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Student Referrals
Faculty, please click here to refer a student to the Education Abroad office and/or the National Scholarship Office.

VCU Education Abroad Faculty Facebook Group
Join our online community of faculty to connect with study abroad veteran faculty leaders and to stay up-to-date on the latest news related to study abroad.

Virtual Global Learning
Faculty interested in creating or adding a virtual global learning component to an existing course should review the information on this page to learn more about this exciting, accessible, high-impact practice in global education.

Faculty-Led Study Abroad
Each year, our VCU professors lead groups of students on short-term study abroad programs. Faculty members interested in directing programs should refer to the following resources.
Handbook 
  • VCU Education Abroad Faculty Leader Handbook (PDF) 2021-2022 version will be posted in summer 2021
Faculty Toolkit (resource for proposal process, marketing, recruiting, enrollment, application portal, etc.)
 
Propose a Faculty-led program! Click on the link to start a proposal for a short-term program abroad. Coming soon! 

Affiliation Agreements with Program Providers
VCU has affiliation agreements with various third-party study abroad program providers and host institutions abroad, some of which we have worked with to create customized faculty-led programs. Different than travel agents or providers, these international education organizations are each able to offer customized academic programs in various destinations and in collaboration with many host institutions around the world. You may consider connecting with one of these providers to coordinate your own study abroad program.
Pre-departure Workshops and Resources for Faculty Leaders
Faculty travel registry
All faculty leading/co-leading a study abroad program must complete this registry before departure.

For more information, please contact Stephanie Tignor at davenportse@vcu.edu.