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UT Tyler OIP

Office of International Programs 

Faculty Resources

Faculty-led Programs
The OIP collaborates with faculty across campus to create faculty-led travel/study programs each year. Faculty and departments can propose to obtain assistance from our office in organizing a program abroad by following these steps and submitting a proposal for approval.

View the approved list of faculty-led programs being administered in 2014.

Initiating Academic Agreements
The Office of International Programs (OIP) is responsible for assisting academic units with establishing and maintaining formal agreements that directly support student mobility for academic credit (faculty-led travel/study courses). Our office works collaboratively with colleges, schools and departments to establish collaborative international activities. Contact for more information.

Facilitating International Research and Engagement
The OIP assists academic units to apply for international opportunities and the following:

Highlighted International Research Projects:

Inviting Guest Students, Scholars and Faculty
The OIP International Student, Scholar and Faculty Services (ISSFS) Center facilitates visa paperwork and logistics for visiting students, scholars and faculty.

Attend our upcoming workshop on: Inviting Guest Faculty/Researchers to UT Tyler through the J-1 Exchange Visitor Program

Health & Safety Abroad
The Study Abroad unit of the OIP works to ensure that faculty as well as students are prepared to travel abroad through participation in International SOS, mandatory pre-departure workshops, and information found in the Health & Safety section of our website, which includes the following:

  • Safety and Security Assessment
  • Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)
  • Emergency Response Plan
  • Crisis Preparation & Protocol
  • Student Conduct

For questions or more information about travel/study resources please access the Faculty Handbook or e-mail