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Global Ambassador Application

Mission: Global Ambassadors will assist new international students in adjusting to life at IUP during their first semester or year through one-on-one mentoring and group activities that facilitate cross-cultural learning and academic success.

Application due date: April 5, 2014

All new international students within their first and second semester are eligible for this program. You will be put in a group of new international students along with two Global Ambassadors. The Global Ambassadors will contact you once per week to check-in and see how you are adjusting to life in the United States. They will also plan monthly activities for you to get to know others and become involved in the IUP campus community. This is strictly a volunteer program, however, we have high expectations of our Ambassadors, and ask that you contact the OIE if you are not being contacted or involved in activities. Questions should be directed to global-ambassadors@iup.edu.

All fields required unless noted otherwise.

About You


Have you been in the U.S. previously?
    


 


Current Class Standing this Semester
    


 

(example: Mondays from 3-5pm)
 

Please answer the following questions.


 


 

3. What types of activities are you interested in doing with other international students and ambassadors?
    


4. What types of services and resources do you hope to learn about at IUP?
    


Contact Information





Local Address:


(Optional)




Participation Agreement

Please read the following agreement.

I hereby agree to participate in this program to the best of my ability. I understand that:

  • I should not discuss personal or academic information from those in my group with anyone outside our group due to privacy laws (FERPA). (example: GPA, personal email or address without that person’s permission)
  • I will have to participate in an on/off campus activity during the semester.
  • I can contact My Global Ambassadors anytime. At minimum, they will contact me once per week.
  • There will be Global Ambassador activities once a month (shopping, movie night, ice skating, etc).
  • I should communicate any questions or concerns about life at IUP to my Ambassador.
  • If I would prefer to have a new Global Ambassador, I should contact the OIE (global-ambassadors@iup.edu)
  • I understand that I am required to give monthly feedback about my Global Ambassadors.
  • Refrain from any drug and alcohol use during Global Ambassador events, and to otherwise comply with all state, local and university laws and regulations regarding the use of alcohol and other substances. I understand that furnishing another student with alcohol incurs a penalty of a full year’s suspension from the university.
Check the box below if you are in agreement.

This form can not be submitted if below box is not checked.

    

  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.