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Information for Faculty

Information for Faculty
How to Submit a Faculty Led Proposal
Faculty are now required to submit their proposal through Terra Dotta. 
Here is a link for the Proposal tutorial file and the video tutorial.

How to Set Up Your Course On Terra Dotta:
Terra Dotta Faculty Training: Program Building
Terra Dotta Faculty Training: Student Processing
Terra Dotta Faculty Training: Processes, Communication, and Customization

Important Documents
Faculty Procedures Manual
Study Abroad Proposed Logistics
Study Abroad Budget
Terra Dotta Faculty Training Manual

Request a Class Presentation
If you would like for someone from the Study Abroad office to come to your class and give a talk about study abroad at ETSU, please click here to complete the request form. 

Propose to Teach a TnCIS Course
If you are a faculty member and would like to teach a course through TnCIS, please visit their website:

Pre-Departure Requirements

For Students:

All students enrolled in a study abroad course or program must complete all the documents listed under the Material and Questionnaire Tabs on the ETSU study abroad site.  Pre-departure required documents are available on the students' application profile, once it is changed to Accepted.  

For Faculty:

  1. U.S. Department of State Registration - Register the trip with the U.S. State Department.                                           
  2. Insurance - All ETSU Faculty Led programs must purchase health, accident, and travel insurance for themselves and all students in the course. ETSU uses a United Healthcare Group plan that covers illness, accidents, medical and non-medical evacuation, repatriation.  The plan also includes travel insurance:  travel delay, interruption, cancellation, lost baggage.  Faculty sends a class and faculty roster to the insurance company.  Cards are issued and emailed to faculty.  Invoices are generated and sent to faculty for payment.                               
  3. Non-US Citizens - If a non-US Citizen is part of the program, leaders are advised to discuss visa issues with the student. The student should apply for any required visas well in advance of the program start date.
  4. ETSU International Education Scholarship - Encourage your students to apply for the International Education Scholarship as soon as possible. The early deadline for applications is January 31st, and the final deadline is March 1st. Completed application must be turned into International Programs and Services located in Yoakley Hall.