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NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the world's largest 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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COVID-19 Resources

Explore NAFSA’s resources on the regulatory, legislative, and crisis management issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Benefits of Membership

Join the largest association serving international educators worldwide. Achieve success at every stage of your career.

NAFSA membership provides you with unmatched access to best-in-class programs, information, and resources to professionalize your practice. NAFSA members gain unrivaled opportunities to partner with experienced leaders and colleagues within international education. 

NAFSA Publications

2020 Publications

Browse the 2020 publications catalog to find the latest NAFSA books, digital downloads, parent and student guides, and other resources.

NAFSA Adviser's Manual

Adviser's Manual 360

NAFSA Adviser's Manual 360 is the comprehensive source on U.S. immigration policy and procedures impacting educational institutions in the United States, providing information critical to every international student and scholar services office.

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.

The July issue explores opportunities to reevaluate partnerships, navigate transitions, bolster internationalization on campus, and more. Don't miss the new International Educator podcast!

Cover for the July 2020 issue of International Educator
August 12, 2020

Monitoring Travel Advisories and Conditions Abroad During COVID-19

2:00 p.m. EDT U.S. Department of State Travel Advisories play a critical role in most education abroad offices’ decisions to allow travel around the world. In March 2020 the Department posted a Global Health Advisory, Level 4: Do Not Travel and a majority of U.S. students abruptly returned home from their programs abroad. During this presentation the Bureau of Consular Affairs will address assessment criteria for travel advisories, frequency of review for travel advisories during the pandemic, as well as current restrictions and conditions for U.S. students travelling abroad including
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August 19, 2020
2:00 p.m. EDT The curtailing of travel, shuttering of campuses and the resulting economic effects of the 2019 novel Coronavirus (nCoV) pandemic have altered the employment landscape in higher education, and international education in particular. Universities, colleges, and our non-campus partners...
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August 20, 2020
Government Connection
2:00 p.m. EDT CDC Travel Health Notices are one of the key indicators that education abroad offices rely on to make informed decisions about travel abroad. The CDC Warning Level 3, Avoid Nonessential Travel, which has been in place since March along with the Department of State Level 4, Do Not...
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September 1 - 30, 2020
October 1 - 31, 2020
Please sign up for the course before registration end date. All end dates are final due to migrations of cohorts into the courses. This new four-week, self-guided e-Learning course will take participants beyond the basics to improve advising strategies for F-1 students seeking employment and...
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Montana State University - Bozeman

The director provides leadership and daily oversight for both the International Recruitment and Admissions team as well as the International Student and Scholar Services team.

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East Carolina University

The coordinator of global understanding will primarily be responsible for ensuring the day to day functioning of the approximately 15–20 Global Understanding courses offered each semester.

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University of Louisville

The coordinator is responsible for monitoring and ensuring university compliance with federal immigration regulations surrounding international F-1 and J-1 students and J-1 scholars.

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Temple University

The director counsels prospective students and their families about the admissions process, analyzes institutional data and global trends, and assesses the effectiveness of recruitment and admission practices and methods.

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