Alternative Breaks strives to promote active citizenship within the student body through hands-on service learning projects, focusing on social and environmental issues throughout the nation. Alternative Breaks sponsors national and regional winter and spring break service trips. Visit https://grandvalleyalternativebreaks.wordpress.com/ for more information!
During GVSU's Spring Break, Campus Ministry sends over 400 students around the world to serve God and others for a week. Spring Break @ Campus Ministry is a time to be rejuvenated and strengthened and to experience genuine heart change all while loving Jesus and making lasting friendships. Sponsored trips occur throughout the United States and Internationally!
International Studies Abroad
ISA's mission is to provide high quality education abroad opportunities to college students from around the world at an affordable price. From community-based projects to real-world international internships, ISA will work with you to identify opportunities that challenge you to learn, grow and strengthen your practical knowledge and skills abroad.
Padnos International Center
Volunteering abroad gives you the opportunity to serve international communities in need, and build on a previous study abroad experience or enhance the one in which you are participating. Many GVSU students are interested in volunteer service abroad. Keep in mind that if you choose to study abroad, volunteering may be an option though your program sponsor.