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Spring 2023 Trip Applications are Open!!

Go to our Trip Applications page for more info.


Get involved with Alternative Breaks:

The Wisconsin Union Directorate Alternative Breaks Committee is built on the principle of service learning. Students embark on life-changing experiences of teamwork, high-impact education, and powerful volunteerism, which serves as a vice to instill and inspire individuals to participate in service and build stronger communities in their own hometowns.

All Alternative Break trips and events are planned by committee members. If you are passionate about a social or environmental issue come join the committee and help create events and trips that revolve around those topics! You are the first step in making a more understanding and compassionate campus and world.

Stay Connected

Join our email list to get updates from WUD Alternative Breaks and be in the know on upcoming trips.

All free events sponsored by WUD Alternative Breaks are intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff, and Union members and guests.

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Get In Touch

Lily Chavez, Director
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Committee Meetings

Thursdays at 6:00p
Memorial Union - TITU

Upcoming Events

12 - 3 pm
Memorial Union | Free
Join Alternative Breaks in donating for The Road Home Dane Co.
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