General Resources


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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
Responding to a Crisis in a Student's/Scholar's Home Country Crises in a student's or scholar's home country may be political, social, economic, environmental, or health-related. Floods, tsunamis, earthquakes, political upheaval and war throughout the world can cause enormous stress for those affected. Oct 01, 2015
Comprehensive Resource on Crisis Management for the International Student and Scholar Services Office

The Comprehensive Crisis Management Resource is maintained by the Subcommittee and consists of recommended checklists of action items to consider when dealing with crises involving international students and scholars. The resource includes general guidelines for preparation before, during and after crises.

May 11, 2015
Ready or Not, We're Here! The New Generation of Professionals in International Student and Scholar Services This resource will uncover ways to empower ISSS offices to develop a management strategy for working with and providing training and mentoring for these profession als new to the field. May 17, 2011
Collegial Conversation, A Scholar Orientation Refresher Resource

Laura Welch, International Scholar Advising Network Leader, asked two experienced NAFSAns to share details about their scholar orientation program and services. The contributors are Brooke H.M. Stokdyk and Wendy Syer.

Jun 15, 2010
Pandemic Planning for H1N1 - Resources for ISSS

Since the outbreak of H1N1 during the 2008-09 year, institutions of higher education across the U.S. and around the world have been planning for what is expected to be a more severe flu season in the fall of 2009 and the winter of 2010. Whether large, small, public, or private, an institution can prepare effectively only if its leadership mobilizes a strong and collaborative team of stakeholders from across campus.

Sep 30, 2009
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
Resources for Immigration Advising: A Selected Annotated Bibliography

Private and public sector produced resources for advisers working with international students and scholars.

Jun 11, 2009
Identifying an Immigration Attorney

Resources to assist you in identifying an attorney with expertise in immigration law. 

Jun 11, 2009
Foreign Student Advising Bibliography

A selected list of works on the major topics affecting international student advisers.

Jun 11, 2009
The World Comes to Our Campus

The KC ISSS team offers you this PowerPoint template to use to demonstrate the value of International Student and Scholar Services to other offices on your campus. If this can be compellingly demonstrated, the overall ISSS plan can be well supported.

May 15, 2009
Immigration Attorneys: Recommendations from OIE

Immigration Attorneys Recommendations from OIELocating a good immigration attorney is important. You will likely spend considerable time and money working with your attorney. As with any important decision, do your research and make an educated choice.Immigration law is complex and

May 10, 2007
Arrival Packets

A collection of materials collected by universities (Georgetown University and Ohio State University) to create arrival packets for their incoming international students and scholars.

Jul 07, 2006
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