Be a Part of the Go Global Themed Living Community

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Learn about study abroad opportunities, develop foreign language skills, foster appreciation and respect for other cultures, all while welcoming new international students to campus.

"Go Global!" allows UTC students to live with and learn from returning UTC exchange students and new international students from all over the world.

UTC students minoring or majoring in a foreign language, or thinking about doing so, are very much encouraged to apply. You can request suite-mates who speak the language you are studying.

Domestic Student

  • Be a current UTC student (preference given to upperclassmen)
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Submit an interest form online
  • Attend a meet-and-greet
  • Submit a housing application
  • Pay the $400 pre-payment fee to secure your housing
  • Be respectful of cultural, religious, political and sexual orientation differences
  • Be willing to devote time with your community
  • Be willing to participate in Go Global Community events
  • Have effective communication skills

 International Student

  • Let the International Student and Scholar Services office know that you want to live on campus
  • Submit a housing application and request to be placed in the Go Global Community
  • Pay the $400 pre-payment fee to secure your housing
  • Be respectful of cultural, religious, political, sexual orientation issue
  • Be willing to devote time with your community
  • Be willing to participate in Go Global Community events

Domestic Student

  • Connect with international students and help them through their cultural transition and college experience
  • Practice your second language skills with a native speaker
  • Become more globally aware by learning about new cultures
  • Help promote international education on campus
  • Develop interpersonal and communication skills
  • Participate in large group events and activities
  • Free food and fun

International Student

  • Connect with current UTC students before and after arriving in the U.S.
  • Have a person who can help you out and show you around
  • Learn about U.S. culture through the eyes of a domestic student
  • Develop interpersonal and communication skills
  • Help promote international education on campus
  • Participate in large group events and activities
  • Free food and fun

Domestic Student

 International Student

  • Let the International Student and Scholar Services office know that you want to live on campus
  • Submit a housing application and request to be placed in the Go Global Community
  • Pay the $400 pre-payment fee to secure your housing

FAQs For Domestic Students:

Who can participate?

If you are interested in being part of the Go Global Community, you must be a current UTC U.S. student and be in good academic standing.

Will I get paid to be a part of Go Global?

No. Living in the Go Global community is voluntary. Although you will not get paid, you will enrich your college experience by becoming more culturally aware and getting to know people from all over the world.

Do I need to speak a foreign language to be a part of the Go Global Community?

No. You will communicate mostly in English. However, you may take advantage of this opportunity and practice your foreign language skills.

How do I sign up to be a part of the Go Global Community?

FAQs For International Students:

How do I sign up to be a part of the Go Global Community?

  • Let the International Student and Scholar Services office know that you want to live on campus
  • Submit a housing application and request to be placed in the Go Global Community
  • Pay the $400 pre-payment fee to secure your housing

FAQs For International Students:

How do sign up to be a part of the Go Global Community?

  • Let the International Student and Scholar Services office know that you want to live on campus
  • Submit a housing application and request to be placed in the Go Global Community 
  • Pay the $400 pre-payment fee to secure your housing

FAQs For All Students

Where will I live?

The Go Global Community is housed in the Stophel Apartments. Each apartment has four private rooms and two shared bathrooms. For more info about the amenities, please visit the Stophel housing website.

How much does it cost?

The proposed rates for the Stophel Apartments are $3,600 per semester per student.

Who do I contact if I have questions or concerns about the Go Global Community?

You may contact Senior Coordinator of International Student and Scholar Services Patricia (Pato) Lin-Steadman.

For some questions/issues, you may also need to contact UTC Housing and Residence Life.

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Meet our Current Go Global residents

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