Academic Affairs

LGBTQ+ Resources

Laws, customs, social norms, expectations, and attitudes regarding sexual orientations can vary greatly in different countries, cultures, and communities. It is important to research these dynamics in the host country prior to departure to learn about staying safe...

Gender Resources

Gender roles can differ from country to country and culture to culture. Traditional gender roles often inform the way a specific gender is expected to act, dress, speak, and navigate with the social and cultural norms of a culture. Your gender may have an impact on...

First Generation Student Resources

First generation college students may be focusing on what it takes to be successful and graduate. Studying Abroad may not have even crossed their mind and may not have been a part of a student’s initial academic plan. However, studying abroad has so many benefits...

Identity and Safety Abroad

Education Abroad provides specific safety resources for students abroad whose identity may benefit from additional safety consideration when students are outside of their home environment and culture.

Mentor Training for Graduate Faculty

Using the CIMER curriculum, trained facilitators lead faculty through a workshop that explores the best practices for graduate mentors, including aligning expectations and communicating across cultural differences.

Preparing for Graduate School: Fostering Diversity and Success in History M.A. Programs

The Preparing for Graduate School program will aid in the recruitment, application process, and retention of underrepresented minority students in History Master’s programs. According to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, just over 7% of all History Master’s...

Mentor Training for Graduate Faculty

Using the CIMER curriculum, trained facilitators lead faculty through a workshop that explores the best practices for graduate mentors, including aligning expectations and communicating across cultural differences.

Diversity Equity and Inclusion Certificate Program

Statistics on diversity in the workplace show that most organizations need to consider greater inclusivity to create a more diverse workforce. Executives know that a diverse workforce - including differing races, religions, ages, genders and sexual orientations,...

Transforming STEM Teaching and Learning Academy

The Transforming STEM Teaching and Learning Academy, a faculty-led learning community, was developed with these goals: 1. To introduce STEM faculty to the latest research on cognitive science. 2. To expose STEM faculty to a variety of pedagogical techniques...

Global Engagement Scholars Program

The UNC Charlotte Global Engagement Scholars Program (GESP) assist students in developing their global and intercultural competency skills. At the end of the program, students develop an e-portfolio demonstrating the attainment of these skills.