Global Learning

Cedar Rapids Main Campus
2008 Iowa Hall

Kirkwood’s Global Learning department fosters global learning, ensuring that every Kirkwood student, faculty and staff engage in intercultural experiences as part of their Kirkwood journey. Through global learning experiences, students learn to encounter difference, understand issues of equity and inclusion, and appreciate the rich complexity of our globalized world. Students develop mutual respect and an understanding of interconnectedness through a variety of intentional programming such as study abroad, virtual exchange, on-campus activities, and more. International students, immigrant students and English Language Learners (ELLs) will also find intentional programming and services in Global Learning. The following services and resources are available:

  • English Language Acquisition (ELA) course sequence
  • Community organizations referral
  • International student advising
  • International recruiting and prospective student services
  • SEVIS advising and compliance
  • Faculty exchanges and global professional development
  • International grants/special projects
  • International Education Week each November
  • Cultural activities and celebrations
  • Study Abroad programs and scholarships
  • Virtual exchange opportunities for students and training for faculty