How am I compensated?
Please speak with MyKellann Ledden directly if you have any
questions about compensation.
How many students are needed for each
The target enrollment for all faculty-led programs is 10.
When will I know whether or not my program is
Our office will contact you first to let you know that your
program has been given the green light, typically 6 weeks before
departure or sooner, depending on the number of confirmed
If your program does not reach the enrollment goal, it runs the
risk of being cancelled. Our office will work with you to make any
decisions regarding program cancellation.
What is the site-specific orientation?
This orientation is meant to be led by the faculty leader. It
gives you the opportunity to meet your students, go over your
academic expectations, discuss the details of your program, and
distribute materials for your course. OGS will schedule the
orientation and secure a location. A representative from OGS will
also be present to answer questions of a more general nature.
I have led programs abroad in the past. Do I
still need to submit a proposal form?
Yes, you must submit a proposal form, along with an updated
What if I have an emergency abroad?
The chance of an emergency occurring during your program is
rare, but rest assured that you will not be alone. OGS always has
someone on-call, 24/7. The university has protocols in place
designed for particular emergency situations. There are many
resources on campus that you will probably not be aware of. While
we may not always know the answers, we will know who to contact on
Are all of my expenses covered while I am
Yes. Our office will cover the costs of your airfare,
accommodations, meals, local transportation, and site entrance
fees. Please be mindful of keeping all receipts. To help keep you
organized, it might be helpful to keep each day's receipts in a
separate envelope. Once you return to NY, you must submit a T&E
within 30 days of program completion.
Can students from other colleges and universities
participate in my program?
Definitely! We always welcome visiting students on our