Global Awareness

Hand holding Globe - Global Awareness


  1. Complete an study abroad program or attend an information session about study abroad

  2. Attend two global-themed programs, lectures or events sponsored by the Institute for Global Interdisciplinary Studies or other academic department

  3. Attend two programs, lectures or events designed to raise awareness about a global social justice issues (self-reflection)


  • Attend an information session about study abroad 
  • Complete an international service experience
  • Participate in the Global Learning community
  • Participate in a research project or service experience related to immigration 
  • Participate in a campaign for a candidate running for office
  • Participate a in voter registration drive
  • Attend local township commission meeting
  • Write an editorial to the student or local newspaper on a global or local issue 

How do I enroll in SLICE?


Registration for the SLICE program is free, quick and easy! All students are automatically enrolled in SLICE through VUGroups.

  • Click on VU Groups below
  • LOG IN using your VU ID and Password
  • Click on VIEW MAP (button on lower right)
  • Check out the Events and side navigation

Why participate in SLICE?

Students can complete the SLICE program at their own pace. When the requirements are completed, students are eligible to be inducted into the Villanova Student Life Circle of Excellence. Members of this organization will enjoy special privileges throughout the remainder of their Villanova careers, including receptions with campus leaders, alumni engagement opportunities, invitations to special campus events and much more.