Chicago Semester

Domestic off-campus programs

Take your learning beyond the classroom by spending a semester of summer learning and interning elsewhere in the U.S.

Denver Urban Semester

Spend a semester in Colorado while you intern at a school, ministry or nonprofit organization that serves Denver residents impacted by poverty and oppression. You’ll also live in community with other students in the program and choose from classes taught by Denver Urban Semester staff. Learn more

Affiliated programs

The Au Sable Institute offers field-based, environmental science programs at four locations around the world: 

  • Great Lakes
  • Pacific Northwest
  • Costa Rica
  • India

To learn more about how you can help to serve, protect and restore God's earth, visit the Au Sable website. You must apply and be accepted to study abroad through Northwestern's Global Education Center before applying to the Au Sable Institute. Contact us.

In addition to interning in a Windy City business, you’ll also take classes on Christian social values and urban culture. Visit the Chicago Semester website to explore the program. Then, if you're interested, contact Northwestern's global education office to learn more and apply. (You'll need to apply through Northwestern so your financial aid applies to your semester off campus.)