International Travel Forms:
Maricopa International Travel Policy – District International Travel policy outlines the criteria for international travel that is supported by the district. This policy was initially adopted by the Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board February 27, 2007, and was revised on November 12, 2014.
International Travel Proposal – All who travel on behalf of the district must complete this form and upload it into FMS as part of the travel authorization process.
International Travel Report – All who travel internationally, including faculty leading student study abroad programs are required to report on their travel outcomes by completing this one page form. Instructions are included. This becomes part of the quarterly international travel report that is submitted to the MCCCD Governing Board. Faculty leading study abroad programs also complete an on-line evaluation.
Status Report on International Travel Outcomes – All faculty who participate in faculty development programs and faculty exchange programs are required to report on the status of travel outcomes within one year following their return to the United States.
Study Abroad Faculty Resources:
Study Abroad Faculty Handbook – A comprehensive guide developed for faculty who would like to lead programs abroad as well as college administrators who provide oversight to them.
Study Abroad Program Proposal – For use by faculty seeking approval to lead a study abroad program. Proposals are due by August 1st for new programs. Please note: If this is a new program requires an initial site assessment (see form and information below).
Renewal Form for Pre-Approved Study Abroad - For use in renewal of previously approved programs.
Faculty Course Information Form – May be used by faculty who are submitting a study abroad proposal for a program with several participating faculty. In this case, only the faculty program director would need to submit the full proposal. The participating faculty need only submit their specific course information (including contact hours) as an attachment to the main proposal.
Site Assessment Proposal – New Study Abroad Program – This is a proposal to visit a proposed new study abroad site. (This takes the place of the International Travel Proposal and has an international travel request embedded into it.)
International Service Learning Site Review Checklist - To be used by faculty to assess the safety of potential service-learning sites abroad that are being considered for MCCCD student projects abroad.
Site Assessment Report – Upon completion of the site visit, the faculty member is required to submit a detailed report about the findings and appropriateness of the site for a future study abroad program with students. The faculty member is also required to file the International Travel Report as per District policy.
Crisis Management Plan – A handbook for Maricopa faculty leading study abroad with detailed information on the district's policy for responding to emergencies abroad.
International Study - Health and Accident Plan - Information on insurance coverage abroad for MCCCD employees.
International and Intercultural Education Innovation Grants (Internal/Mini-Grants) – Application and Guidelines for internal grant funds that support MCCCD projects and programs with an international/intercultural education focus. Grants are administered by the District Office of International and Intercultural Education; proposals are reviewed and voted on by the IIE Steering Committee.
Faculty Toolkit for Study Abroad – Faculty toolkit from the University of Kentucky with some great student learning exercises .