The International Affairs Committee (IAC) welcomes faculty and staff to develop short-term, faculty-led course-work abroad for spring break, summer or other durations. Faculty and staff should consult with the IAC in the initial planning stages regarding location, cost, health and safety factors to incorporate into your proposal. Approvals for academic credit will be given by the Office of the Provost.
Once the trip proposal has been reviewed by the IAC, please submit the following:
What the Office of International Programs can assist you with:
All participants are required to sign the Study Abroad Program Agreement which serves as a waiver and emergency contact form. Submit the form to the Office of International Programs along with a copy of the traveler's passport prior to departure.
To review the University's student travel policies, please reference the General Counsel link below:
Students, faculty, staff, alumni and volunteers participating on a Valparaiso University sponsored trip outside the United States are automatically covered by the EIIA International Travel Program, in partnership with FrontierMEDEX, which provides emergency-based medical assistance, personal security, and medical evacuation and repatriation services.
For more information on the EIIA International Travel Program, please visit: eiia.org/foreignassist.
Please contact Julie Maddox (firstname.lastname@example.org), Director of Study Abroad Programs, for general questions, a job description and application. Upcoming application processes and deadlines will be announced through the Office of the Provost.Click here to view profiles of our current Resident Directors.