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First Year Programs

Faculty and Staff

There are several ways faculty and staff can participate in the conversation to support international students. Review recent reports and visit the Center for Teaching and Learning to view the most current teaching strategies.

Center for Teaching and Learning

Quarterly Community Forums 

Offices of International Education (Quarterly Meeting)
This meeting generally takes place the third Wednesday of the quarter from 8:30 – 10:00 am. It includes offices from all three UW campuses. The meeting is primarily an opportunity for staff working with international students to connect with each other, share information, and give area updates. Agenda topics and updates also include larger initiatives taking place to support international students at the UW. For more information please email Kim Lovaas kcowan@uw.edu.

Int'l Student Services Office & On-Campus Advisers Session (Quarterly Meeting)
This is an opportunity for to interact with the International Student Services Office on the Seattle Campus. The primary focus is for on-campus advisers. You will hear updates from the office and share, common issues affecting international students during the current quarter, and identify relevant resources.  For more information please contact Kathy Wong at katwong@uw.edu.

Working Group on International Student Academic Support (Monthly Meeting)
A group of academic units and programs that meet monthly to discuss and provide recommendations for academic support for international students. View Commitee Members

Various Reports and Articles