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

  • The board's learning about the impacts of human waste on environment this week in the Grand Canyon! #buckiserv…
  • Big News! Buck-I-SERV is offering a fall break to El Salvador. Check it out and apply now!
  • RT @StudentLifeOSU: This summer, @BuckISERV students traveled to 23 states and two countries to complete almost 40k hours of service. Now t…
  • What a year Buck-I-SERV! Summer has us reflecting on the impact our students made and the learning we did.…
  • We are thrilled to announce our very own Chelsea has been honored as Active Citizen of the Year! Thanks for all you…

Buck-I-SERV Calendar

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