Frequently Asked Questions
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East Tennessee State University's Alternative Break Program immerses students in service experience both locally and domestic.These experiences are created and led by trained student Site Leaders. The Alternative Break Experience involves direct service within a community, purposeful reflection, relationship building with other students, and FUN!
Breaks range from $150 - $300. Cost includes transportation, most meals, and the activities
throughout the trip.
The service is dependent on the focus of the experience. Below is a sampling of social issues that past program have focused on:
- Criminal Justice and Prison Reform
- Human Trafficking
- Rural/Urban Poverty