Planning on studying abroad? Taking a foreign language? The Global Awareness Program (GAP) certificate was made for you!! Combining courses, study abroad, and on-campus cultural activities, GAP expands your cultural knowledge and skills. The free certificate showcases your experience with and respect for other cultures. You need to complete two-out-of-three components to earn the certificate. If you complete all three, you earn GAP with Distinction.
GAP can help distinguish you as a Jayhawk ready to lead in a global society. The certificate showcases your cross-cultural communications skills, willingness to learn from others, and leadership skills to future employers. By enrolling in GAP early in your college career, you can track your progress on the three components: Academic, On-Campus Activities with a global focus, and/or International Experience.