After almost a decade of restrictions on travel and study abroad to Mexico, The University of Texas at Austin has fast-tracked efforts to make Mexico-based study abroad programs more accessible to U.S. undergraduate students. "A Roadmap to (Re) Engaging with Mexico" is a guide for other U.S. institutions of higher education to establish or expand educational programming in Mexico.
A Roadmap to (Re) Engaging with Mexico: a guide for U.S. institutions of higher education to establish or expand educational programming to Mexico
- Chapter 1: Evaluating Health and Safety for Abroad Programs
- Chapter 2: Gaining Support from Faculty, Academic Advisors, and University Administrators
- Chapter 3: Overcoming Negative Myths and Perceptions in Order to Dispel Stereotypes
- Chapter 4: Collaborating through both Old and New Models
- Chapter 5: Marketing Ideas for Countering the American Fixation on Europe
- Chapter 6: Accessing Partnerships beyond Traditional Bilateral Cooperation
Download the Guide
Explore proven strategies and methods for building policies and identifying champions to begin or reinvigorate academic programming in Mexico to expand global opportunities for your students.
There are opportunities to learn more about successful (re)engagement with Mexico. We will be offering a webinar as well as an in-person workshop prior to the 2018 NAFSA Conference in Philadelphia and poster session at the 2018 Diversity Abroad Conference in Miami.
The webinar and in-person workshop will be facilitated by Monya Lemery and Jess Miller.
International Risk & Insurance Analyst, UT Systems
This free webinar which will walk you through establishing the foundation for successful (re)engagement with Mexico.
Quickly jump-start programming in Mexico:
- Addressing health and safety concerns
- New program development
- Marketing and outreach
Date and Time
The 60-minute webinar will be offered on the following dates (choose one):
- Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 1 p.m. EST/10 a.m. PST
- Monday April 23, 2018 - 1 p.m. EST/10 a.m. PST
PowerPoint Presentation and Webinar Recording
Join us for an in-person workshop to jump-start development of Mexico programming at your institution and to delve deeper than the webinar. Conveniently scheduled immediately prior to the 2018 NAFSA Conference in Philadelphia. Representatives of the Mexican Embassy and the Mexican Consulate of Philadelphia will be present.
The workshop cost is covered by a grant from the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City and includes:
- Printed copy of “A Roadmap to (Re) Engaging with Mexico: A guide for U.S. institutions of higher education to establish or expand educational programming in Mexico.”
- Coffee and snacks.
Temple University Center City
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
This workshop is geared towards U.S. institutions who want to jump-start study abroad programming in Mexico after a period of reduced mobility. Agenda includes:
- Background on the Mexico Roadmap Project
- Risk Mitigation and Crisis Management
- Program Development and Marketing Strategies
Register soon as space is limited. Registration closes May 21, 2018. You will receive an email confirmation of your registration within one week. Questions?
Diversity Abroad Conference
Roadmap to Re-engagement: A Case Study on U.S. Education Abroad to Mexico
Date and Time
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 4:45 - 6:00 p.m. EST
4th and 5th-floor Atrium of the JW Marriot Marquis Miami Hotel