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AACRAO & Welcome Corps on Campus

Location:

Virtual

oin the Welcome Corps on Campus team and representatives from participating institutions as they share insights and experiences in admitting refugee students identified by the program to participating colleges and universities. In collaboration with Admissions professionals and enrollment leaders from Indiana University, Bloomington, this session explores the historic program launched by the U.S. Department of State in July 2023, supporting higher education institutions and their stakeholders to welcome and enroll refugee students on their campuses. Gain a deeper understanding of the program's significance, its impact on campuses, and the collaborative efforts driving its success. Whether you're a seasoned professional or curious about global initiatives in academia, this webinar offers a chance to be part of shaping a more inclusive academic landscape. Register now to join the conversation and contribute to the Welcome Corps on Campus initiative.

By attending this session, AACRAO members will:

  • Gain more insights from the admissions staff of academic institutions that have successfully admitted refugee students for the 2024 cohort. Learn their experiences and best practices for admitting WCC students to their campuses.
  • Understand the context of refugee students and how the Welcome Corps on Campus addresses the gap in access to higher education for refugee students.
  • Learn how student selection works and what institutions can expect from the placement process and timelines, and
  • Learn how to get involved and where to access resources, tools, and information about the Welcome Corps on Campus.

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