Returnee Events

Welcome back to Puget Sound!

International Programs hosts several events to help students adjust back to life in the United States...

  • Lessons from Abroad Conference: February 6, 2016; Seattle Pacific University. Professional conference for study abroad returnees.
  • Northwest Returnee Conference: February 20, 2016; Concordia University, Portland, OR. The NWRC is a professional conference for students and recent graduates who have returned from an international education experience:
  • Frank Tobey Jones Retirement Center: Typically the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Volunteer and share your study abroad experiences with senior citizens. Please contact Allyson Lindsley ( if you are interested.
  • Pre-Departure Sessions: Early April. Talk about your experiences with students who are going abroad for summer and fall. Please contact International Programs (

Stay tuned for more events in the Spring.