Advocacy Day

The global coronavirus pandemic and the 2020 general election will impact international education in significant and lasting ways. Be a powerful voice to support and sustain the field at NAFSA's virtual Advocacy Day 2021.


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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Recognize Excellence

The NAFSA International Education Awards and NAFSA Knowledge Community Awards honor excellence and achievement across international education. Recognize exceptional contributions of colleagues and mentors who have made significant and innovative contributions to the field. Submit your nomination by February 1.

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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 International Student Economic Value Tool

Student Economic Value

Discover how international students studying at U.S. colleges and universities contribute to our economy.

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 January issue explores different facets of leadership, including a reflection from NAFSA's CEO and executive director on the events of January 6.

Cover for the January 2021 issue of International Educator
February 1 - 28, 2021
March 1 - 31, 2021

F-1 Advising: Getting Started

Please sign up for the course before registration end date. All end dates are final due to migrations of cohorts into the courses. As a new international student adviser, you need to get up to speed quickly to ensure compliance among F-1 students. This 4-week, self-paced course brings you into the office of a typical university to work with and support their international students. Through six online modules, you will address the many challenges you will face in your advising role--from administering the initial I-20, visa and entry procedures, legal employment, and managing transitions
Program Details & More
February 23, 2021
e-Learning Seminar
Application of analysis for strategic decisionmaking. How do we understand which aspects of our programs or courses lead to desired outcomes? How can we best communicate the importance of various program elements to achieving goals in the program, classroom, department, or institution? This event...
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June 1 - 4, 2021
NAFSA: Association of International Educators, the world’s largest association dedicated to international education and exchange, invites you to the NAFSA 2021 Annual Conference & Expo! Be a part of the most diverse and comprehensive global event attended by professionals from across the field. Join...
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Frenchman's Creek Beach & Country Club

The officer must train and supervise Alternate Responsible Officers and ensure that these officials are in compliance with the Exchange Visitor Program regulations.

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The Pennsylvania State University

This position advises departments and international faculty on complex immigration and visa regulations related to the hiring of international employees.

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The Evergreen State College

This position supports international students as they navigate a uniquely interdisciplinary liberal arts college, and faculty and students planning for extended learning experiences abroad. 

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Johns Hopkins University

The advisor provides advising, programming, and other support services to international students, exchange visitors, and employees of all JHU campuses and sites. 

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