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Cross-Cultural Faculty Leaders


Faculty currently in the midst of preparing and planning their cross-cultural courses will find the following information helpful.

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Educator's Guide to Cross-Cultural Courses



Proposal Forms

Cross-Cultural Pre-Approval Form (PDF / Word)

General Education Cross-Cultural Course Proposal (PDF / Word)

Cross-Cultural Couse Syllabus Template (PDF / Word)


Application/Acceptance Forms

Cross-Cultural Application Packet (PDF / Word)

Acceptance Notification for Cross-Cultural Courses (PDF / Word)


Planning Forms

J-Term and May-Term Planning Timelines (Word Documents)

Volunteer Profile Form (PDF / Word)

Consent for Volunteer Reference and Background Checks



See the Policy section of the Educator's Guide for updated policies.


Budget Management

(Below links will open document Microsoft application)

Banner Self-Service Budget Management Information Sheet

Visa Management Information Sheet

Sample Budget

Course Adjustment Fee Form


Registration Information

How to Register Students in Banner


Smart Traveler Enrollment Program


Emergency Contact Information

Cross-Cultural Faculty Leader Checklist (PDF / Word)

Emergency Contact Information Sheet (PDF/ Word)

Medical Authorization and Release (PDF / Word)

Health Information Form for International Travel (PDF / Word)

Study Abroad Contract (PDF / Word)

Alcohol Agreement for Off-Campus Programs (PDF Word)

Leader Protocols for International Travel (PDF / Word)

Safety Tips for Travelers (PDF)

Supplemental Waiver for Independent International Travel (PDF / Word)


Contact Information

Faculty with questions regarding cross-cultural course management should contact:

Faith Minnich

International Programs

Office Location:  Intercultural Office, Larsen Student Union, 2nd Floor

Ext. 7373, Box 3050




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