Learning Opportunities Related to International Students & Scholars


Upcoming e-Learning Seminars

STEM OPT Part II: Effective Institutional Policies and Practices
September 14, 2016
As a follow-up to the NAFSA e-Learning Seminar, STEM OPT Update: Implications and Preparation for Changes, international education experts will share policies and procedures implemented at various institutions. Presenters will discuss the challenges they’ve faced in this transition process, and how they’ve overcome them. Register now

On-Demand e-Learning Seminars

Recordings of past e-Learning Seminars are available for purchase here.  

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Intro J-1J-1 Advising: Getting Started
NAFSA’s all new J-1 advising e-Learning course provides a general overview of the necessary fundamentals needed to help advise J-1 Exchange Visitors on maintaining their status during their stay in the United States. Designed for those who support and maintain J exchange visitors programs, this course features real advisers sharing authentic situations, problems, and solutions.

Intro F1Beyond the Basics of F-1 Student Advising
This course will enable international student advisers who already have an understanding of the basics of F-1 regulations to take their learning to the next level. Through an in-depth examination of the many gray areas in F-1 student regulations, participants will learn how to consider critical factors on regulations that are subject to interpretation.

Education Abroad AdvisingIntroduction to F-1 Student Advising
This course provides a general overview of the fundamentals of advising F-1 students to help them maintain their status during their studies in the United States. You will learn elementary regulatory terminology and concepts to guide students as they transition, graduate, and perhaps transfer in their program of study.


Deepen your current skills and acquire cross-cutting functional skills as you are guided through a participatory, in-depth exploration of the following topics.


Collegial Conversations

Online chats for international student and scholar professionals.

Apr. 22 - Supporting Students on the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program

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