The mission of the Office of Global Education & Affairs is to assist the college in preparing students to successfully compete in the job market, improve their quality of life, and embrace cultural diversity. The Office seeks to increase global awareness throughout the college while serving the international needs of the local community.
What do we do?
Serve the college community (students, faculty and staff) by including and emphasizing multicultural awareness and the need for global competencies in activities and events.
Be the primary advocate for international students assisting to integrate them into college life, provide student support services for them.
We implement and support study abroad activities at the college and support efforts to infuse international and global education into the college curriculum.
Supporting Global Education
We also work with individual faculty and staff to infuse international education activities in their professional development plans.
There is a great deal of Cooperation with Daytona Beach area public and private agencies and associations in supporting international initiatives in business, industry, education, and culture.
Click here to link to an article about a recent visit by a group of students who visited Daytona State College from the United Kingdom.
Health Insurance for International Students
All international students are required to maintain health insurance coverage while attending Daytona State College. International Students are able to choose the health insurance plan which meets their needs. Daytona State College offers coverage through IMG Student Health Advantage. International Students who do not provide proof of coverage are automatically enrolled into the IMG plan and will have their health insurance premium charged to their student account. For information on health insurance requirements and premium information, please contact Global Education and Affairs at 386-506-3141 or by email at RenaudV@DaytonaState.edu.