Faculty-Staff Directed Programs


Faculty-Staff Directed Programs

FACULTY AND STAFF DIRECTED PROGRAMMING ABROAD: The materials are provided as a resource for any new and continuing faculty and staff interested in leading a short-term program abroad. Please review the handbook below and connect early in your planning process.

The Faculty and Staff-Directed Programming Abroad Handbook

This handbook provides a comprehensive overview as well as the required forms for the faculty and staff-directed process at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.  Contents include:

  • an overview of the process
  • compensation and budget
  • the planning process
  • responsibilities
  • program providers
  • the proposal form 

This handbook was updated Feb. 2020 and is a resource for all new and continuing program leaders. All leaders are encouraged to connect with colleagues in International Affairs early in their planning process.

The Faculty/Staff Directed Abroad Emergency Plan Guide and Worksheet is due prior to your departure.  It is due AFTER your program is approved, your student recruitment is complete, and your program is going (Note: in addition to the completed materials for the emergency plan, all program leaders are required to attend the faculty pre-departure with university risk managers).

Policy and Procedures - UCCS Student International Educational Travel: Please review the policy and procedures below if you are leading or planning to lead a program abroad for UCCS

Please contact us at 719-255-5018 to schedule a meeting or email international@uccs.edu.