Did you enjoy your program abroad? Share your observations and words of wisdom with prospective education abroad students. Through e-advising and in-person conversations, you can help these students decide which program is best for them. All it takes is a little bit of your time and a lot of enthusiasm.

The Global Ambassadors is a student organization dedicated to promoting global education among the CUA community. It consists of past and future study abroad participants interested in sharing their experiences abroad. The Ambassadors strive to promote global education and help to prepare students for the adventure of studying abroad.

International Buddy Program

Join the International Buddy Program and use your experience to connect with inbound study abroad students here on campus! Students with previous education abroad experience, like you, are partnered with international and exchange students studying at The Catholic University of America. These "buddies" can help inbound students overcome the challenges of adapting to life in the U.S. as well as give them a local friend!

English Conversation Partners

The Intensive English Program is always in need of conversational partners for international students who are working on their English language skills in order to function as undergraduate or graduate students at the University. Volunteers meet with individuals from other cultures to share information about American culture and University culture in informal conversation for one hour a week. This commitment will contribute to the University-wide service commitment. To register, email Dr. Anca Memoianu, lecturer.


Volunteer on and off-campus and share your experience with friends and other students. Talk with faculty in your department and tell them why your experience was so valuable and why others should also consider studying abroad.

CUA Cultural Connections Newsletter

Read the CUA Cultural Connections Newsletter which seeks to bring awareness to the CUA community of the culture that is all around us. This newsletter, which is sent to the community on Wednesdays, showcases cultural events at CUA and in the DC area that are accessible to students. The newsletter also provides information about culture and the Catholic Church. This newsletter is sent out to all current students at CUA.

Connecting our World

Connecting Our World is where students connect the world through study abroad. Share your questions, travel tips, and fun stories. Explore how study abroad changes and inspires lives. Discover a bigger picture about why studying abroad is so important in today's world.