Alternative Breaks

Two students smile while painting a house during Alternative Spring Break 2018Each year, IWU's Office of Multifaith Engagement provides leadership for Illinois Wesleyan’s Alternative Spring Break.  Past breaks have included: A Local Service Break, giving students the opportunity to engage with local communities in West Bloomington; An Interfaith Engagement and Service Trip to Chicago; a trip to Mission, South Dakota and the Tree of Life Relief Agency at Rosebud Reservation; Habitat for Humanity Collegiate Challenge Programs in Louisiana, Georgia, Florida, Texas, Alabama, and West Virginia; and the Appalachia Service Project in Kentucky.    Last March, 22 students and staff traveled to Louisiana!  For highlights from the trip, visit Teagan Potter's IWU news article here!  

This year, IWU's Alternative Spring Break program has been canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please contact Interim Chaplain Monica Corsaro at for questions.