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Program Overview and Oversight

Copies of FSCJ's Existing Memoranda of Understanding and Agreements with Third-Party Providers (Gen. Counsel's office)  

Guidelines from FCIE about Study Abroad Agreements Between Colleges/Universities and Their Consortia

Guidelines from CCID about Study Abroad Agreements Between Colleges/Universities and Their Consortia

Sample MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Third-Party Providers and Consortia for Study Abroad
Forum on Education Abroad logo
Polk State College logo
The University of Iowa logo


  • General Information Requirements for Students (SAMPLES)

Document Type Institution Sampled Link
Short-term Study Abroad Application POLK STATE COLLEGE
Student Consent/Assumption of Risk/Indemnification Forms






Forms for Reasonable Accommodations for Students with Disabilities  


Student Waiver and Release Forms ASU Arizona State University logo
Photography/Testimonial Release Forms    
Student Responsibilities and Conduct While Studying Abroad

University of New Hampshire logo

ASU Arizona State University logo

Study Abroad Checklist for Students Valencia College logo
Frequently Asked Questions Documents

UF  International Center University of Florida logo

Santa Fe College International Education logo


 Applying for a Passport


Travel State.Gov U.S. Department of State logo

Guidelines for Obtaining an International Student Identification Card ISIC International Student Identity Card logo
Travel Guidelines 



Student Exchange

Seminole State College of Florida logo

UF  International Center University of Florida logo






Financial Information and Resources
Sample Guidelines for Program Costs and Payment Methods (including information about cancelations, withdrawals, refund requests, release from liability)  
Sample Guidelines for Funding a Study Abroad Program  

Links to Descriptions of International Education Scholarships


Links to Information About the Use of Florida Prepaid College Funds and Florida Bright Futures Scholarships

Sample Documents for a Study Abroad Emergency Resource Fund  

Processes and Timelines for the Following: 









Financial Aid & Study Abroad- (Administrators)

University of North Florida logo

CUNY The City University of New York


Valencia College logo

ASU Arizona State University logo


AIFS  American Institute for Foreign Study Foundation logo

Fund for Education Abroad logo













Financing Study Abroad

Whatley, M. (2017). Financing study abroad: an exploration of the influence of financial factors on student study abroad patterns. Journal of Studies in International Education21(5), 431–449. 



Suggested Articles: (For easy access, make sure you are logged into myFSCJ, Library and Learning Commons)


Rentfrow, M. (1992, February 3). Faculty trip to Yucatan provides educational insights: new class rises from vacation experience. The Campus Voice, p.9. Retrieved from Islandora FLVC FSCJ digital archive,

Leading a Study Abroad Program

Arens, N. R. ., Holmquist, H. hanna. holmquist@sdstate. ed., & Bott-Knutson, R. C. . (2018). Student preferences for faculty-led honors study abroad experiences. Honors in Practice14, 27–41.

Jeongyi Lee1, & Negrelli, K. (2018). Cultural identification, acculturation, and academic experience abroad: a case of a joint faculty-led short-term study abroad program. Journal of International Students8(2), 1152–1072.

Madden, T. M. 1. maddenti16@ecu. ed., McMillan, A., & Madden, L. T. . (2019). This is not a vacation: the shadow side of study abroad programs for faculty. Journal of Management Education43(2), 185–199.

Mule, L. W. ., Audley, S., & Aloisio, K. A. (2018). Short-term, faculty-led study abroad and global citizenship identification: insights from a global engagement program. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad30(3), 20–37.

Niehaus, E., Reading, J., Nelson, M. J. ., Wegener, A., & Arthur, A. (2018). Faculty engagement in cultural mentoring as instructors of short-term study abroad courses. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad30(2), 77–91.

Shostya, A., & Morreale, J. C. . (2017). Fostering undergraduate research through a faculty-led study abroad experience. International Journal of Teaching & Learning in Higher Education29(2), 300–308.

Related Websites

The Forum on Education Abroad- Standards of Good Practice

NAFSA: Association of International Educators- Faculty Led Programs


Integrating Service Learning Into a Study Abroad Program

Cotten, C. ccotten1@uwf. ed., & Thompson, C. (2017). High-impact practices in social work education: a short-term study-abroad service-learning trip to guatemala. Journal of Social Work Education53(4), 622–636.

Le, Q. ., Raven, P. 1. pvraven@seattleu. ed., & Chen, S. (2013). International service learning and short-term business study abroad programs: a case study. Journal of Education for Business88(5), 301–306.

Marijuan, S., & Sanz, C. (2018). Expanding boundaries: current and new directions in study abroad research and practice. Foreign Language Annals51(1), 185–204.

Rubin, D. L. 1,., & Matthews, P. H. . (2013). Learning outcomes assessment: extrapolating from study abroad to international service-learning. Journal of Higher Education Outreach & Engagement17(2), 67–86.


