If you are interested in running a study-abroad program, this Faculty Planning Guide is your primary reference tool. From conception of the program idea through the planning and execution of the program, the guide will walk you through each step of the process.
- If you will be requesting a field advance, please be sure to familiarize yourself with the process.
- The UW Travel Office provides several useful links related to foreign travel, including UW policies that you should review.
The U.S. State Department is an excellent resource as you prepare yourself and your students for travel.
Explore, experience, enrich, enjoy
Teaching abroad? Writing about your travels? UW Tacoma’s travel blog, Postcards, offers students and faculty who are studying or teaching abroad an opportunity to write about their travel experiences. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to get started.
Preparing for emergencies
What would you do in an emergency? The following resources from the Spring 2011 Faculty Workshop 'Revolutions and Earthquakes' are available for your review. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
- Staying Safe and Managing Emergencies Abroad with an Overview of UW in Egypt and Japan, Brent Barker, Office of Global Affairs
- Best Practices for Global Travel, Brent Barker, Office of Global Affairs
- Recognizing and Assisting Students in Distress While Abroad, Jeri Carter, Student Health & Wellness
- Guidelines for Program Directors to Respond to Students' Apparent Mental Health Issues While on Study Abroad Programs, Jeri Carter, Student Health & Wellness
- Suggestions for Managing Difficult Conversations, Jeri Carter, Student Health & Wellness
- Consultation Questions About Student Behavior, Jeri Carter, Student Health & Wellness
- Alcohol/Substance Abuse Issues, Rose VandenBerghe, Student Counseling Center
- Sexual Assault, Rose VandenBerghe, Student Counseling Center
- Student Conduct and Discipline Issues, Julie Draper, Student Services