Mission Statement

The Rollins College Office of International Programs (IP) oversees and coordinates all off-campus international programs and all domestic off-campus, credit-bearing programs for students in the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Professional Studies and the Hamilton Holt School.   IP is committed to developing engaged, informed and culturally-competent critical-thinkers through diverse curricular and co-curricular programming that emphasizes cultural immersion, reflection, and experiential learning.  IP maintains service excellence by providing individualized, student-centered support throughout the entire study abroad process.  IP aims to model lifelong learning and a commitment to international education through continuous improvement and assessment of programs and services, and through ongoing collaboration with academic departments and co-curricular offices.

Rollins College adopted the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) LEAP LEARNING OUTCOMES in 2008. For International Programs,   the primary overarching LEAP Learning Outcomes are defined as follows:

  • Intellectual and Practical Skills
    • Critical and Creative Thinking
    • Teamwork and Problem Solving
  • Person and Social Responsibility
    • Civic knowledge and engagement—local and global
    • Intercultural knowledge and competence
    • Foundations and skills for lifelong learning
  • Integrative and Applied Learning