Campus and Community Programming


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Advising Caseloads: Finding the Right Fit This resource presents traditional and experimental models of advising caseloads and explores some of the pros and cons of each at different types of institutions. This resource is geared toward practitioners and managers seeking new ideas for their office structures. Jun 29, 2017
CAS Standards for International Student Programs

NAFSA is one of 42 associations holding membership in the Council for Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS). The goal of CAS is to establish and promote standards that guide and support student services and programs within higher education.

Sep 21, 2016
Intercultural Activity Toolkit

Activities that can be used by international educators with the goal of internationalizing the campus. Activity sizes range from person-to-person to campus-wide.

Jun 28, 2016
International Student Orientation Models

Orientation programs offer a unique and vital opportunity to provide "common threads" of information and resources to incoming international students, in particular, who are seeking guidance on how to best approach and embrace their new environment. International student orientation models vary across institutions and there is not a "one-size-fits-all" delivery method. Factors such as institutional size, student population, staff support, budget, and campus culture are all taken into consideration when designing and delivering an orientation program.

Sep 04, 2015
Comfort Food: Partnering with Dining Services to Enhance the International Student Experience

This resource helps bridge the gap between educators and dining service staff about one of the most important factors of everyday student life - meal plans and student dining. This resource provides over fifteen low-cost suggestions for dining services to incorporate to make the dining hall a more international experience meeting the needs of a diverse student body.  

Aug 18, 2015
Connecting International Families with the Local Community

This resource was distributed at the “Helping ISS Dependents Connect with the Local Community” open meeting held at the 2015 NAFSA Annual Conference.

May 05, 2015
How to Develop a Volunteer Program: Three Model Practices

In this NAFSA Campus and Community Programming (CCP) Resource, you will find three institutions who offer their models for successful volunteer management and share their best practices and sample materials to help you put together a volunteer program from start to finish.

Sep 23, 2014
Campus and Community Programming during Ramadan

As international educators, it is important that we recognize and respect the various religions of our students, scholars, and visitors from around the globe. For our Muslim guests, the holy month of Ramadan is an important time to reconnect with other followers of Islam on campus and in the community as well as to reaffirm their faith. This holiday is a wonderful opportunity for campuses to help Muslim students feel welcomed, included, and respected.

Jul 11, 2014
Examples for Incorporating Returning Study Abroad Students into ISSS Programming

Among the sixteen examples provided in this member-generated resource are: coffee hours, peer mentor programs, ambassador programs, and much more. Also included is a short bibliography of other NAFSA resources that are similar in scope.

Feb 24, 2014
Intercultural Conferences and Other Events Listing of conferences, training, and events with an intercultural focus. Nov 04, 2013
International Student Retention Annotated Bibliography

This annotated bibliography focuses on research regarding international student retention, intended to provide recommendations and strategies.

Feb 14, 2013
NAFSA KC-ISSS Comprehensive Internationalization: A Staff Development Resource

This KC ISSS resource is a staff development tool for International Student and Scholar Offices. The presentation offers useful tips and talking points and is provided as a template for ISSS managers and directors to help emphasize the role of ISSS staff in achieving comprehensive internationalization.

Nov 26, 2012
International Friendship Program Video

Rice University and the Institute of International Education (IIE) are pleased to announce a new training video: International Friendship Program.

Jan 04, 2011
One Stop Shop of Web Resources for ISSS Professionals

A one stop shop of resources for those new to the field of International Student & Scholar Services or new to NAFSA's Knowledge Community for International Student and Scholar Services.

Jul 29, 2009
How International Hospitality Has Changed World Relations

One person's story about his travels and how an encounter changed the size of the world.

Jun 15, 2009
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