Facilitating an Alternative Spring Break Program

Beatty, S. H., Meadows, K. N. 4,5,., SwamiNathan, R., & Mulvihill, C. (2016). The effects of an alternative spring break program on student development. Journal of Higher Education Outreach & Engagement20(3), 90–118.

Bouldin, J., & Smith, H. (2013). Enhancing learning through alternative spring break programs. Campus Activities Programming45(7), 52–55.

Hoey, J. J., & Feld, G. J. A. (2014). Alternative spring break at the Savannah college of art and design: engaging art and design students in community service. New Directions for Institutional Research2014(162), 77–86.

Whitney Eulich Correspondent. (2018, March 23). Spring break in Puerto Rico? After María, that means “rebuild,” not “relax.” Christian Science Monitor, p. N.PAG.

Related Website

Break -Alternative Breaks 

Break Alternative Breaks Active Citizenship

Break Alternative Break Citizenship schools

Providing Clery Act and Title IX Training

Brubaker, S. J. sbrubaker@vcu. ed., & Mancini, C. (2017). The impact of increased state regulation of campus sexual assault practices: perspectives of campus personnel. Journal of School Violence16(3), 286–301.

Hanley, R. (2015). Title ix, sexual harassment, and academic freedom: what no one seems to understand. AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom6, 1–8.

Lee, E. A. S. (2017). The Clery act on campus: status update and gender implications. New Directions for Community Colleges2017(179), 59–66.

Stafford, D. A. ., & Debowes, M. (2017). Promoting Clery act compliance. University Business20(3), 46–47. 

Thornton, S. (2017). Complying with title ix while protecting shared governance, academic freedom, and due process: a model sexual misconduct policy. AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom8, 1–16.

Welfare, L. E. 1. welfare@vt. ed., Wagstaff, J., & Haynes, J. R. . (2017). Counselor education and title ix: current perceptions and questions. Counselor Education & Supervision56(3), 193–207. 

Related websites

U.S. Department of Education -Title IX and Sex Descrimination

FSCJ Campus Policies-Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes

Clery Center


Short-Term Study Abroad Program

Caldwell, P., & Purtzer, M. A. (2015). Long-Term Learning in a Short-Term Study Abroad Program: “Are We Really Truly Helping the Community?” Public Health Nursing, (5), 577.

Ramakrishna, H., Sarkar, A., & Vijayaraman, B. (2016). Factors Affecting the Design of Short-Term Study-Abroad Programs: An Exploratory Study of Two Business Schools. Journal of Teaching in International Business27(2/3), 124–141.

Seldes, S. (2018, September 7). Explore the world: study abroad with IRSC in 2019. TCPalm. Retrieved from


Study Abroad Programs

Cuellar, N. G. (2016). Study Abroad Programs. Journal of Transcultural Nursing27(3), 209–209.


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More articles and websites
Melibee Global logo

Rausch, K. (2014, March 30). Blog. Retrieved from Melibee Global:

Frontiers Journal logo

Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad

ACE Center for International Education and Global Engagement logo

ACE CIGE Insights Mapping International Joint and Dual Degrees: U.S. Program Profiles and Perspectives

Santa Fe College International Education logo "Santa Fe College hosted a delegation of twelve Ukrainian higher education leaders from May 2-13, 2016 as part of a six week Community College Administrator Program (CCAP) funded by the United States Department of State. " -Santa Fe College, Community College Administrator Program, Ukraine logo

Clayton, N. (2017, August 29). 21 organizations that will make you want to study abroad. Retrieved from


Weidman, B. (2015, December 31). The 15 best study abroad organizations. Retrieved from

AIA American International Academy -Global Education logo

EF College Study Tours logo

EF College Study Tours- Help Center

World Affairs Council of Jacksonville 

Peace Works Travel logo

Peace Works Travel -Educational Student Travel Programs

Silk Road Treasure Tours logo

Edu. Silk Road Treasure Educational Tours to Central Asia

Far Horizons Archeological & Cultural Trips, Inc. logo

Far Horizons Archaeological & Cultural Trips, Inc. - Central Asia Silk Road Tour of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan

  SUNY COIL CENTER COIL Center for Online International Learning

COIL Institute for Globally Networked Learning in the Humanities Course Development and Implementation Case Study 4. Belize - USA: English Literature & Composition 


FSCJ Calendar of Events and Celebrations & Examples from other Colleges

FSCJ Calendar of Events


Intercultural Awareness Month


Diversity Awareness

International Education Week - Valencia College


Clubs and Organizations




FSCJ Foreign Currency Trading Club

Mark Barber

International Club

Laura Pitois

Spanish Club

Jannefer Coleman

Center for Cultures, Languages, and Societies

Maria Colavito

ESOL Language Buddies' Program

Catherine Rifkin

International Chit-Chat

Arias Suarez & Eva Solano

Language Council

Claire Reetz