We hold a reception for all the graduating international students and invite the university mascot. The students would take pictures with the mascot and the ISSS office would make a photo album on our Facebook page so the students could view them later. We also created a Facebook location "check-in" so students could post the photos and tag their friends.
November 2013: Exit Programming for International Students Who Are Completing a Program of Study
- (1) What type of programming do you provide for international students who have completed an academic program?
- (2) How do you say goodbye?
- (3) How do you celebrate graduation?
- (4) How do inform them of the benefits of alumni services?
Our campus provides a graduation reception specifically for international students separate from other ceremonies. Students receive a special invitation to the reception that acknowledges their contribution to campus, explains how to sign up for alumni benefits, and asks them to stay in touch.