Get Involved

 Exchange Pals Program

Whether you are looking for a way to keep your international experience alive or get a taste of what it would be like to go overseas, there are plenty of great opportunities to get involved on campus!

Opportunities with the Study Abroad Office

Become an Exchange Pal


Help befriend new international exchange students during their semester or year at U of A. For more information, contact the Office of Study Abroad at (479) 575-7582 or studyabr@uark.edu.

Work as a Peer Advisor for the Office of Study Abroad


Promote study abroad on campus and serve as a first contact for students interested in study abroad. For more information, contact the Office of Study Abroad at (479) 575-7582 or studyabr@uark.edu.

 

Opportunities with Other International Offices

Serve as a Cross Cultural Mentor for International Student Orientation


Guide new international students through orientation and help them become familiar with campus. For more information contact the International Student and Scholars Office at iss@uark.edu.

Join the International Culture Team (ICT)


Typically comprised of around 50 graduate and undergraduate students representing more than 30 countries, this team offers global education to schools at all grade levels, as well as businesses and community organizations throughout Northwest Arkansas. For more information contact the International Student and Scholars Office at (479) 575-5003 or ict@uark.edu.

Become a Campus Cousin 


This is a great way for you and your whole family to get involved and learn about other cultures and viewpoints.  For more information contact the International Student and Scholars Office at ifriend@uark.edu.

Host an English Language Student


This program provides opportunities for American families to be hosts for students improving their English at the Spring International Language Center for as short as a weekend or up to a full nine-week term.  For more information contact Spring International Language Center at silc@uark.edu.