2015 Alternative Break Experience (ABE)


Application Process
  1. Students join theABE OrgSync Portal. This is how communication will occur between site leaders, staff and students before and after the alternative break experience. Join by clicking here:
  2. 2015 ABE Applications:
  3. Complete ABE Application by 5pm on January 21st
    • If selected, students will receive an Official Application Approval letter.  Applications MUST be approved; you will receive an official email from your department request deposit.
  4. If selected, a non-refundable $50 Reservation Fee is due at this time. All deposits must be made by January 28th to reserve your spot on the ABE.
  5. Selected participates have the option to select a payment method. Payments will be collected at the Mendenhall Student Center Ticket Office or by the sponsoring department. Payments are non-refundable. All payments must be paid in full by February 6th.
    • Option A - Pay in Full
    • Option B - Students will select a payment plan that works best for them.
  6. Students must complete all ABE paperwork and attend ABE pre/post service sessions.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns please contact Nichelle Shuck, VSLC Associate Director for Student Leadership and Educational Programs at or the sponsoring department contact.