceding weeks learning about international development, Dominican culture and history, child development, and various other topics. 

In 2016 the destination will be the Commonwealth of Dominica, a small English-speaking country in the Eastern Caribbean. Students will spend the week volunteering at a school for children with special needs as well as experience much of the culture and natural beauty that the island has to offer. Students have the option of participating in the International Alternative Spring Break for one or two course credits, or taking in the experience as a co-curricular activity.

More Information: International ASB Brochure

Applications are due October 19. Apply Here

"Before this trip, I had never thought much about other countries. Going on ASB to the Dominican Republic was a real eye-opener for me." Lynn, Junior

"Loved it! Loved it! Loved it! It was an amazing week and I'm glad that I got to spend my spring break giving back." Kirk, First-Year