Education Abroad Regulatory Practice


NAFSA’s Education Abroad Regulatory Practice (EA RP) Committee is charged with identifying and monitoring regulatory practice issues that affect the ability of U.S. students to study abroad. Some regulatory issues require liaison work with U.S. or foreign government officials while other issues are referred to knowledge communities for action through the development of practice resources and education offerings. Below you will find resources and additional information in many regulatory practice areas.

Visas for Education Abroad

Federal Financial Aid

U.S. Government Resources for Health and Safety Abroad:

Clery Act

Title IX


Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Veterans Affairs

Considerations for Conducting Business Outside of the United States

Operating Programs in Sanctioned Countries

EA Visa Help

Visas for Education Abroad - FAQs

Submit your question to get help on specific visa issues for U.S. students studying abroad.

EA Visa Resources


EA professionals: Ask questions of colleagues in the EA KC Network