With its diverse portfolio of programs and activities, the Asian American Center seeks to reach out to and involve the entire Northeastern community.

Please refer to the AAC Calendar of Events for detailed information about program dates, times, and locations.

Asian American Heritage Week

Asian American Heritage Week is held each year in November at Northeastern University. While Asian American Heritage Month is traditionally celebrated in May, we celebrate in November to give our community an opportunity to fully participate in and enjoy the week of events.

Asian American Students in Action (AASIA) Peer Mentoring Program

The mentoring program creates the opportunity among upperclassmen and incoming first year or transfer students to connect. Mentors offer their attention and knowledge of resources to better acclimate the mentee to the college environment. Read more about the program and its benefits.


Northeastern University Growth and Opportunity for Asian American Leaders (NUGOAL) is a program specifically designed for first and second year Asian American students who are looking to increase and gain experiences empower themselves as leaders at Northeastern University and beyond. A cohort of students will be chosen based on their potential as future leaders and need for leadership development.

Pan Asian American Council

Please refer to the Pan Asian American Council link for more information about the Council and its function.

Student Social Activities and Study Breaks

Find out more information about social activities, fun events, and off-campus excursions that are planned and supported by the Asian American Center.

Previous Programs

Asian American Literature Book Club

The Book Club is for students, faculty, staff, and other interested individuals who wish to participate in reading and discussing literature written by Asian American authors. The goal is to read 1-2 books per semester, 3-4 books for the entire academic year.

Bubble Tea Time

Bubble Tea Time is a time for students to get together to have informal, yet meaningful discussion on issues that are relevant to Asian American college students today. Come talk over FREE bubble tea and explore issues such as stereotypes, family expectations, and interracial dating.

Fellows Program

The Fellows Program is a seven-week program designed to support and nurture students’ personal and professional development. This program is designed to engage Fellows in a process of learning and self-discovery.

Film Series

The AAC’s Asian American Film Series provides an opportunity for members of the community to watch all kinds of different Asian American films, each capturing some aspect of the Asian American experience. Ranging from horror to comedy, documentaries to the unbelievable, Asian American film is diverse as Asian Americans themselves.