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Global Greyhounds (GG)

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Global Greyhounds (formerly known as ISOCs) are responsible for orienting new and visiting international students to the campus and the Baltimore area. They also assist the international students in integrating into the Loyola University Maryland community. 


Under the guidance of the Director of International Student Services, Global Greyhounds:

  • Attend a four-day training session at the beginning of the academic year
  • Greet arriving international students at BWI airport
  • Participate in all activities related to the orientation of internationals whether they occur on or off campus
  • Attend one of three day-trips for the international students per semester
  • Assist international students with integration into campus life
  • Be available to internationals on an informal basis to answer questions
  • Help make social connections between international students and other Loyola students

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Requirements for Consideration

  • Inquire with OISS if interested for a list of all requirements.
  • Must have studied abroad, be an international student, or have other abroad experiences. 
  • Must show evidence of leadership skills
  • Must be at least a junior at Loyola University Maryland
  • Cannot be on academic or disciplinary probation
  • Cannot already be an Evergreen, R.A. or Service Coordinator

Benefits of the Position

  • The chance to develop close relationships with students from all over the world: Argentina, Chile, China, France, Germany, Japan, Greece, The Netherlands, Spain, and more!
  • Early access to campus housing
  • Leadership training and experience
  • Great résumé builder
  • Fun trips and activities

Application Process

Please complete the Global Greyhound Application (inquire with OISS for access to the application materials) and submit your résumé and cover letter to:

Ms. Sunanda Bhatia of International Student Services
Loyola University Maryland
HU 141
4501 North Charles St.
Baltimore MD 21210

You may also submit these items to, as mentioned in the application. We hope to hear from you!

Students are appointed as Global Greyhounds for one academic year. The position begins 2 weeks prior to the beginning of fall semester and ends at the end of spring semester.

Contact Us

+1 410-617-5245
Office: Humanities 141

Office of International Student Services Hours:
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. EST