International Welcome Ambassadors Program

Read about the International Welcome Ambassadors Program on page 11 of our International Student Welcome Guide below.

Meet the International Welcome Ambassadors

New Students: How to sign up for an International Welcome Ambassador

All international students and scholars will be emailed details of the program with a link to apply. If you are an international student or scholar who would like to be assigned a International Welcome Ambassador but have not received an email, please email

Current Students - How can I apply to be an International Welcome Ambassador?


1. Winter quarter: Students are recruited to be welcome ambassadors

2. March: Application opens

3. Spring Quarter: Students begin participation


  • Good academic standing and positive role model with positive disciplinary record
  • Must be able to attend the fall Welcome reception in September
  • Must be able to attend training and be in San Luis Obispo as early as August 10, 2017 to meet their international student


  • International students and study abroad returnees are highly encouraged to apply because these students have been through this experience themselves.
Please email if you are interested in applying to be an International Welcome Ambassador and we will place you on an interest list for the next application cycle, which opens in March each year.