Alternative Spring Breaks

Each year, Boston University’s Community Service Center sends hundreds of students into disaster zones and troubled communities across the country. The Alternative Spring Breaks program, founded in 1987, gives students the opportunity to spend their vacation working in a community in need, an experience that often starts with a 24-plus-hour van ride to the destination.

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Listen to athletes share how they do what they do best. Look at life and learning in far away places alongside our study abroad students. Explore our students favorite spots in and around Boston. Or, get advice from experts about how to prepare festive and delicious dishes and drinks.

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