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Click for NewsletterWelcome to International Education!

Mission: The department of International Education was created in 2006 to foster an institutional culture and climate that fully support international education and cross-cultural awareness in order to prepare Casper College students for a global environment.

Goal: A major goal of the department is to initiate, promote, and offer stimulating international learning activities on campus, and offer the students and employees of Casper College the opportunity for international study, exchanges, travel, and volunteer experiences abroad.


Please contact:
Maya Russell
International Education Director
Political Science Instructor, part time
Criminal Justice Instructor, part time


BannerBelow are answers to some of our Frequently Asked Questions:

  • How do I get started?
    • Everything parents and students need to know to plan to study abroad - click the link for more information

  • Is there any financial aid available to study abroad?
  • Is there any Study Abroad help from the U.S. State Department?
    • Yes -- click the link for more information

  • Can I earn college credit while traveling independently around Europe?
    • Yes -- Casper College  offers several 3-credit, distance education classes that utilize a variety of  European sites for their classroom. Click on the "Independent Study Abroad" tab above for additional information.

  • Where can I learn more about CIEE, a reputable study abroad program provider?

Independent Study Abroad

Students can earn college credit while traveling around Europe and “doing their own thing.”

Casper College (an accredited 60 year-old college in Wyoming, USA) offers a variety of 3-credit, distance education classes.  Click the "Frequently Asked Questions" tab for more information.

Some of the options Casper College will be offering this next year are listed below. Contact the individual teachers by e-mail for a course description and requirements.

  • The Art and Architecture of the Renaissance and Baroque Era
    (mostly in southern Europe, particularly Italy)
    Contact Valerie Innella
  • Women’s Studies - “Gender and Context”
    (includes reading Victorian women’s travel journals)
    Contact Georgia Wheatley
  • Nursing
    (for health science students to study European health care delivery systems)
    Contact Kelly Politte
  • The Literary Landscape of Southern Europe
    (concentrates primarily on writers from the modernist movement)
    Contact Terry Rasmussen

To register for classes, go to the Casper College Home Page
On the right, click on “Apply to CC today!.” 
In the black area, click on "Non-Degree Registration"
In the section  entitled “Register for a Class," "Follow 3 Easy Steps" and return your registration form to the Admissions and Student Records office.

Welcome International Students!
FlagsCasper College has students from over 15 countries outside the United States including Australia, Bahamas, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hong Kong, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Poland, Serbia Montenegro, South Korea, Sweden, Viet Nam and Zambia. The college has an International Students Club which promotes friendships based on mutual understanding and respect for cultural exchange.

Casper College is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students.

<< Please visit our International Students section >>
YOU can donate to the Casper College International Education Scholarship Fund for Students and Faculty
  • HOW?
    • OR - Download this brochure for ways you can help
    • OR - Contact Barb Mueller at 307-268-2517 for more information

Earn college credit while traveling abroad during the Spring/Summer of 2015

Spring Break Trip to Germany
Travel Dates: March 2015

Aktives Deutsch: Travel (GERM 2420),
spring break 2015
German cultural and linguistic immersion
course. Learn German, discover Berlin,
and visit schools to appreciate a different
school system.
Prerequisites: Completed German 1010
(or comparable German language skills)
Cost: Approximately $2,250
(does not include CC tuition)
Contact: Charles Ewing,

Spring Break Trip to Turkey
Travel Dates: March 2015

Art of Istanbul (ART 2490),
spring break 2015
Explore the cultural and physical
environments of Istanbul, Turkey. Trip is
currently full. Contact Valerie Innella Maiers
to be placed on the waitlist.
Contact: Valerie Innella Maiers,

Spanish Immersion Trip to Oaxaca, Mexico
Travel Dates: July 2015

Travel to Mexico: Oaxaca
(SPAN 2420), July 2015
Want to really learn some Spanish? Then
fully immerse yourself in the rich culture
and language of Oaxaca, Mexico. For two
weeks travelers will speak Spanish among
locals, explore the history and diversity of
a charming colonial city, and trek through
ancient Zapotec ruins.
Prerequisites: Completed SPAN 1010 and
SPAN 2410 (one credit readiness course)
Cost: Approximately $1,800
(does not include CC tuition)
The fi rst informational session will be Wednesday,
Oct. 22 at 3:15 p.m. in Liesinger Hall, Rm. 290.
Contact: Eric Atkins,

World Health Medical Outreach to Iquitos, Peru
Travel Dates: May 2015

World Health: Medical Outreach to
Peru (HUMN 2425), May 2015
Make a difference as you study differences
in health care delivery while practicing
your Spanish as you embrace the
indigenous tribes and lifestyle of the
Amazon River Basin.
Cost: Approximately $2,500
(does not include CC tuition)
Contact: Audrey Hentzen,





The tabs below house the necessary information for both participants and directors of international trips. Please click the appropriate tab to access this information.

Participant Forms and Information
Study Abroad Application for Students (Word doc) (pdf)
Student Information Sheet (Word doc) (pdf)
Student Agreement and Travel Release (Word doc) (pdf)
Health Information Form (Word doc) (pdf)
Emergency Medical Care Authorization Form (Word doc) (pdf)
Trip Director Forms and Information
Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program Information Form (Word doc) (pdf)
Embassies/Consulates Abroad Information (Word doc) (pdf)
Crisis Mgt. for Int'l Education Activities operated by CC (Word doc) (pdf)
Insurance info for CC Employees/Depts. (Assist America) (Word doc) (pdf)
CC Student Traveling Abroad Emergency Card (Word doc) (pdf)
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