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NAFSA welcomes you to be an essential part of the NAFSA 2022 Annual Conference & Expo. Showcase your programs, products, and institutions at the largest international education exhibition. Or, promote your brand and latest innovations through a conference sponsorship. Engage in-person in Denver, Colorado from May 31 – June 3 or virtually on May 4 – 5. Connect with thousands of I.E. professionals at the global event that unites our diverse community!


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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Group Memberships

NAFSA offers three tiers of Group Membership for colleagues at the same institutional or organizational location in the United States that provides your team of two or more members with special savings. Form a new group or add members to your current group. Savings per member is based upon the size of your group.  

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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 New 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 annual economic analysis finds that international students studying at U.S. colleges and universities contributed $28.4 billion and supported 306,308 jobs to the U.S. economy during the 2020-2021 academic year. Access the International Student Economic Value Tool to view state- and congressional district-level data.

NAFSA Adviser's Manual

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.  

International Educator Magazine

International Educator (IE) is the flagship magazine of NAFSA. IE maintains the highest standards of intellectual quality, editorial excellence, and design to service its readers who are working worldwide to advance international education and exchange.

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February 2, 2022 | 1:00 pm

NAFSA Diversity and Internationalization Summit

This special event that is free for members convenes Senior International Officers and their partner Chief Diversity Officers at three different U.S. institutions. A panel moderator will lead participants through a discussion about the intersection of international education and the work of professionals focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Facilitated breakout room discussions in smaller groups will be conducted and relevant resources will be provided to participants. Panelists include: Florida International University Hilary Landorf, PhD, Associate Professor; Executive Director of
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February 16 - 18, 2022 | 2:00 pm
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...
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March 17 - 18, 2022 | 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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April 6 - 8, 2022 | 2:00 pm
This essential training, geared for the new Responsible Officer or Alternate Responsible Officer, covers all of the basic regulatory aspects of the J Exchange Visitor Program. New advisers will gain a relevant overview of the current regulatory issues as well as the opportunity to think through how...
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May 6 - 31, 2022 | 1:30 pm
July 13 - 30, 2022 | 1:30 pm
The NAFSA Management Development Program (MDP) is the most trusted and comprehensive management training program for international education (IE) professionals. Since its inception, more than 700 IE managers have gained applicable real-world skills that have helped each take their career to the next...
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Carnegie Mellon University Africa

This position, based in Rwanda at the Carnegie Mellon University Africa (CMU-Africa), will work with the Director of Knowledge Creation and Education Network to oversee the fulfillment of larger Education Network Pillar goals. They will coordinate activities between multiple projects within the Pillar, giving detailed attention to program strategy, project delegation, and program implementation. 

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NAFSA: Association of International Educators

This position is responsible for managing and supporting comprehensive business development strategies and efforts resulting in sustained and diverse revenue streams. This position will collaborate with senior leaders to develop strategies to identify opportunities for greater engagement through external partnerships.

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University of Rochester

This position develops and implements communications strategies for the Office of Global Engagement to enhance the University of Rochester’s reputation as a top tier research university of global consequence. The Director creates messaging strategies that support international initiatives, research, and collaborations, and promotes international opportunities and achievements at the University of Rochester.

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Western Carolina University

The Office of International Programs and Services seeks a Study Abroad Advisor who provides leadership on all aspects of education abroad, including faculty-led programs, with consultation of the Associate Director and Director of International Programs and Services. This position administers programs which include, but are not limited to exchange, affiliated, and non-institutional partnerships.

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