Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience : Office of Student Life

What is Buck-I-SERV?

Buck-I-SERV is The Ohio State University Alternative Break Program!

Join one of our Buck-I-SERV Trips!

With over 80 trips to choose from throughout the year, there is a wide diversity of trips to choose from!

Social Justice, Diversity, Global Awareness

Each Buck-I-SERV experience focuses on specific social justice issues that impact our communities all across the globe. Learn about the diversity across these communities and expand your awareness of the world around you through Buck-I-SERV!

Travel. Learn. Serve.

Follow us on Twitter @BuckISERV and our NEW Instagram account @BuckISERV and use the hashtags #buckiserv! Keep checking our accounts to see updates and pictures from our previous Buck-I-SERV trips.


Travel, Learn and Serve with Buck-I-SERV as we travel to over 15 different states and several countries across the globe!


Learn about various service experiences, the importance of social justice and civic engagement, and reflection activities to enhance your experience.


Serve within various social issues, such as animal rights, health and wellness, homelessness, hunger and poverty.

Follow us on Twitter

  • This past weekend we served with Habitat Restore in preparation for the summer trips! Our goal for this upcoming ye…
  • Senior Spotlight this week is Alyssa! Check out her favorite #buckiserv memory on Insta or FB. Thanks for all you'v…
  • RT @OSUGlobal: #BuckeyesAbroad improved the quality of life among Guatemalans 🇬🇹 living in extreme poverty by building homes in Antigua dur…
  • Which photo is your favorite? #buckiserv
  • Hey Summer Trip Leaders! We have a great opportunity for you to serve with Habitat Restore April 14th - be sure to…

Buck-I-SERV Calendar

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