Call for Proposals

The 2024 Annual Conference Committee invites you to submit a poster proposal by December 6 for the NAFSA 2024 Annual Conference & Expo in New Orleans, Louisiana, May 28–31, 2024. Join international educators from more than 100 nations to foster resilience, renewal, and community. Share your bold ideas and global perspectives!


NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the world's largest and most diverse nonprofit association dedicated to international education and exchange, working to advance policies and practices that ensure a more interconnected, peaceful world today and for generations to come.

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NAFSA welcomes you to be an essential part of the NAFSA 2024 Annual Conference & Expo in New Orleans, LA from May 28 – 31, 2024. Showcase your organization or institution at the largest international education exhibition. And, promote your brand through a conference sponsorship.

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Benefits of Membership

Join the largest association serving international educators worldwide.

NAFSA membership provides you with unmatched access to best-in-class programs, critical updates, and resources to professionalize your practice. Members gain unrivaled opportunities to partner with experienced international education leaders and peers. Become a member and discover how one year of membership can make a difference.

Join NAFSA for only $199 as a New Member for your first year!

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International Student Value

NAFSA's latest analysis finds that international students studying at U.S. colleges and universities contributed $40.1 billion and supported 368,333 jobs to the U.S. economy during the 2022-2023 academic year. Access the International Student Economic Value Tool to view state- and congressional district-level data.


Adviser's Manual 360

The Adviser's Manual 360 is an online, searchable knowledge center of current U.S. laws, policies, and procedures related to international student and scholar immigration and visa issues. License this continuously updated essential resource for you and your staff and enjoy access on any device, anytime.

January 17 - 19, 2024 | 2:00 pm

F-1 Student Advising for Beginners

A must-have training for the new Designated School Official (DSO) to jump-start their career. The workshop offers new advisers a key foundation for understanding the compliance role of the DSO. Participants will benefit from a solid combination of specific knowledge that can be applied to common scenarios as well as understanding how and where to find the regulations for further reading and research.
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January 31 - February 1 | 2:00 pm
As student populations abroad diversify, advisers must take preventative measures to protect students’ well-being. This ranges from managing mental health needs to supporting students with disabilities. This workshop will help advisers prepare for and respond to health and safety situations—while...
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February 22 - 23, 2024 | 2:00 pm
Take your knowledge beyond the essentials and delve into the key components of secondary-level credentials. You can better assist international students when you have a deeper knowledge of their country’s educational credentials. This workshop provides guided practice of analyzing credentials with...
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March 6 - 8, 2024 | 2:00 pm
Clear institutional policies and procedures are essential for employment-based lawful permanent residence. In this workshop participants will examine faculty and non-faculty employment-based permanent residency cases to define issues, review required forms and processes, and develop strong...
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March 27 - 29, 2024 | 2:00 pm
Understanding and applying federal regulations is one important part of advising, but there is so much more to becoming an expert adviser. Take your advising to the next level by gaining professional skills in the art of adaptive advising. Learn how to use six different approaches to better assist...
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