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 assit 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:
ISIC (International Student Identity Card)
Faculty, staff and students traveling outside the US on a university-affiliated trip, program or course are required to purchase an ISIC, which provides medical emergency assistance and traverler's benefits.
Faculty, staff and students are to login using the regular Valpo user ID and login. Upon submission, the $26.80 payment must be submitted to the Office of International Programs and the card will be issued by the One Card Office located in the CLIRR. To learn more about the benefits and discounts associated with the ISIC, please see MyISIC.com.
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.