Alternative Student Breaks (ASB)

Alternative Student Breaks (ASB)


Alternative Student Breaks (ASB) seeks to educate Northwestern University students about specific social issues by immersing them in service-learning activities in a wide array of communities across the country. A student-run, student-driven organization, ASB strives to encourage lifelong social action by involving, educating, and heightening students’ social awareness during their time at Northwestern.

Basic Information

Opportunity Type: 

  • Service Trip, Student group

Opportunity Timeframe: 

  • Short Term (Less than 1 quarter), Other

Opportunity Timeframe Other: 

Northwestern Winter Break

Opportunity Regions: 

  • Location Varies, Latin America and the Caribbean

Location Map: 

Requirements & Prerequisites


  • Undergraduate Students

Other Limits on Participation: 

Northwestern students only.

Language Requirement: 


Academic Information

Course Credit Availability: 

  • Yes

Language of Instruction: 

  • English, Varies

Financial Information

Funding Availability: 

  • Yes

Contact Information

Wildcard Group

Northwestern Run Opportunity: 

Global Opportunity: 

Elective Topic: