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Center for Service Learning and Community Service

Alternative Breaks

We still accepting applications for Alternative Winter Break to fill empty slots for trips to Habitat for Humanity in Omaha, Nebraska and Habitat for Humanity in Elizabeth, Kentucky. First come, first serve! The updated applications can be found on the Alternative Break page.
Alternative Spring Break applications are now being accepted! Trips being offered include: Head Start in Bridgeton, New Jersey; Habitat for Humanity in Waterloo, Iowa; Habitat for Humanity in Meridian, Mississippi; Habitat for Humanity in Florence, Alabama; Carolina tiger rescue in Pittsboro, North Carolina; Cass Community Social Services in Detroit, Michigan. Also a trip to the Dominican Republic with Outreach360! More information can be found in the the attached application!
There is now a trip to Nepal being offered! 
Applications can be handed in to the Center for Service Learning and Community Service in the Compass. An application is not completed until you have turned in a $25 deposit with your application and attended an information session. The Application can be found on the Alternative Break page!
Applications need to be printed out and returned to Center for Service Learning and Community Service, along with your deposits. 

Student-led volunteer programs

SUNY Oswego students provided over 44,000 hours of service to the community last year! Many students are involved in student-led volunteer programs including:

Volunteer opportunities

"Everybody can be great.  Because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve.... You don't have to know the second theory of thermodynamics in physics to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love."  ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

What if SUNY Oswego Alternative Breaks earned a penny every time you searched the Internet? Or how about if a percentage of every purchase you made online went to support our cause? This can happen through, a Yahoo-powered search engine that donates half its advertising revenue, about a penny per search, to the charities its users designate. Use it just as you would any search engine, get quality search results from Yahoo, and watch the donations add up! Just go to and be sure to enter SUNY Oswego Alternative Breaks as the charity you want to support. And spread the word!