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Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Global Engagement Scholar (GES) program open to all majors?

Yes! All undergraduates with a 3.0 GPA or higher who are interested in enhancing their global competency are welcome to participate.

Is the GES program a minor?

No, the GES program is not a minor. This is a zero credit program. All students who successfully complete the program will receive a certificate and designation on their transcripts.

How do I sign up?

Attend an orientation session to sign up. Orientations will be offered multiple times per year. Attendance is mandatory for admission to the program. Visit or email for more information.

Can activities I have already completed be used to fulfill GES requirements?

Yes. However, the events/programs and portfolio requirements must be completed after signing up for GES. Please see the program requirements for more details.

Can globally themed courses used for my major or minor requirements also count for GES?