Alternative Intercultural Service Break


The Alternative Intercultural Service Break (AISB) program is a unique experience for both international and domestic NC State students to spend their break participating in activities, making new friends and engaging in service projects in a local community. Throughout the trip, team members participate in a variety of cultural, educational, recreational and reflective activities.

Washington, DC: Alternative Intercultural Fall Break

Join us for a powerful 4-day trip to the nation’s capital where we will see the sights, serve the hungry, and participate in social action. This fall break trip is a Leadership and Civic Engagement partnership with the Office of International Services to provide a service and cultural opportunity for NC State international students as well as our domestic students.

Trip Dates: October 9 - 13, 2019 (Team will leave the evening of October 9th.)

Cost: $375 per person (Trip cost covers transportation, housing, and meals in D.C.)


Black Mountain, NC: Alternative Intercultural Spring Break

Want to explore more of North Carolina with other NC State students? Looking for something to do when residence halls close for Spring Break in March? Join OIS and fellow NC State students on a Spring Break trip to beautiful Black Mountain, North Carolina! We’ll spend the week participating in activities and making new friends while we explore the North Carolina mountains! Week activities include visits to local museums, service learning projects, hiking, time in downtown Asheville and more!

Trip Dates: March 7 - 15, 2020

Cost: $250 - $300 per person




Program Deadline Trip Application Travel Award
Fall Break – Washington, DC September 18th (8am) Application Application
Spring Break – Black Mountain, NC February 9th       Application


Questions about the AISB program? Contact Asia King (