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Terra Dotta is excited to announce the signing of our 400th client.

We are very pleased with the commitment all of our clients have made to us over the years, giving consistent feedback that has helped improve Terra Dotta software. In 2015, we plan to introduce a dynamic workflow system that will streamline everyday tasks in the office and SEVIS reporting integration for ISSS.

With the strong improvements made in TDS14 and changes coming in TDS15, Terra Dotta software is a product that can be effectively implemented and used not only in study abroad offices, but offices all over campus including ISSS, travel risk management, agreements management, and HR Competencies.

We look forward to continuing to work with all our clients throughout 2015 and hope to see you all in person, whether at one of our three conference events or one of the myriad events we attend each year.

Gary Rhodes, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Global Education at UCLA

International student support office staff regularly indicate that their international student to staff ratio is really high and that it is often a challenge to provide all the services and support they would like. They also raise the question of how they can effectively evaluate the quality of their services and the experiences of their students.

These two issues are tied together. Unless you can measure the success of your services and find areas where additional resources will result in impacts that are measurable and meaningful for campus leadership, your office will make little progress in obtaining new resources to enhance support and services.

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Isaiah Allekotte joined Terra Dotta as a Client Support Specialist in May of 2014. He spends his time providing training and guidance to clients as they prepare to launch their instance of Terra Dotta software. He also serves as a dedicated support representative for TD’s Risk Management clients.

Before joining Terra Dotta, he served as Applicants Support Assistant at the Chapman University Center for Global Education and as Assistant Director of Admissions for the Institute for Shipboard Education/Semester at Sea.

He holds a BFA in film production and an MA in Education from Chapman University.

When not working, Isaiah explores experimental music, futurism, and Eastern Philosophy. He hopes to one day travel throughout Scandinavia.

Isaiah noted that he enjoys his role at Terra Dotta because it is “a position that blends client relations and technological processes in the context of international education, which is my passion!”

Presenter: Elizabeth Lostetter

This session will be a practical how-to demonstration webinar focused on teaching you how to navigate TDS' built-in layout and graphic design tools. We will look at the Stock Layout Editor and practice making a complete (simple) layout based on the official colors of a demo organization. No graphic design experience is necessary. Please note that the TDS Stock Layout Editor is incompatible with custom layouts.


4:00 PM EST

Click here for a list of all of our upcoming webinars.

Starting in 2015, Terra Dotta will host three TDU conference events. Click the links below to learn more about each and register.

Charlotte, NC — Jan. 18-20

Milwaukee, WI — Apr. 13-15

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Propose a Session Now.
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Boston, MA — May 23-25

Register to attend one or
of these online demos:

11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST

10 am – 11:00 am EST

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST

11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST

FEB 17 — ESL
11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST



  • Eastern Illinois University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Peralta Community College District
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • San Francisco State University
  • The University of Georgia - Athens
  • University of Southern Indiana
  • Kent State
  • Tufts University
  • Up With People

You can rearrange the program application page.

Visit System Settings > Application Layout and rearrange information based on the left and right columns.

Terra Dotta is sponsoring a pre-conference session at this year’s NAFSA national conference in San Diego.

Developing Your International Risk Management Action Plan is designed for pairs of risk management and education abroad professionals to attend together. Institutional teams will spend a day and a half with experts from URMIA and NAFSA who will lead the session.
Click here to register.