Alternative Break

Alternative Fall Break

October 14-16, 2021

The 2021 Alternative Fall Break will take place October 14-16, 2021 in Salt Lake City (both on and off campus). This break's theme will focus on nonpartisan perspectives on voting and voter rights, and will utilize many concepts of service, including research and advocacy. Students will learn about inequities and suppression in our contemporary voting system and get trained to help others register to vote. During this three-day break, students will also learn to advocate for themselves and others in a global community through conversation and reflection.

This break is entirely free to attend and there is no overnight component. The break will take place 8am-12pm on October 14 & 15, and 8am-1pm on October 16 (lunch will be served on the 16th).

As of right now, Alternative Fall Break will take place in-person and will be capped at 40 participants with the possibility for individuals to get added to this break from a waitlist. The deadline for registration is September 24, 2021.

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Alternative Spring Break

March 7-11, 2022
Local & Domestic

More information coming soon!

Alternative Breaks are student lead, immersive service projects that explore and address root causes of important social issues. These drug and alcohol free trips are organized across the nation every year, helping college students expand their comfort zone while encouraging civic engagement back home. Since 1999, the Thayne Center has organized over 30 AB trips. Participants have traveled to 12 states, including New York, Hawaii, Colorado, and Washington. Alternative Breaks at SLCC challenge participants to learn about social issues, explore their own strengths and values, empowering them to make a difference through volunteering. For more information about our current trips, please visit the Alternative Breaks SLCC Sync Portal.


Volunteer Opportunities

Coordinator Information

Danielle Susi-Dittmore
Community Engagement Leadership Coordinator