Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience : Office of Student Life

Winter Buck-I-SERV Sites by Social Justice Topic

Buck-I-SERV is back! Our winter trips will travel from December 17 - 23, 2022. 


The following list is tentative. As community partners are confirmed, trip descriptions may be added/deleted from this page. For a complete and up-to-date list of winter 2022 trips and trip details, please visit the official winter trip application.


Disaster Relief - Fall Break Trip 2022

Kentucky: Community Collaborations (Fall Break October 12-16, 2022)

Florida: Community Collaborations Fort Myers (re-routed from Biloxi, Mississippi to support Hurricane Ian relief efforts)


Environmental Issues

Florida: Pinellas County Sea Grant

Florida: Florida Aquatic Preserves

Kentucky: Mammoth Cave National Park




Missouri: Operation Breakthrough


Access to Housing & Other Resources

Florida: Habitat for Humanity Naples

Georgia: Solomon's Temple (First Generation Pre-Medicine Group Trip)

New York: Medici Project New York

Washington D.C.: Father McKenna Center


Animal Welfare

North Carolina: Carolina Tiger Rescue

South Carolina: Greenville Humane Society


Health and Wellness

Georgia: Partners for Care

Minnesota: One Heartland

South Carolina: Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Washington D.C.: Food and Friends


Juvenile Justice

Georgia: Medici Project Atlanta - Urban Poverty and Juvenile Justice


Human Trafficking and Gender-Based Violence

Georgia: Medici Project - Human Trafficking (Service, Education, and Activism in Dentistry Group Trip)


International Trip(s)

Guatemala: Constru Casa


Important Dates

Mid-August: Winter Break Application Opens

Sunday, September 11: Winter Break Domestic Leader Applications and International Participant Applications Close

Sunday, September 25: Winter Break Domestic Participant Applications and Advisor Applications Close

Sunday, September 25: Winter Leader Training #1, 5 – 7 PM

Sunday, October 9: Winter Leader Training #2, 5 – 7 PM

Tuesday, October 11: Winter Kick Off, 6 – 8 PM

Sunday, November 13: Winter Leader Training #3, 5 – 7 PM

Saturday, December 17 – Friday, December 23: Winter Trips Travel