Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience : Office of Student Life

Application Links

Winter 2022 trip dates are soon to be updated. Stay tuned to find out more information about trips offered during the Autumn 2022-2023 school year! Summer international program details will be added later in the spring semester. 

The application links (the red boxes below) lead to our available trip application(s). Please click to apply.

Summer 2022 applications will initially include domestic trips. Check back in January 2022 for possible summer 2022 international trips to be added to the application. 


Student Leaders and Participants Apply 

Faculty/Staff/Grad/Prof Advisors Apply 


Timeline: (pending) 

Spring/Summer Applications Open

All summer applications due (domestic participant and leader; international participant if international programs are added to application)

International Participant Interviews; Domestic Leader Interviews

Summer Trips Travel (international trip dates vary)


General Application Tips:

On the Buck-I-SERV application you will be able to select as many social issues as you are willing to participate in, you could even select ALL of them!  Buck-I-SERV places all partcipants by a lottery system. Remember to keep your mind open to ALL break options, we love them all and the communities can't wait to meet you.

We have a number of social issues and a lot of questions within the application, and it's possible the form could time out, meaning the loss of all your work. To avoid that frustration, type short answer/essay responses in a separate document to avoid losing your work due to loss of internet connectivity. This point is really important if you are completing leader or supplemental questions.  Once responses are drafted, log back into your application, paste essay answers into the form and then submit the application. 

If you submit your application and need to make a change, you can do so until the application due date.  Just log back into your application, and you should see your completed information.  Hit submit, and any changes will be saved to your submitted application.

You will receive a confirmation email after the successful submission of the Buck-I-SERV application.  If you do not receive a confirmation email, please resubmit the application.

All Columbus campus students are eligible and encouraged to apply for Buck-I-SERV. 



See application for individual trip prices.