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Faculty/Staff Resources

Faculty and staff are participating in global projects more than ever before, and the offices and resources listed below will help them navigate the various processes involved with traveling abroad.

Concur

Concur Solutions, Inc. provides a one-stop online tool for Vanderbilt business travel booking and expense reimbursement.

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Discovery Grant Program

The Discovery Grant program is designed to serve as a catalyst for significant external funding sources — supporting new ideas, cutting-edge research and the development of infrastructure.

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English Language Center (ELC)

The English Language Center (ELC) provides English-language support for individuals who have a first language other than English and who are enrolled or working at Vanderbilt.

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Global Research and Engagement Micro-Grant Program

The Global Research and Engagement Micro-Grant Program helps faculty pursue international research, scholarship and creative expression projects or to pursue strategic, time-sensitive opportunities for global research and engagement.

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International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS)

International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) fosters the education and development of non-immigrant students and scholars to enable them to achieve their academic and professional goals and objectives.

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International Tax Office

The International Tax Office (ITO) is responsible for ensuring Vanderbilt’s compliance with US tax regulations as they pertain to international persons, whether they be visitors, students, scholars or employees.

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Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries

The library sees international engagement and scholarship as one of their key strengths and missions, regularly hosting international visiting scholars.

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Office of Immigration Resources

The Office of Immigration Services handles the processing of employment visas.

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Research Scholar Grant Program

The Research Scholar Grant program provides funding for innovative scholarship and creative expression projects that are unlikely to have extramural funding options available.

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Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs)

The Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs) initiative is designed to support new ideas, cutting-edge research and the development of infrastructure by supporting emerging and existing trans-institutional centers and institutes.

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Vanderbilt Export Compliance (VEC)

The Vanderbilt Export Compliance (VEC) office is dedicated to providing assistance and centralized resources for all Vanderbilt export control-related activities.

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Vanderbilt Incident Response for Travel (VIRT)

Vanderbilt Incident Response for Travel (VIRT) is a team dedicated to providing safety-related guidance and assistance for members of the Vanderbilt University community who are traveling away from campus on VU-related travel.

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World Travel Service

Helps faculty, staff and graduate/professional students with travel needs by providing personalized support via phone or email. Employees may book directly with an agent or through the Concur online booking tool.

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