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International Programs & Services

Resources for Faculty & Staff

International Programs and Services office/department is here to support faculty and staff that are interested in leading a program abroad. Below are the services that our department provides to faculty and staff to help implement new and existing programs to students.

New Program Development

  • Advise on program creation and development
  • Funding support for new program development
  • Facilitate travel logistics
  • Provide guidance on program proposal and approval process
  • Review existing CoD and ISU relationships for collaborative opportunities

Program Coordination

  • Facilitate travel arrangements and in-country logistics
  • Advise on visa applications and requirements
  • Manage program evaluations
  • Present safety and travel tips at pre-departure orientations
  • Create online program information brochures and budget sheets
  • Manage online application process
  • Share application status with program directors

Risk Management

  • Monitor safety and health issues at program locations
  • Coordinate with ISU Office of Risk Management on 24/7 emergency response
  • Distribute emergency contact and response documentation
  • Facilitate Chubb Emergency Insurance
  • International Travel

Faculty Support

  • Prepare and train program leaders
  • Provide guidance on policy and procedures
  • Coordinate financial processes
  • Coordinate travel processes and logistics

Marketing & Outreach

  • Share student experiences abroad via social media
  • Participate in ISU Study Abroad Fairs
  • Present in classes about study abroad opportunities
  • Coordinate recruiting efforts with study abroad alumni
  • Meet with prospective students interested in study abroad opportunities
  • Invited presentations for departments and student organizations

International Travel Policies & Expenses

More information and details can be found in the College of Design International Programs Study Abroad, Short-Term Program Handbook.