Exchange Opportunities
National Student Exchange
Terminology

Home Institution
Fort Hays State University

Host Institution               
The college or university you will attend during the exchange period.

Exchange Student
You!  When you go to a host institution, you are not considered a transfer student, but an exchange student.

NSE Coordinator
There is an NSE coordinator at both the host and home intuitions who coordinates the NSE program.  Carol Solko-Olliff, Director of International Student Services is the NSE Coordinator at FHSU. 

Plan A
One of two participation payment plans you will find in the NSE Directory.  FHSU does not offer Plan A participation.

Plan B
One of two participation payment plans you will find in the NSE Directory.  Under Plan B, you pay FHSU’s affordable tuition and fees through TigerTracks while on exchange.

1:1 Exchange
The host campus will accept students first from those campuses where it intends to place its own students, and other students are accepted as space permits. 

Even Exchange
The host campus will accept no more than the number of students it intends to send on exchange.

Open Exchange
The host campus will accept all qualified students who apply.

Uneven Exchange
The host campus will accept a few more students than it intends to send on exchange.

Are there other terms that should be defined?  Something you don’t understand?  Contact the NSE Coordinator for more information!