Building Our Global Community Registration Information

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All courses taken for the program are free of charge to participants. Most sessions will take place in the International Commons, International Programs, 1117 University Capitol Centre.

Registration Information

Participants must register for all courses in advance. Confirmations will be sent via email for registrations received at least 6 days prior to each session.

Online registration is now available in UI Self Service:
1) Go to UI Employee Self Service, and click the “Personal” tab
2) Go to Learning and Development, and click on “My Training”
3) Click “Available Sessions and Series”
4) Available sessions default to Alphabetical order-find the class you are interested in, click title, and “Enroll in Session”. All of the series' classes begin with the code "BGC."

If you need further assistance please contact the office of UI Learning and Development by emailing

Participants who plan to earn a certificate must register for and attend the introduction session and at least four specialized sessions of their choice. Participants do not need to take the introduction session before attending any of the specialized sessions. 

Global Certificates earned during the 2017-2018 academic year will be awarded in June 2019!

Contact Brandon Paulson with questions about the Building Our Global Community certificate program by email or phone (319) 335-0335.

UI Accessibility Statement:
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Brandon Paulson in advance at (319) 335-0335.