African American Student Affairs (AASA), is one of four departments within Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA). The other three departments are Asian / Asian American Student Affairs, Hispanic/Latino Student Affairs and the LGBT Resource Center. AASA is located at 1914 Sheridan Road, colloquially refered to as "The Black House."
Students who identify as Black/African American comprise approximately five percent (5%) of the Northwestern's undergraduate enrollment. The African American community is extremely diverse, with students from all around the world including the Caribbean, the continent of Africa, and all across the African diaspora.
African American Student Affairs (AASA) seeks to offer unique programs and services that enhance the collegiate experience of African American and Black students. Through our collaborative relationships across campus, we offer educational, professional, and social resources designed to meet student needs. We strive to help students develop holistically, supporting initiatives that enable them to lead successful and enriched lives.