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University of Colorado Denver Office of International Affairs

Faculty Mentoring, Supervising or Advising Students' International Travel and Activities

Faculty who mentor, supervise or advise students' participating in international learning activities, but do not accompany students abroad, must comply with protocols designed to manage the learning, safety, and activity of the student. These protocols are established and administered by the Office of Global Education:

      • Verify student travel with Office of Global Education
        Faculty who teach, mentor, advise or supervise students are required to inform and verify that students have registered their international activity and travel with the Office of Global Education.

      • Ensure IRB Compliance
        Faculty advising students whose international projects require IRB approvals must advise students of the requirement to complete all IRB requirements prior to departure.

      • Ensure reliable emergency contact information
        Faculty must ensure that students conducting international educational activities under the auspices of the university have developed reliable emergency contact at the international destination.

      • Ensure student participation in pre-departure orientation
        Faculty must ensure that students have participated in pre-departure orientation offered by the Office of Global Education or by means approved by the Office of Global Education.

      • Ensure compliance with department and program protocols
        In addition, certain departments and programs have established protocols for participation in international internships, clinical rotations, practicum and other international learning experiences and academic departments. Faculty should be aware of these program specific protocols.

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