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Nate Daugherty
Senior Education Abroad Coordinator
International Exchange Coordinator Nate studied abroad for a year at the University of Limerick in Ireland. He also taught English in Senegal for almost a year. He has visited a total of 25 countries and 45 states. His goal, though is to have lived on all six populated continents.



Cassidy Thompson
Education Abroad Advisor
  • Faculty-led Programs
Cassidy studied abroad for six months in Angers, France and one month in Salamanca, Spain. During her graduate studies, she took students to Paris for month and stayed in Rennes, France for two months. This summer Cassidy will be going to China with the China Study Tour!


Valerie Foster
Education Abroad Student Assistant
Peer Advisor

Valerie is a Spanish Education major who studied abroad in Barcelona, Spain and stayed there afterward to work as a nanny for a few months. Valerie will be studying abroad again this summer in Chile and plans on doing her student teaching practicum on our China Practicum II program


[Position Currently Unfilled]
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Contact Us

Office Location:
362 SSB (Social Science & Business Building)

Hours of Operation: 
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Walk-In Hours:
Thinking about Studying Abroad? Come see our Global Ambassadors!
Monday-Friday 9:00-4:00 


Phone: +1-314-516-5753

Mailing Address:
Study Abroad
362 SSB
1 University Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63121-4400 USA

In Case of an Emergency

  1. Get immediate assistance using the services and resources in your host country. Make sure you know the emergency numbers for your host country.
  2. Notify your faculty director, on-site coordinator, or host institution international office. They should be able to offer additional assistance in case of emergency.
  3. Contact the appropriate insurance provider:
    1. For medical issues: GeoBlue
    2. For emergency evacuation/security services: UHC Global
  4. Maintain good communication with the following as needed:
    1. UMSL Education Abroad staff. During normal office hours, call our office. If it is outside of normal office hours, call the UMSL Police at +1-314-516-5155 and ask to be put in touch with us.
    2. The US Embassy or Consulate in your host country
    3. Your emergency contact. Our office is limited on the amount of information we can disclose to your emergency contact, so make sure to communicate with them directly.

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