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How to Apply

Apply for alternative break! Priority deadline is Monday, December 22, 2017. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the trip is full (8 openings total).

 

HAB Participant Eligibility

As an HAB Participant, I agree to:

  • Be currently enrolled full time undergraduate student.
  • Regard the Site Leaders, Staff Advisor, Program Coordinator as the final decision makers.
  • Respect community partners and the people they work with (on and off campus).
  • Respect my surroundings when I am in a new community.
  • Keep what is said during reflection confidential.
  • Follow HAB Policies (read below thoroughly).
  • Pay $35 commitment trip deposit upon acceptation into the program.

 

HAB Site Leader Eligibility

As an HAB Site Leader, I agree to:

  • Be currently enrolled full time undergraduate student.
  • Must have been a past participant in an Alternative Spring Break program (programs held at institution other than NIU subject to review).
  • Must be in good academic and judicial standing with the university throughout entire time of service (June-March).
  • Respect community partners and the people they work with (on and off campus).
  • Follow HAB Policies.
  • Attend and actively participate in all required events and trainings.

 Please read HAB Site Leader Position Description before applying.

 Application Timeline

  • Applications for spring 2018 HAB participants is Monday, December 22. Apply here.
  • Applications for 2018 HAB Site Leaders is Monday, December 22. Apply here.
  • Program participants will be notified on Thursday, January 12.