Campus and Community Programming


Research continues to show that integration into campus and community is key to the successful retention of international students and scholars. Moreover, Department of State regulations mandate Exchange Visitor Program sponsors provide cultural programming for their exchange visitors. Learn model strategies of good programming including planning, marketing, fundraising, and volunteer management. In addition, network with your colleagues to gather new ideas and initiatives for your work.

Workshop Objectives

  • Plan, organize, and implement campus and community programming
  • Identify strategies to enhance program experiences for targeted populations
  • Manage resources, volunteers, and budgets
  • Recognize various communication styles and negotiation tactics

Workshop Agenda

  • Icebreakers
  • Programming theories
  • Choosing the right program
  • Generating programming ideas
  • Developing a successful program
  • Planning details
  • Sponsorship
  • Advertising
  • Record keeping
  • Resources

What Participants Are Saying

  • Being surrounded by people so excited about programming and with so much knowledge about programming; hearing other people with similar programs have success, inspired me to move forward with one at my university -2016 Annual Conference workshop participant
  • The workshop was very engaging. I appreciated the fact that they allowed us to interact with each other. As well as encouraging us to think outside the box with ideas that can boost programming at our various institutions. -2016 Annual Conference workshop participant
  • The presenters were excellent and I really enjoyed getting to know the other workshop participants. Thank you for providing me with new perspective and ideas to take back to our organization! -2017 Annual Conference workshop participant


Experienced professionals in the field of international education with a focus on campus and community programming initiatives. Also relevant for Exchange Visitor Program sponsors required to fulfill the cultural component of the Exchange Visitor Program.

Upcoming Dates

Coordinate Your Own

Provide high-quality training to you and your colleagues.

Organize a CEP workshop in your area.